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Super working in favour of all members
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
Superannuation is working effectively to support members of all ages, genders and income levels, new research from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia shows. ASFA's Outcomes: A snapshot of account balances in Australia found ...
Standard Life Assurance fined for hawking non-advised annuities
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
Standard Life Assurance has been slapped with a £30.8 million ($54.9m) fine by the UK regulator for hawking non-advised annuities. The Financial Conduct Authority found SLA offered its call centre staff "significant bonuses and rewards" if ...
APRA proposes new remuneration standard
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUL 2019
APRA is introducing a new remuneration prudential standard for its regulated entities on the back of the Hayne Royal Commission's final recommendations. Draft prudential standard CPS 511 Remuneration is open for consultation until October 22. ...
QSuper names investments chief
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUL 2019
QSuper will welcome its new chief investment officer in September as it farewells Brad Holzberger . Charles Woodhouse has been promoted to investments chief after serving as the QSuper's head of funds management since 2009. During that period ...
REI Super names new chief executive
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUL 2019
REI Super has named its new chief executive to replace long-serving incumbent Mal Smith , who steps down this year. Jarrod Coysh, who was most recently group executive of employers, strategy and corporate development at Cbus, is the new chief for ...
Ariel Investments promotes president
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
Ariel Investments has promoted its long-serving president to co-chief executive as part of its succession plan. Mellody Hobson is now president and co-chief executive of the Chicago-based fund manager. Since taking on the new title in July, Hobson ...
ATO clarifies SMSF death benefit income streams
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
The Australian Tax Office has released a new explanatory note on death benefit income streams, which a self-managed superannuation fund specialist has labelled as "confusing". The ATO said SMSFs recently raised a number of questions around the ...
Corporate fund updates members on fee changes
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
A $12 billion corporate super fund has achieved lower investment and transaction fees for its members for the 2019 financial year. Commonwealth Bank Group Super's investment-related fee and cost estimates, which generally change each year, were ...
Mercer unveils best-performing Aussie equity funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
Mercer has named the top-performing Australian equities funds for the 2019 financial year. Mercer's latest Investment Survey found Martin Currie's Australia Real Income strategy delivered 18.8% in the year to June 2019. BlackRock Equitised ...
Adviser association rebrands, grows membership
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
The United Financial Advisers Association has re-emerged to grow its membership to 2500 advocating for several reforms in the advice sector. Formerly known as the Life Insurance Customer Group, UFAA recently rebranded and decided to cease lobbying ...
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