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The chief executive of Australia's largest superannuation fund is pinning his hopes on the regulators to transform the culture of the big banks and retail sector.
Goldman Sachs has demonstrated their focus on Australia and New Zealand's superannuation and pensions space with the creation of a new role.
The superannuation industry has its sights on lifting restrictions around intra-fund advice, the Conference of Major Super Funds has heard.
The former general manager of tailored solutions at IRESS is now leading a boutique financial advice group.
HARRISON WORLEY  |    12:31PM   The Association of Financial Advisers has stepped up its opposition to the Royal Commission's final report, claiming the inquiry failed to acknowledge the value of advice.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Westpac is realigning its wealth strategy and BT Financial Group will cease as a standalone division. The group has also agreed to sell a number of advisers to Viridian Advisory.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |    12:23PM   IFM Investors is partnering with one of the world's largest port operators to acquire 100% of Poland's largest container terminal from a consortium comprising Australian superannuation funds.
KANIKA SOOD  |    12:18PM   The Sydney leg of Financial Standard's Adviser Big Day Out roadshow has heard how one of the best performing multi-asset strategies is favouring emerging markets over developed ones as it picks its investments.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The life insurance industry is pushing ahead with the rollout of new rules on genetic testing despite a delay.
HARRISON WORLEY   TAL went back-to-back, winning the Association of Financial Advisers' Life Company of the Year award for a second year running in Sydney recently.
HARRISON WORLEY   The flow of retirement savings from superannuation funds to the self-managed sector continues. But is the river drying up?
KANIKA SOOD   A fund that gives SMSFs and HNWs exposure to unlisted infrastructure assets like airports and toll roads is planning to raise $50 million in March
BENJAMIN ONG  |    10:47AM   In case you failed to notice, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) concluded a two-day monetary policy meeting not long ago - 14-15 March. Don't worry, you haven't missed much (or anything).
BENJAMIN ONG   Year to date, the AUD has appreciated by 0.9% versus the greenback.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |    12:42PM   AMP will no longer be awarding incentives for leadership teams. Meanwhile, former executives have forfeited long and short term incentives and fees paid to board directors have been reduced.
DARREN SNYDER  |    11:55AM   What APRA learned from its prudential inquiry into Commonwealth Bank, and the Royal Commission, will help shape its updated and soon-to-be released standard on remuneration.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |    12:22PM   The long-serving chief executive of an industry superannuation fund is stepping down and the hunt is on for a replacement.
KARREN VERGARA   A $330 million fund manager appointed a new chief operating officer, while its chief financial officer has resigned.
KANIKA SOOD   Industry Super Australia chair Greg Combet says the ACTU had the right to express its views and the law ensures that only what is in members' interest get through a superannuation trustee board.
KANIKA SOOD   The UK has green flagged a new type of pension scheme on the back of union demand, joining Denmark and Netherlands which use a similar system.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |    10:33AM   The US cryptocurrency exchange that released the first bitcoin futures contracts has had a change of heart.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The $1 billion New Payment Platform seems to be another headache for the big banks.
KANIKA SOOD   A new tribe of art collectors is emerging across the globe as younger high-net-worth individuals loosen their purse strings to buy more readily than the old guard, says a new UBS report.
KANIKA SOOD   A prominent high-net-worth financial adviser is aiming to have 7-10% of his clients' portfolios in alternatives as the markets mature but he's eschewing hedge funds and picking private assets instead.
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