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Government carves out super deal

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
... their retirement savings. Commenting on the Senate's amendments to the bill, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia said the originally proposed carve out of young people from group insurance would have had an impact on people in high-risk ...

Conflicts of interest recommendation falls short

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
... conflicts of interest and remuneration settings will result in problems re-emerging. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy said the proposed reforms amount to a strengthening of conflicts management and regulatory ...

Former TAL chief appointed at Swiss Re

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2019
... Insurance in Superannuation Working Group and was the interim chief executive of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia for four months in 2016. Broadbent was recently recognised in the Australia Day honours list, among several other financial ...

Superannuation reforms splits opinion: Spot poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
... best-in-show shortlist of MySuper products that incited some industry backlash. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy said the top 10 list has the potential to create an oligopoly in default super and reduce ...

Grandfathered commissions: Where to from here?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... there are no conflicts for advisers." In a submission to the Royal Commission, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia said it supports the introduction of a termination or sunset date for grandfathered commissions that would allow for a transition ...

Markets could delay retirement plans

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... be relying on government benefits for some time yet, given the fact that the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) estimates that an individual would need $545,000 and a couple $640,000 for a 'comfortable lifestyle," it said. "Given ...

New terms for early super access receives mixed reaction

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
... super where there's a 42% difference in balances between men and women. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia welcomed the move to extend the early release of superannuation to circumstances of domestic and family violence, as well ...

ASFA welcomes new board directors

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia added a further two superannuation industry veterans to its board. Incoming First State Super chief executive Deanne Stewart and Link Group managing director John McMurtrie have been appointed to ...

Vamos joins embattled insurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... and risk frameworks and governance. Vamos is the former chief executive of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia and was most recently chief executive of ESG research house Regnan. With more than 30 years' experience in the industry ...

Superannuation must catch up to gig economy

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... causing adequacy headaches for Australia's retirement savings. It's an issue the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has raised on multiple occasions. "We know we are leaving some people behind in the current system, whether that's ...