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Widen access to PLS, say cross-bench senators
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2015
Senators Jacqui Lambie, Glenn Lazarus, Ricky Muir and Nick Xenophon have called on the government and opposition to back legislation to broaden access to the Pension Loan Scheme (PLS). The PLS, established by the Hawke government in 1983, is a ...
Fight profit shifting, ACTU tells industry funds
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2015
Union appointed industry super fund trustees should use their board influence to treat profit shifting by multi-national companies as a corporate governance issue and also promote infrastructure investment, delegates at the 2015 ACTU Congress were ...
ACCC approves Federations Centres and Novion merger
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose Federation Centres' proposed acquisition of Novion Property Group, paving the way for the new combined group to become a major player in Australia's highly concentrated ...
Plan sponsors have fiduciary obligations: SCOTUS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
In a case that is expected to send shock waves through the US workplace superannuation market, the US Supreme Court has agreed that 401(k) sponsors have a fiduciary obligation to not just monitor their funds but remove underperforming or ...
SEC and FINRA issue robo warning
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2015
The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to investors regarding what it calls 'automated investment tools,' a group of web-based tools that include robo-advisers. The warning, prepared by the SEC's Office of Investor ...
Govt should support pensioner reverse mortgage access: CIS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2015
The family home should be brought into the pension income test by requiring home-owning pensioners to take out a reverse mortgage, says the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) in a new report. While it's unlikely the government will take the ...
Volcker Alliance proposes new US regulator system
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2015
Six years after US financial regulatory mismanagement triggered the GFC, US policy makers are still debating how the US regulatory system should be restructured. The Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan regulatory think tank comprising former senior ...
ALP outlines superannuation tax policy
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2015
The federal ALP opposition has outlined a change to their superannuation tax policy that they estimate could save $1.4 billion per year and help rebalance superannuation. The policy was outlined by shadow Treasury spokesperson Chris Bowen who said ...
No changes to neg gearing, super in Budget
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
Just three weeks out from the Abbott government's second budget, the Prime Minister and Assistant Treasurer have said there will be no changes to tax policy regarding negative gearing or superannuation. On speculation that the government might act ...
Grattan issues new report on super fees
ALEX BURKE AND ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2015
Following on from its controversial "Super Sting" report in 2014, Grattan Institute has released a new report that continues to argue Australia's superannuation industry has excessive costs. The report, titled " Super Savings ", reiterates ...
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