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As investors seek to integrate ESG data into their investment processes, they can mistakenly conflate ESG scores in practice with more familiar financial quality metrics, new research from Eaton Vance has revealed.
One of the nation's largest super funds has joined forces with Women's Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) to simplify the process of splitting super assets.
Clime Investment Management has partnered with Sequoia to launch a new fund that aims to provide a yearly income of 8%.
The executive manager of operations at a $17 billion industry superannuation fund resigned recently, with a replacement yet to be appointed.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   New research from Allianz Retire+ suggests that if financial advisers want to keep clients happy and gain referrals, they need to better understand the advice needs of women.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   AMP has informed licensees and financial advisers it will phase out contribution fees in Q1 2020.
KANIKA SOOD  |    11:34AM   Pinnacle Investment Management has bought a 25% stake in Christopher Joye's credit boutique in a transaction that values it north of $116 million.
ALLY SELBY  |    10:37AM   Social enterprise Women on Boards has demanded that more heads roll, ahead of Westpac's AGM in Sydney today.
ALLY SELBY   Super Consumers Australia (SCA) has slammed AMP in an open letter to the board; criticising the wealth giant for significant delays in its "abhorrent" handling of group insurance claims.
HARRISON WORLEY   The use of cold calling to sell direct life insurance will be prohibited in the New Year.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The Australian Tax Office has issued a warning against promoters of illegal self-managed superannuation schemes.
HARRISON WORLEY   ASIC has taken action against three SMSF auditors for breaches and deficiencies in their auditing.
BENJAMIN ONG  |    11:09AM   The US has come a long way, baby. From US recession worries to the prospect of a resumption of hikes in interest rates by 2021. Not a good look for Westpac's Bill Evans...
BENJAMIN ONG   The recent NAB Business Survey indicates that RBA Governor Lowe still can't make the horse drink.
ALLY SELBY   Pershing Securities Australia has been charged after breaching client money obligations.
HARRISON WORLEY   The prudential regulator has hit Colonial First State's Avanteos Investments with additional licence conditions for charging fees to thousands of dead superannuation members.
HARRISON WORLEY  |    11:40AM   A $6.5 billion industry superannuation fund is making a raft of changes to its investment function, which will see the departure of its head of investment strategy.
ALLY SELBY   SEEK is anticipating four key trends will dominate the employment sector over the coming year.
ELIZA BAVIN   One of the nation's largest super funds has joined forces with Women's Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) to simplify the process of splitting super assets.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   Members of a $6 billion industry superannuation fund are being targeted by aggressive cold calls pushing them to roll over their super into another fund.
KANIKA SOOD   A registry provider that represents 42 fund managers has integrated with Calastone's reporting solution.
ALLY SELBY   Listed fintech Cashwerkz has partnered with Complii FinTech Solutions; a secure, centralised digital platform, to automate the compliance process for stockbrokers and financial advisers.
KANIKA SOOD   In a research note sent to clients, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Nathan Lim shared the four Australian ETFs the firm prefers over the rest.
KANIKA SOOD   Jeff Chapman, whose net worth is pegged at more than $800mn, speaks to Financial Standard about his family office investments including Bennelong Funds Management, and generosity.
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