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The document, in our opinion, contains numerous calculation and logic errors. We wonder what would be ASIC’s view if an industry or retail super fund published a document that was so misleading and contained so many errors?
If a software supplier shows you a PowerPoint presentation and does not show you their software, this should ring alarm bells. And if they bring the software developer along to fix bugs in the software during the presentation, this should ring sirens.
You may have read the response from CAANZ and CPA Australia this morning to all the flack they have got this week from members and in the industry media.
If not, here is the link:
I agree 100% the whole financial services system is broken and needs to be fixed.
But you need to start somewhere and returning something similar to the Accountants’ Exemption as a start.
Ruling out support for this because you want more, when this is NOT even on the table at the moment, is pathetic, a cop out and a complete let down of the CAANZ / CPA members.
When will the advocacy activities of these organisations start to reflect the views of their members? When will they listen to them?
I would have thought with what has happened at the CPA’s over the past few years, they may have been more inclined to listen to their members – obviously not!
As I said earlier this week, it is really poor that these organisations are not supporting the return of the Accountants’ Exemption for their members – maybe their members will at some stage stop supporting them with membership fees?