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LGIAsuper deputy chief executive departs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
The $12 billion industry superannuation fund has confirmed the departure of its deputy chief executive. LGIAsuper confirmed Ian Harcla retired in December 2018. Harcla, who doubled as chief risk officer, joined the fund in 2006 as scheme secretary. ...
Best in show, but for how long?
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
If the Productivity Commission's recommendation of a best-in-show list was introduced tomorrow, which super funds would make the cut? If performance were the key metric used to determine which MySuper products are shortlisted, latest Rainmaker ...
BlackRock to drop 500 staff
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
About 500 BlackRock staff will be laid off in the coming weeks, the investment house has confirmed. In an internal memo to staff, BlackRock president Rob Kapito said growing market uncertainty and evolving investor preferences are driving the ...
Global iShares lead promoted, successor named
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
The global head of BlackRock iShares and index investments has been promoted. BlackRock has confirmed the promotion of Mark Wiedman to head of international and corporate strategy. Wiedman will report directly to BlackRock chief executive Larry ...
Game over for grandfathered commissions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
As far as the Productivity Commission is concerned, grandfathered commissions are dead in the water. In its final report the commission states that the time for transition is over; "the commission supports a full ban of all commissions on ...
Specialist SMSF advisers need only apply
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
The final report calls for additional requirements that financial advisers must comply with before they provide SMSF advice. The Productivity Commission is again calling for specialist training for those financial advisers wishing to advise on ...
Joint venture to set new ETF standard
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JAN 2019
The world's largest ETF manager and Canada's largest asset manager are looking to transform the Canadian ETF market through a new strategic alliance. BlackRock and RBC Global Asset Management announced a partnership that will deliver the most ...
Andrew Hagger to lead investment, philanthropy group
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JAN 2019
Former NAB executive Andrew Hagger is appointed as chief executive of Minderoo Group, a charitable foundation and investment business owned by mining magnate Andrew Forrest and wife Nicola. Hagger will relocate to Perth to start his new role in ...
FASEA reforms see ASIC register swell
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 JAN 2019
Calls for existing financial advisers to join ASIC's Financial Advisers Register (FAR) were answered in 2018. More than 3300 names were added throughout the year. Rainmaker analysis of the ASIC Financial Advisers Register shows advisers ...
Count Financial seeks new GM
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
The general manager of Commonwealth Bank-owned dealer group Count Financial has resigned. A spokesperson for Commonwealth Bank confirmed Ed Box has left the licensee to pursue a retail banking opportunity outside of CBA Group. Hugh Humphrey, CBA ...
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