| | THURSDAY, 19 APR 2018 12:24PMWA Super awarded a superannuation and payroll administration mandate to a new provider.|
|QIC's global private capital division won a $550 million mandate from one of Australia's largest superannuation funds.|
|A University of New South Wales research initiative believes default superannuation and retirement options could prove beneficial in combating poor financial decision-making brought about by cognitive decline.|
|Australia's biggest industry superannuation fund is seeing greater member engagement by way of its recently launched chatbot and new in-app messaging capability.|
|Financial Standard readers mostly support a Federal Government proposal which would see victims of horrific crimes have an ability to access the superannuation balances of perpetrators.|
|MySuper products now have more than $635 billion in assets and account for about one-quarter of Australia's $2.6 trillion superannuation system.|
|Federal Revenue and Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has rebuffed the Labor Party's push to raise the superannuation guarantee (SG), pointing out several reasons why this is not the only answer to help boost retirement savings.|
|Two industry superannuation funds will merge to create a $10.3 billion superannuation fund with about 125,000 members.|
|GBST is partnering with a start-up online super fund to provide a digital on-boarding service for prospective members.|
|An $8 billion superannuation fund has opened a tender for its new life insurance offering, one which aims to comply with the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice well ahead of the 2021 deadline.|
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In light of the Royal Commission, the Turnbull Government has increased criminal and civil penalties for corporate misconduct and boosted ASIC's surveillance powers.
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Powerwrap has confirmed it recently completed a pre-IPO capital raise to the tune of $7.5 million.
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Two Blue Sky funds have been rated "unapproved" and "low investment grade" by SQM Research after the manager conceded it had fallen short of shareholder expectations.
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The financial advice industry is grappling with a sales culture mentality and is only at the "cusp" of being a "true profession," this morning's session of the Royal Commission has revealed.
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