Investment research houses to merge

Two investment management research houses are set to merge, with Zenith Investment Partners announcing that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Chant West’s superannuation research and consultancy business. The deal,…

FASEA approves more courses

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has approved coursework from two industry association and two university bridging courses, in the latest update of its list of approved courses. As part…

People: ABA appoints compliance head

The Australian Banking Association has announced the appointment of Ian Govey as chair of the Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC). BCCC is the independent body that monitors and enforces the new Banking…

Choosing a brand for the future

As a business evolves, one of the issues it must deal with is whether its branding adequately reflects product and service expansion over time. This is a question we have had to…

ASIC gets a bigger sandbox

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will have greater flexibility in its administration of the fintech sandbox regulatory licensing exemption, following the passage of legislation last week. The regulatory sandbox is designed…

360 Capital on a roll

360 Capital Group has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Ralton Asset Management, a managed accounts specialist. It is one of several deals the increasingly active investment company has done in…

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