8:30am – 8:35am
Overview – Tuesday – June 2
8:35am – 9:05am
The government’s policy priorities have been disrupted by the COVID-19 virus and subsequent social and economic turmoil. Minister Jane Hume addresses the government’s new near-term priorities and answers questions about policy initiatives for the future.
9:05am – 9:45am
Demands on licensees have never been more pressing as advisers seek direction and leadership at a time when survival is not assured and reinvention is a must. Those who are stepping up to the challenge share their plans.
9:45am – 10:25am
ASIC is moving to grant industry relief to provide affordable and timely advice during a crisis. The regulator covers its latest announcements and participates in a Q&A covering the following topics:
- Changes in ASIC priorities
- Relief over provision of advice – why it was given and ongoing monitoring work
- Unlicensed advice
- Unmet advice needs project
10:25am – 11:05am
Supporting advisers in challenging times needs to be weighed up with developing practices and behaviours that underpin our new advice future. Leaders make their case for the best path forward.
11:05am – 11:35am
The future of our society depends on the decisions we make as capital allocators and financial intermediaries to act ethically. FASEA board member and Australia’s foremost ethics expert Dr Simon Longstaff explores ethics in finance.
11:35am – 12:05pm
Experts in advice, ethics and mediation put their knowledge and experience to the test by dissecting real-life scenarios faced by advisers and licensees in this interactive session in which delegates will develop their knowledge of the Code of Ethics obligations.
12:05pm – 12:45pm
12:45pm – 1:25pm
While the framework that will define the advice industry’s journey towards 2024 and beyond has been implemented, FASEA continues to be a prominent and indeed polarising entity in the eyes of practitioners and business leaders still adapting to pathways set out before them. Hear insights into FASEA’s activities during the past year and participate in the discussion regarding the future.