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Limited advice overdue for disruption

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
... early release of super was also a burning question. McPherson told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference that it is worrying how the industry excludes this cohort from the type of advice that could potentially ...

Hume slams superannuation circus

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... most frustratingly partisan sector of financial services," she told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference. Many stakeholders prefer to "shout" about philosophy and legacy rather than work cohesively and propose ...

To merge or not to merge?

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... whether being bigger is better was one of the key points of discussion at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia conference, with MTAA and Aware Super talking mergers. MTAA Super chief Leeanne Turner said that whilst the industry is clearly ...

Aussie super funds and Biden's US infra push

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... infrastructure under newly elected President Joe Biden. Sinodinos told the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) conference that super funds will be able to compete with the best for the mandates, given their proven track record ...

Workers being offered nothing: Keating

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia annual conference opened with the creator of super, former Prime Minister Paul Keating, alleging the government is swindling workers. Discussing the suggestion that the current government may forgo ...

ASFA calls for super fairness

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has recommended the government remove the indexation of the transfer balance cap and to cap balances at $5 million to balance the system. In its pre-budget submission, ASFA focused its recommendations ...

Super must prioritise cybersecurity risk: Report

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
... sets out terms of reference, and timeframes to achieve cybersecurity goals. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy said the superannuation value chain is made up of more than just the funds. "The critical point ...

New heatmap shames trustees

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
... Tidswell's Max Super Fund (lifecycle) APRA deputy chair Helen Rowell told the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) event yesterday that some trustees are attempting to "game" the system, scalding some for their "laziness" in submitting ...

ASFA adds board members

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has appointed two directors to its board. ASFA made way for Sunsuper chair Andrew Fraser and IOOF chief operating officer Frank Lombardo as additional directors after the passing of a special resolution. ...

Retirement costs keep rising: ASFA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... and couples despite the partial return to pre-COVID-19 prices, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). ASFA published its Retirement Standard September quarter 2020 figures which indicate that couples aged around 65 ...