About the Author
Christopher Page
Managing Director, Financial Standard

Christopher Page is the founder, managing director and group publisher of the Rainmaker Group of companies.

At Rainmaker Group, he leads business development, product innovation, strategic planning and customer relationship management.

Prior to forming Rainmaker Group, Page held a wide range of senior management roles with investment managers.

Expert Feeds Published
After years of back and forth, the legislation to increase the professional standards of financial advisers has been passed. The new professional standards regime will commence on 1 January 2019. All ...
The introduction of a $1.6 million superannuation transfer balance cap was one of the biggest changes handed down in the 2016 federal budget. Now that the dust has settled it's time to consider what the ...
If the recent scandal at CommInsure has taught us anything, it's the value of having a financial adviser at claim time. That may not seem like the case at the moment given that advisers have become targets ...
2015 wasn't the easiest year for investment platforms. According to Plan for Life research, platform flows more or less stagnated during the first six months, with inflows barely exceeding outflows (resulting ...
Parliament's decision on November 24 must have allayed any fears that advisers were going to get a proverbial lump of coal under the Christmas tree. Specifically, the decision to repeal key Future of ...
One of the biggest themes to come out of the Murray inquiry is the idea of redefining the value proposition of financial advice. We keep hearing from the regulator that financial planning needs to be ...
If you've been reading Financial Standard recently - and I hope you have - you may have noticed a particular trend. Specifically, a number of advice practices are shifting away from large, institutionally-aligned ...
Three months on and it's finally happened. After Association of Financial Advisers chief executive Brad Fox told the audience at the Financial Services Council's 2015 Life Insurance Conference that he ...
When Bill Shorten introduced his same-sex marriage bill to a near-empty Parliament chamber on June 1, it was clear his "opportunity of a generation" was probably going to be missed - well, at ...
One of the biggest problems with so-called "robo-advice" is that no one agrees on what the term actually means. Uncertainty lends itself to suspicion, and this isn't helped by research like Oxford Martin's ...
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