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ASIC cancels stockbroker AFSL

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
The corporate regulator has cancelled the Australian financial services licence of Halifax Investment Services nearly two years after it was placed into administration. The cancellation took effect from 8 January 2021 and allows the licence to operate ...

Chief economist update: COVID with a vengeance

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Brexit is over. But even before the UK and the EU shook hands on the post-Brexit trade and cooperation pact on 24 December 2020 and before the ink on the signatures of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles ...

AustralianSuper breached member's privacy: Regulator

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
The $180 billion superannuation fund has been ordered to audit certain procedures, after a member's complaint to a federal regulator found the fund interfered with their privacy. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) on December ...

Platinum's lead PM for Asia fund departs

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
The $5.2 billion Platinum Asia Fund's lead portfolio manager tendered their resignation at the end of 2020. Joseph Lai joined Platinum in 2004, became the co-manager of the Asia fund in 2011 (alongside current Platinum chief investment officer Andrew ...

Sydney boutique hires former Franklin PM

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
Nanuk Asset Management has expanded its team, hiring a former Franklin Templeton portfolio manager. Peter Wilmshurst will join Nanuk this month. Wilmshurst spent the last 20 years in the Templeton Global Equity Group, working across Bahamas, Fort Lauderdale ...

Milliman practice lead resigns

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
The long-serving practice lead for Milliman has left after more than 16 years with the firm. Wade Matterson's tenure at the consultancy firm ended in December 2020, which for the most part was spent as practice leader. He joined Milliman in November  ...

MySuper performance recovers, hits record high

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 JAN 2021
Default superannuation funds have fully recovered from COVID-induced losses, yet underperformance within the asset classes remains rife, according to new Rainmaker data. Rainmaker's November 2020 MySuper index has reached a record high, bouncing ...

FASEA exam results for November 2020

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020
FASEA has released exam results from the ninth Financial Advisers Exam held in November 2020, all financial advisers in Australia have until January 2022 to complete the exam. Just 11,241 advisers have passed the FASEA exams held to date - representing ...

ASIC to review impact of ASX outage

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020
In 2021, ASIC will review how market participants adapted to the ASX's outage in November, and if they and the ASX violated their market operating licences. On November 16 at 10:24 am, ASX halted trading on ASX Trade after switching to new systems ...

Jail time for tax adviser

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020
The Federal Court has sentenced a tax adviser to seven and a half months in prison and fined him $640,000. Brisbane-based Kent Scott Hacker will spend Christmas behind bars after receiving the seven and a half months sentence. He, and his related companies ...