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Corporate superannuation fund hunts new chair
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
Australia's largest corporate superannuation fund is searching for a new chair as the incumbent prepares to wrap up a final three-year term. David Leggo departs TelstraSuper on 30 June 2019; he joined the board in 2010. The fund's ...
KPMG partner moves to GROW Super
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
A former KPMG partner and superannuation expert is joining GROW Super as head of strategy in May. Adam Gee will lead GROW's development strategy here and overseas, as well as implement the TINA platform, GROW's blockchain-enabled technology for ...
Rice Warner names new chief executive
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
The former head of Willis Towers Watson Australasia will now lead Rice Warner as its chief executive. Andrew Boal takes the post as Michael Rice steps down after 30 years of building and leading the business. Rice remains as an executive and board ...
Financial advice exit a boon for the industry: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
The big four banks exiting financial advice received a resounding welcome from the industry, according to a new survey. The majority of respondents (62%) polled in Financial Standard's sister publication FS Advice agreed the move will have ...
Praemium loses major client
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
Praemium has lost an Australian institutional client that contributed 8% to its revenue. ANZ Private made $4 million in revenue for Praemium during the 2018 calendar year. It will transition to new platform provider Netwealth from July 2019. While ...
APRA receives new super powers
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2019
The prudential regulator's powers have been bolstered thanks to new laws that will enable it to take tougher action on trustees and underperforming funds. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in ...
Superannuation funds flag $113bn merger
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
Two superannuation funds are exploring a potential merger that would create a $113 billion fund with 1.1 million members. VicSuper and First State Super announced they have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding, scouting the benefits of ...
Superannuation fund chief accepts new role
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
The former chief executive of AustSafe Super has moved into a new role, following the completion of the fund's merger with Sunsuper . AustSafe Super chief executive Craig Stevens takes on the head of strategy role at Sunsuper following a ...
Financial product design and distribution law passes
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
Financial product providers must comply with new laws to improve design and distribution obligations or else face civil or criminal penalties. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill ...
Superannuation Consumer Advocate proposal needs work
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
The Federal Government's plan to launch a superannuation consumer advocate body requires more funding and a long-term commitment from the industry and political parties, according to consumer groups. CHOICE and the Superannuation Consumers' ...
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