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BMO Global Asset Management creates new role
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
The global investment manager has appointed the lead for its newly created global alternatives business. Stewart Bennett has been named in the newly created role of global head of alternatives. In the role, Bennett will be responsible for ...
Chinese investment in Australia down 36%
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
A new report from KPMG has revealed a 36.3% reduction in Chinese investments in Australia, from $13 billion in 2017 to $8.2 billion in 2018. The report was produced by KPMG and The University of Sydney Business School looking at a dataset covering ...
IOOF responds to class action
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
IOOF has responded to being served with a class action proceeding filed by Quinn Emanuel Urqhart & Sullivan. On Friday the law firm announced it had filed proceedings against IOOF,based on evidence given at the Royal Commission and legal ...
Founder leaves SMSF Association
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
The inaugural chief executive and one of the founding members of the SMSF Association is leaving its board. Andrea Slattery has announced she is stepping down from her role as a non-executive director on the SMSF Association board, effective April ...
Australian fund caught in email scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
The board of a $5 billion Australian government fund, run by several former investment bankers, has been admonished for using non-official email accounts to conduct business with political and commercial sensitivities. The Auditor General said some ...
Transparency key to ESG advice success
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2019
Advisers are finding it difficult to provide advice on ethical, environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations due to limited transparency from the $2.7 trillion super industry. Australian Ethical head of client relationships Leah Willis ...
AMP, IOOF: Saved by ESG
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
An equity specialist released a new report outlining its ESG approach to saving both its investments and the reputations of AMP and IOOF following the Royal Commission. In its 2019 Annual Stewardship Report, Martin Currie outlines how it worked ...
ASIC outlines enforcement efforts
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
In the second half of last year ASIC brought criminal proceedings against nine individuals on 76 charges, with four people imprisoned as a result and $12.7 million imposed in civil penalties. ASIC also disqualified 28 directors and there were 72 ...
YTML expands team, signs new client
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
Fintech YTML is expanding its team, welcoming Midwinter's former general manager of distribution to the fold. Helen Thom joins YTML as head of distribution, adding more than 20 years' experience in the financial services industry. Thom joins from ...
Climate change an imminent threat to returns
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
A new report from Mercer shows how a climate change of 2c or more could have a detrimental impact on investment returns. According to Mercer, investing for a 2c climate change scenario is both an imperative and an opportunity, as it leads to ...
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