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The Financial Services Council has welcomed a new board director. BT Financial Group general manager of platforms, investments and operations Kathy Vincent has joined the industry body's board.
The $50 billion industry super fund will take full ownership of the largest wind farm in Western Australia as it moves to boost its infrastructure portfolio.
A global manager has appointed a new head for Australian equities as the incumbent moves to a different role.
An $11 billion superannuation fund amended its constitution to increase the influence of independent voices on its board following an APRA probe.
KARREN VERGARA   A dealer group has ditched grandfathered arrangements ahead of the 2021 deadline and transitioned the majority of its network to a fee-for-service model.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   ClearView's LaVista Licensee Solutions has had a boost to its books thanks to the increase in self-licensed financial advice practices seeking dealer services, such as back-office infrastructure and support.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   Vanguard announced it will lower fees on a number of its most popular funds and ETFs from the start of July.
KANIKA SOOD   A Latin American asset manager has partnered with Brookvine as it tries to tap institutional and wholesale investors in Australia and New Zealand for its high yield fund.
KARREN VERGARA   OnePath has updated more than 600 trauma definitions in a bid to be more customer-centric as part of its commitment to the Life Insurance Code of Practice.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The battle for customer engagement and demonstrable value in the world of life insurance is leading to a raft of new offers, including a new wellness program from Zurich.
HARRISON WORLEY   In a signal of ASIC's intent, the first case concerning alleged breaches of conflicted remuneration provisions is underway in the Federal Court.
HARRISON WORLEY   As July 1 approaches, some self-managed superannuation fund members are scrambling to ensure life insurance policies held through an APRA-regulated fund aren't suddenly cancelled.
BENJAMIN ONG   Financial markets action in the lead up to the G20 meeting in Osaka suggests participants are hoping for the best rather than preparing for the worst.
BENJAMIN ONG   Aside from the optimism brought on by the (near) bull market in Australian equities, recent surveys show there may be more where it came from.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   An independent review into ANZ New Zealand has seen former New Zealand Prime Minister John Key come under fire over governance issues at the bank.
KARREN VERGARA   ASIC is reminding superannuation funds to update product disclosure statements to disclose exit fees will no longer be charged under the 1 July 2019 changes.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   Parametric announced three new hires - a new head of responsible investing, managing director of research and director of research.
HARRISON WORLEY   IOOF has settled on a permanent chief executive and managing director.
KARREN VERGARA   The prudential regulator is imposing tougher measures for interested buyers' ability to acquire stakes in superannuation funds.
HARRISON WORLEY   Industry superannuation funds believe they hold the key to unlocking Australia's energy crisis.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   OpenMarkets Australia has launched a new trading platform targeting self-directed investors and financial advisers.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has issued a warning about large technology companies entering financial services.
KANIKA SOOD   Myer Foundation and the Australian Government's Clean Energy Finance Corporation are among the early investors in a global manager's new Aussie equities strategy.
KANIKA SOOD   Mining magnate Andrew Forrest and wife Nicola have donated $655 million to their philanthropic foundation.
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