AFSL Application or Variation

Thinking about applying for your own AFSL or varying your existing AFSL? Are you ready to take full control of your financial planning business?

An AFSL application or variation can be complex and time consuming, especially for people new to the process. If not completed correctly in accordance with the relevant ASIC regulatory guidelines there can be extensive time delays.

Cowell Clarke’s Financial Services team have the experience to ensure your application is lodged correctly the first time, and has seamlessly processed variations for clients.

We offer guidance through the application process, including:

  • considering the appropriate authorisations and key persons
  • preparing and lodging the application
  • liaising with the ASIC assessors to see follow the application through
  • assisting with AFSL variations.

Ongoing AFSL compliance support

Keeping up with compliance obligations and ongoing changes to the regulatory environment is complex and keeps you from the other fundamentals of establishing and building a successful financial services business.

We can help you.

Our comprehensive AFSL Compliance Support Service provides a risk management solution that is more than just an online portal. Behind it are our financial services specialists with real world experience delivering legal advice that is practical and commercial.

It is just one of the legal solutions that we provide to AFSL holders and their Authorised Representatives.

For assistance with your compliance obligations or to subscribe to our online AFSL Compliance Support Service, please complete the enquiry form and someone from our Financial Services team will contact you.

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We have found the Cowell Clarke portal a very useful resource for our limited AFSL needs, it has acted as a central point for information and retention of our key documents. We have also found the Cowell Clarke AFSL team to be most supportive in our endeavours and always available to assist with queries.

Tilbrook Rasheed

To know that we have all of our AFSL ‘collateral’ in one place, in the right place and that it is current, gives us great comfort in meeting our obligations under the Act and to the regulator. I would highly recommend Cowell Clarke's services to any AFSL holder.

Edwards Marshall Advisory Pty Ltd

We engaged Cowell Clarke to help us with our AFSL and Credit Licence Compliance obligations. We immediately found the Compliance Portal of great assistance when it comes to policies, registers, reminders and document storage.

Stewart Partners

Cowell Clarke provides us with a fully outsourced AFSL Compliance function. Utilising their specifically developed AFSL Compliance Portal and experienced staff they have effectively removed all AFSL compliance administration from our business whilst simultaneously ensuring we are appropriately managing compliance risk.

Philip Riquier, Director, Accord Property

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