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Super funds are ready for RIC: Data

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2022
Super fund leaders are confident they're ready for the fast-approaching Retirement Income Covenant (RIC) deadline. According to research conducted by CoreData, Australian super funds are ready to publish the retirement income strategies needed to ...

ASIC obtains orders to freeze assets

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2022
ASIC has obtained urgent interim orders from the Federal Court to freeze the assets of Ashley Vincent Arandez and four companies of which he is a director. The regulator sought these orders on an urgent, ex parte, basis because it is concerned Arandez ...

State Super welcomes new board director

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2022
State Super has added to its board, appointing a former Commonwealth Bank and Westpac executive. Cathy Yuncken joined the State Super board last month, adding more than 30 years' experience in financial services. She is currently managing director of ...

Corporate fund to join Australian Retirement Trust

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2022
Australian Retirement Trust will complete another successor fund transfer this week, taking over the super fund of an ASX 100 company. On July 1, the Incitec Pivot Employees Superannuation Fund will merge into Australian Retirement Trust. The fund ...

Performance test comms criticised

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
ASIC is warning super trustees to ensure they communicate upcoming performance test outcomes correctly to members, saying some of the funds that failed the test last year also failed to adequately inform members. The regulator has reviewed the performance ...

Government commits to Quality of Advice Review in current form

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
Minister for financial services Stephen Jones has met with independent reviewer Michelle Levy to discuss the ongoing review. In a statement, Jones confirmed he has met with Levy and supports the review continuing under its current Terms of Reference. ...

ASIC releases CCIV guidelines

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
ASIC has released long-awaited regulatory guidelines relating to the registration and licensing requirements for Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles ahead of its July 1 implementation date. The information sheet (INFO 272) and report (REP 728) ...

Citi pilots Bitcoin custody service platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUN 2022
Citibank has announced that it's launching will launch a Bitcoin custody services platform for institutional investors. The bank will partner with orchestration platform METACO to help develop and trial its digital asset custody capabilities. "This ...

Aware Super establishes dedicated real estate arm, names chief executive

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUN 2022
Aware Super has named Michelle McNally as the founding chief executive officer of its new property platform, Aware Real Estate. Aware Super established Aware Real Estate to oversee its directly owned Australian build to rent industrial and office property ...

RBA spotlights inflation risk of higher wages

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's June board meeting revealed a risk of persistently high inflation as employees demanded a rise in wages to combat living costs. The minutes stipulated that should expectations of higher inflation become ...