Australia's watchdog bans former Westpac adviser over misconduct

Pedro Gonçalves
Australia's watchdog bans former Westpac adviser over misconduct

ASIC has slapped a financial services life ban on a former Westpac adviser in Perth accused of producing fake documents following a surveillance of his advice. In a statement, ASIC said it became aware that Phillip Emidio Bruni had been dishonest and engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct, including by retrospectively creating advice documents and reproducing a client's signature. The corporate regulator reviewed meta data from  Bruni's advice documents and found that in response to...

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