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Spousal top ups to beat super balance inequity
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 FEB 2019
An industry association has used its pre-Budget submission to call for the introduction of a spousal rollover measure to help bridge the gender gap in superannuation balances. The SMSF Association said allowing individuals to rollover a portion of ...
Canadian pension fund manager dumps Blue Sky
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 FEB 2019
The strategic partnership between Blue Sky Alternative Investments and a $170 billion Canadian pension fund investment manager has been terminated. Blue Sky Water Partners has worked with Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP ...
Royal Commission to disrupt product distribution: Roy Morgan
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
Financial product distribution is likely to be disrupted as the Federal Government looks to implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission's final report. Latest insights from Roy Morgan show intermediaries account for the distribution of ...
Westpac mulls sale of in-house planners
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
Westpac has confirmed it is exploring options for its in-house financial planning division, following questions from Financial Standard about a potential sale of 50% of Westpac Financial Planning. Financial Standard understands Westpac is in talks ...
Centuria Life launches new bond offering
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
Centuria Life is launching a new suite of products, anticipating a resurgent popularity in investment bonds. Centuria LifeGoals will comprise 22 professionally managed fund options, including sector, diversified and index funds. Asset classes ...
Former Macquarie advisers have bans reduced
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
Two former Macquarie financial advisers that were banned for 10 years for falsifying client records have had their penalties substantially reduced by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Mark Alexander Landau and Marcus Roderick Campbell were ...
AMP Capital appoints managing director Australia
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
AMP Capital has created a new managing director role for its Australian business and promoted its head of institutional. Marsha Beck has been promoted to the new role, effective immediately. Having joined in 2015, Beck was most recently leading AMP ...
Don't fear credit crunch: Deloitte
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
Financial advisers with clients working towards purchasing their first property or starting their own business need not be too concerned with tightened lending policies post-Royal Commission. Speaking at the Financial Standard Chief Economists ...
Mainstream board loses former ASIC executive
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
A former ASIC senior executive resigned from the board of Mainstream Group. The firm has also released its half-year financial results. Financial services veteran Lucienne Layton will step down from her role as non-executive director on 15 March to ...
Hayne report raises professionalism stakes
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
Financial advisers could face the same rigid license registration requirements as doctors and lawyers if the Royal Commission's recommendations on compliance and further education in the industry become law. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne is ...
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