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Passing of IMR bill to attract foreign investors: Shorten
BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 24 AUG 2012
... benefit from a tax law amendment, which removes uncertainty that had been a barrier to overseas investment, said Bill Shorten, minister for financial services and superannuation. Amendments to the Investment Manager Regime were passed in Parliament ...
Shorten reins in employer involvement in default super
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 23 AUG 2012
Minister for Financial Services Bill Shorten has been accused of 'gazumping' the Productivity Commission inquiry into default super by moving to head off options that would give employers more choice in fund selection. The Minister yesterday ...
Super governance Bill passes amid cries of favouritism
BEN COLLINS & MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 16 AUG 2012
... including acting in member best interests and giving APRA power to make prudential standards for superannuation. Bill Shorten, minister for financial services and superannuation has accused the Coalition of being all talk and no walk when it comes ...
CGT relief for super funds backdated
LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2012
Financial Services and Superannuation Minister, Bill Shorten, has released exposure draft legislation on income tax relief for merging superannuation funds for public comment. The draft legislation takes into account several of the issues raised by ...
No roadblocks to success: Cormann
BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2012
... of the industry. He was speaking on the back of the current Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation Bill Shorten's address to the Financial Services Council conference the previous day, who he challenged to look into some of the more ...
Vision for the future
LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2012
Financial services minister Bill Shorten said that by 2017, the industry will be unrecognisable, predicting the age of commission-free super and greater convergence of retail and industry super funds. The minister said that within five years, the ...
Govt targets early release schemes; defers SMSF transfer ban
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2012
... will face tough penalties as part of the Government's Stronger Super reforms. Minister for superannuation, Bill Shorten, announced the crack down targeting schemes promoted as a means of accessing their superannuation prior to being eligible ...
Trio fraud victims demand compensation
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 JUL 2012
A group of Trio fraud victims is meeting with Bill Shorten, minister for superannuation and financial services, to demand that they be compensated for their losses just as members of regular super funds were compensated. John Telford, secretary of ...
$2.8bn in lost super found
LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2012
... of missing retirement savings now at $17.4bn, a 14% fall from the previously reported total of $20.2 billion. Bill Shorten, minister for financial services and superannuation, said the lost super figures released today were a step in the right ...
Former Ansett workers get $16m super payback
LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 2 JUL 2012
... workers who have been waiting a long time for their entitlements and for this process to come to an end," said Bill Shorten, minister for financial services and superannuation. "The collapse of Ansett was a significant moment in Australia's ...
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