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Futuro ends AMP alignment
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Futuro Financial Services has ended its partnership with AMP after seven years, becoming 100% privately-owned again. AMP acquired a 10% stake in Futuro in 2012 with the intention of taking full ownership by 2017. However, both parties agreed to end ...
Escala bought by growing US firm
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Escala Partners is set to be acquired by a US-based wealth manager looking to expand its international footprint. Focus Financial Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Escala, with the deal seeing Focus' presence in the ...
Sunsuper overhauls leadership team
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Sunsuper has restructured its executive lineup, with its executive general manager of advice, marketing and growth to depart. The restructure comes as the $ 60 billion industry fund looks to better execute its growth strategy and ensure continued ...
ASIC flags post-RC criminal prosecutions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
The corporate regulator is anticipating a number of criminal actions to stem from its investigations into misconduct revealed at the financial services Royal Commission. Providing an update on its enforcement work in relation to the Royal ...
New TPB chair welcomed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
The Federal Government has named the new chair of the Tax Practitioners Board. Ian Klug is set to take over as chair of the TPB, replacing Ian Taylor who has served in the role for six years. Klug was a partner at Pitcher Partners for 18 years to ...
Group insurance reforms to be tabled
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Legislative reforms that will see group life insurance offered to under-25 year olds and those with low account balances on an opt-in basis will be tabled in Parliament today. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Members' Interests First) Bill ...
NAB chief executive exit package revealed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Andrew Thorburn will walk away with more than $1 million when he exits NAB at the end of the month. Confirming the arrangements today, NAB said outgoing chief executive Andrew Thorburn will be paid $1,041,449 in lieu 26 weeks' notice, when he ...
Actuaries Institute welcomes retirement income reforms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 FEB 2019
The Actuaries Institute has welcomed the Government's action on Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement, including the requirement for all superannuation funds to offer a retirement income strategy. Acknowledging the passage of legislative ...
Major shareholders defy proxy advisers: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 FEB 2019
Superannuation funds and investment managers are increasingly voting contrary to the recommendations of proxy advisers, according to new research. The annual Link AGM Snapshot report showed a drop in the influence of proxy advisers, with super ...
ASIC appeals Westpac Federal Court decision
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 FEB 2019
The corporate regulator is appealing last year's landmark Federal Court decision, determined to prove two Westpac subsidiaries provided personal financial advice despite not being licensed to do so. In December 2018, Justice Jacqueline Gleeson ...
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