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Downsizer contributions skyrocket
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
The superannuation industry has reaped an additional $1 billion since the downsizer contribution was introduced one year ago. More than 4200 individuals have used the downsizer measure, according to Federal Treasury figures. Older Australians ...
PYSP communication divides opinion
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
Industry opinion about how effectively the Protecting Your Super reforms were communicated is mixed, according to Financial Standard 's recent spot poll. We sought to find out if trustees communicated the PYSP legislation in a clear, timely and ...
Deutsche Bank slashes global workforce, exits global equities
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2019
Deutsche Bank is pushing past a "difficult period" by overhauling its global operations, resulting in 18,000 employees losing their jobs. The European bank announced overnight it will exit global equities functions of sales and trading, but retain ...
Industry fund to increase premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2019
A $5.6 billion superannuation fund will increase insurance premiums as part of the Protecting Your Super changes after recently reducing costs for members. From 1 August 2019, EISS Super members will pay more for death and TPD cover, and death only ...
PYSP queries inundate super funds
KARREN VERGARA AND JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
Superannuation funds are struggling with a barrage of Protecting Your Superannuation Package queries from members, leaving many frustrated and waiting on the phone. AustralianSuper, Australian Ethical, Australia Post Superannuation Scheme ...
Putting Members' Interests First Bill reintroduced
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
Legislation that prevents trustees from providing opt-out insurance to new members under 25 and low balance account holders was reintroduced in Parliament overnight. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Members' Interests First) Bill 2019 , which ...
JANA hires operations lead, boosts workforce
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
Asset consultant JANA has recently welcomed a new head of operations and made a raft of appointments in a bid to boost its footprint. John Montague joined the Melbourne-based firm in the newly created role after working as a consultant for the past ...
Spire Capital hires director
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
Spire Capital has welcomed a director who will be responsible for developing partnerships with its family office and high-net-worth client base. Stuart Haigh commenced as a director of the $700 million boutique on July 1. Part of his ...
GROW Super unveils admin platform
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
GROW Super has ventured into distributed ledger technology with the launch of a new superannuation administration platform. TINA aims to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies, helping super funds gain greater control of how they deliver ...
HUB24 defends cash accounts
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
HUB24 has slammed a media report that claims its cash account holders will be worse off following the recent interest rate cuts. HUB24 called for a trading halt in light of an article written in the Australian Financial Review published on July 3 ...
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