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Partners Life appoints new chairman
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 FEB 2017
... former chief executive of Tower Insurance in both New Zealand and Australia. Minto also served as interim chief executive of ASFA last year prior to Martin Fahy's appointment . Partners Life founder and managing director Naomi Ballantyne said Minto has ...
ASFA slams Grattan as 'out of touch'
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 16 JAN 2017
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has labeled the Grattan Institute as 'out of touch' following its claims that the age pension and rent assistance would provide an adequate retirement for Australians. In a statement, ASFA ...
Insurance in super must be maintained: AIA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016
... around insurance. Chaired by Jim Minto, the ISWG is comprised of a governance board and a technical working group made up of ASFA, the FSC, Industry Super Australia, AIST and IFF, and also representatives from a range of super funds and insurance providers. ...
Top 10 superannuation stories in 2016
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016
... a few funds as gatekeepers could leave insurers vulnerable if large clients change providers. The researcher highlights ASFA analysis which shows more than 70% of the life insurance sum insured is now distributed through superannuation funds. This has ...
Super disputes kept aside in Treasury review
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 DEC 2016
... recommend creating a single industry ombudsman scheme for financial, credit and investment desputes to replace FOS and the CIO. "ASFA strongly agrees with the recommendation that a separate superannuation EDR body should be retained. Superannuation is ...
Super slow to embrace advice opportunity
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 2 DEC 2016
... comments echo those of new Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy, who warned at the 2016 ASFA Conference that the superannuation industry is "next on the menu" for disruption from the fintech sector. "If we're going ...
Super objective crucial to Commission review
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 28 NOV 2016
... income. The Commission's focus is on the whole system," MacRae said. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is concerned about the proposed framework, saying it will be difficult for the Commission to draw meaningful conclusions ...
Super funds becoming retirement ready
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... but it won't be linked yet to individual staff pay outcomes," Atkin said. He said these retirement readiness measures use ASFA's modest retirement standard as their target benchmark as they assess whether the member's individual and collective saving ...
Super funds lagging on group insurance
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... adequately tackle this through the implementation of appropriate policies and changes to insurance arrangements." She encouraged ASFA to "take these issues seriously and to consider how the industry can both take proactive steps to improve the current ...
ASFA board changes
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
... has renewed its board of directors and announced three lifetime memberships. The board composition was revealed following ASFA's annual general meeting at the 2016 ASFA Conference on the Gold Coast. Michael Easson is independent chair, HOSTPLUS chief ...
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