Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority education guidance for existing financial advisers – What does it mean for me?

Based on the legislation introduced by the Government to raise the professional, education and ethical standards of financial advisers, the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has released their proposed guidance for existing advisers to meet the new education standards.

The below document by the SMSF Association is a breakdown of common qualification levels that may be held by financial advisers which may have potential implications, to the best of our knowledge at this time, for further education.

At the time of publishing, the contents of this resource were accurate and correct.

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