Date10 April 2017
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AFA welcomes appointments to inaugural FASEA Board
SYDNEY: 10 April, 2017 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has welcomed the appointment by the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, of members to the inaugural Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) Board.
AFA President, Marc Bineham said, “The AFA welcomes the diversity and inclusion of industry, consumer, education and ethical representatives on the Board. We also welcome the appointment of Catherine Walter AM, as Chairman."
Former AFA President and Principal and practitioner of Integra Financial Services, Deborah Kent is one of the appointments to the FASEA Board.
"The AFA believes the formation of FASEA is a key milestone in providing clarity on the specifics of professional standards and education pathways for financial advisers," Mr Bineham said. “We believe it will help strengthen the trust and confidence in financial services that is so necessary to encourage more Australians to seek financial advice."
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About the AFA
The Association of Financial Advisers Limited (AFA) has been the authentic voice on the value of financial advice for over 70 years. Today, the AFA is a vibrant, innovative association, where the underlying driver of policy is the belief that great advice transforms lives. To this end the AFA is striving to achieve the vision of Great Advice for More Australians. The AFA’s ongoing relevance as a professional association is derived from our success in engaging with the major stakeholders in financial advice including advisers, consumers, licensees, product and service providers, and the regulator and government. Culturally we believe in the value of collaboration to create powerful outcomes and this drives how we achieve influence and work towards our vision.