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Govt announces superannuation's objective
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2016
The government has released a discussion paper outlining the formal objective of Australia's superannuation system that it proposes to enshrine in legislation. The words the government is proposing are the same as those recommended by the Financial ...
SEC to run ad campaign promoting online consumer adviser checks
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2016
The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) is stepping up its campaign to encourage retail investors to check the credentials of financial advisers. Later this year the SEC will be launching an updated version of its consumer campaign to ...
Rising age pension costs unfair on young people: CIS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2016
The cost of the age pension is growing so rapidly that it risks breaking Australia's intergenerational social contract, warns a new report. The report, 'The myths of the intergenerational bargain' by the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS), says ...
US resistance to DOL fiduciary rule gathers pace
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2016
Momentum is building against the US Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed fiduciary rule for retirement advisers with House Speaker Paul Ryan now joining the critics. The DOL has been working on expanding the fiduciary obligation since the GFC when ...
Financial services jobs at risk of automation
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAR 2016
A new report released by the CSIRO predicts that 44% of jobs currently performed by Australian workers are at risk of automation, especially routine jobs within the services industry such as in the financial sector. The CSIRO report, "Tomorrow's ...
Lack of scaleability curbs hedge fund appeal
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2016
Hedge funds are too nuanced to be scaled and investors shouldn't try to assemble them into portfolios, said a leading alternatives investment manager. "Investing in a hedge fund is a collectors' business. You're not building a portfolio but a ...
Australian pension market still global leader
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2016
Australia is not only one of the biggest pension markets in the world, it is among the fastest growing. Willis Towers Watson has just released its 2016 Global Pension Assets Study and it reveals that Australia's US$1.5 trillion pension asset pool ...
PC to lead another inquiry into super
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2016
The Turnbull Government is the latest administration to announce a superannuation inquiry to investigate efficiency of the system and review how default funds are selected. A statement jointly released by Treasurer Scott Morrison and Assistant ...
LGsuper rebrands to LGIAsuper
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2016
Local Government Super Queensland is the latest fund to refresh its brand. The fund is now known as Local Government Investment Australia, a transition that signals a broader strategic direction for the $9 billion public sector fund. The new brand ...
No change to super tax subsidy measure
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2015
Superannuation lobby groups have failed to convince a parliamentary inquiry that the Tax Expenditures Statement misrepresents the cost of superannuation subsidies. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has just issued ...
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