An update from ASIC

ASIC has updated Regulatory Guide 175 Licensing: Financial product advisers – conduct and disclosure (RG 175), to include guidance that terms such as ‘independently owned’, ‘non-aligned’ and ‘non-institutionally owned’ are restricted under the Corporations Act. Financial services providers can only use these terms if they meet the requirements set out in s923A of the Act, including that they do not receive commissions, volume-based payments, or other gifts or benefits, and operate without any conflicts of interest.

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2017-11-16T12:41:38+00:00November 16th, 2017|News|