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Time to ban high frequency trading

Read David White’s letter to the Australian Financial Review on high frequency trading here. What are your thoughts on HFT?

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Poor advice from financial planners has damaged the image of the financial advice industry

The director of the University of Adelaide’s International Centre for Financial Services, David White, says revelations of systemic poor advice from financial planners from two of the big four Australian banks have damaged the image of the financial advice industry and its customers. Read more here.    

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2015 SMSF Association National Conference

The new Director of the International Centre for Financial Services (ICFS) at the University of Adelaide, David White and Assistant Director – Programs, Tania Turner, are representing ICFS at the 2015 SMSF Association National Conference. If you are at the conference, visit the ICFS stand to find out more about the Professional Certificate in Self […]

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University of Adelaide and AMP to form SMSF Centre of Excellence

The International Centre for Financial Services (ICFS) at the University of Adelaide together with AMP have agreed to form a Centre of Excellence in self-managed super funds (SMFSs), the first of its kind in Australia. The centre is expected to be operational by the end of 2014. Using AMP’s expansive SMSF database and the expertise […]

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ICFS Appoints new Director: David White

David White is the new Director of the International Centre for Financial Services at the University of Adelaide. For over 30 years, David’s career has been in financial markets and services. He has been a company secretary (of Argo Investments Limited), a natural person member of ASX, an executive director of a stockbroking firm, a […]

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ICFS Director enters South Australia Parliament

The Director of the ICFS has resigned his appointment to enter the South Australian Parliament. The Hon. Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC was elected to Legislative Council on 15 March 2014. We wish him well in his future career serving the people of South Australia. During his time leading the ICFS he worked hard to forge […]

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ICFS Annual Review

View the: 2009 Annual Review. 2010 Annual Review. 2011 Annual Review. 2012 – 2013 Biennial Review. If you have any questions regarding ICFS and it’s activites please do not hesitate to contact Tania Turner via email or on (08) 8313 8398.

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ARC Research quoted in Parliamentary Joint Committee paper

Information from the ARC Linkage grant project “Survival of Australia’s Family Farms: Credit Raising & Credit Access” has been quoted in the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The paper titled Family Businesses in Australia – different and signficicant: why they shouldn’t be overlooked was released in March 2013. Download the parliamentary extract […]

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ICFS Financial Standard article

The International Centre for Financial Services Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Fund program featured in the Financial Standards magazines Education Feature on 22 October 2012. Download the article here.

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AMP Presentation

The International Centre for Financial Services (ICFS) hosted a visit from AMP for a presentation to undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in a career in financial planning in October 2012. At this presentation to students Suzi Kinnane, Recruitment Consultant AMP Horizons and David Dunnicliff, Recruitment Specialist SANT AMP Financial Planning covered areas including What is […]

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