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ASIC seeks new default super partner
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
ASIC is on the hunt for a new default superannuation fund for employees but smaller funds need not bother applying. In tender documents the corporate regulator specified it will only consider bids made by super funds with at least $10 billion in ...
Labor reforms to increase welfare dependency
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2019
Labor's proposed franking credit reforms will substantially impact the income of more than one million Australians, forcing them to seek welfare. In an address yesterday, Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System chair Deborah Ralston said the vast ...
Former adviser faces Supreme Court
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2019
A former financial adviser will face ASIC in the Supreme Court of Queensland for operating an unlicensed advice business and receiving kickbacks from property developers for referring investors. The corporate regulator has commenced proceedings ...
Former AMP senior manager joins platform
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
A former senior leader at AMP has joined the board of Powerwrap as it progresses plans to list on the ASX. Donna Hardman is now a non-executive director on the Powerwrap board, adding close to 40 years' experience in financial services. Hardman is ...
IOOF, ANZ deal not in best interests of members: Morningstar
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
While IOOF remains confident it will be successful in acquiring ANZ's pensions and investments business, Morningstar is not convinced. Despite yesterday's news of amendments to the contract of sale agreed between IOOF and ANZ, the research house ...
MLC Centre goes on the market
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
The ASX-listed GPT Group is selling its 50% stake in Sydney's MLC Centre as it looks to invest more in new developments. GPT announced plans to divest its share today, saying its successful repositioning of the MLC Centre has generated exceptional ...
Poor equities performance sees MySuper suffer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
The average returns for MySuper products dropped to 1.9% in the 12 months to November 2018. This was a fall of a further 1.1 percentage points from the 12-month average return seen at the end of October, analysis from Rainmaker shows. The low ...
ANZ, IOOF revise wealth sale agreement
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
The sale of ANZ's pensions and investments business may take longer than anticipated with contracts now amended following APRA's regulatory action against IOOF . Providing a further update on the sale, ANZ said it has agreed an amendment ...
Curtain call for industry body after 96 years
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
A retiree body that was set up before the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built shutters its doors this year - in a clear sign of the times. The Superannuated Commonwealth Officers' Association, established in 1923, had 50,000 members at its peak. ...
Minimum SMSF balance misleading: SuperConcepts
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
The Productivity Commission's proposed minimum balance for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) is "way off", according to SuperConcepts. Despite it being half the balance the commission recommended in its interim report, SuperConcepts ...
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