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Super slow to embrace advice opportunity
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 2 DEC 2016
... echo those of new Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy, who warned at the 2016 ASFA Conference that the superannuation industry is "next on the menu" for disruption from the fintech sector. "If we're going ...
Super objective crucial to Commission review
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 28 NOV 2016
... The Commission's focus is on the whole system," MacRae said. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is concerned about the proposed framework, saying it will be difficult for the Commission to draw meaningful conclusions ...
Super funds becoming retirement ready
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... it won't be linked yet to individual staff pay outcomes," Atkin said. He said these retirement readiness measures use ASFA's modest retirement standard as their target benchmark as they assess whether the member's individual and collective ...
Super funds lagging on group insurance
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... tackle this through the implementation of appropriate policies and changes to insurance arrangements." She encouraged ASFA to "take these issues seriously and to consider how the industry can both take proactive steps to improve the current ...
ASFA board changes
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... renewed its board of directors and announced three lifetime memberships. The board composition was revealed following ASFA's annual general meeting at the 2016 ASFA Conference on the Gold Coast. Michael Easson is independent chair, HOSTPLUS ...
Super is "next on the menu" for disruption: new ASFA CEO
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 10 NOV 2016
... new Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy has warned. Speaking at the 2016 ASFA Conference, Fahy noted the "challenges" inherent to his new role, saying he "carried the weight of success of my ...
Trump bigger than Brexit
ALEX BURKE AND DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 10 NOV 2016
... will change sooner than you might think. We're already getting off the bottom in terms of inflation." Flanders told the ASFA conference that although Britain voted for change, the markets more or less carried on. "Equity markets remain higher than ...
Super funds should enforce corporate conduct: ASFA
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 NOV 2016
... companies, according to former Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chair Jim Minto. Speaking at the 2016 ASFA Conference on the Gold Coast, Minto argued it was only natural that super funds, given their significant shareholder ...
New life insurance standards for super
KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2016
... the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), the Financial Services Council (FSC), the Industry Funds Forum (IFF) and Industry Super Australia (ISA). The combined ...
Life Insurance Code targets self-regulation
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 11 OCT 2016
... is leading continuous improvement." The code has the backing of industry stakeholders including the FSC's membership, ASFA and John Trowbridge, the former APRA member and chairman of a 2015 report which called for reforms to adviser remuneration ...
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