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AUSTRAC to face scrutiny

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), which has handed out record fines to the big banks, will face new scrutiny from the Senate. Labor Senator Deborah O'Neill'smotion to set up an inquiry into the agency through the Senate ...

Government to create ASIC, APRA regulator

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
The government has passed legislation that will see the establishment of an independent body charged with reviewing the effectiveness of both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority ...

AAT dismisses adviser ban appeal

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
A former RI Advice Group financial adviser's appeal to overturn his permanent banning order has been dismissed by the appeals tribunal. Robert Hutchison was permanently banned from the industry in 2017 after an ASIC investigation found that he funneled ...

ASX deputy chief executive resigns

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 MAY 2021
The ASX's deputy chief executive Peter Hiom has resigned after 11 years in the role and 23 years with the company. Hiom was also the group executive of business development.His last day with the ASX will be July 1. He is leaving to join fintech ...

Chief economist update: Twist in tail of Aussie economic revival

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
Australia's economy, just like its US and European counterparts, is progressing nicely, thank you very much. "Australian private sector growth eases from record but remains elevated," sums up Markit Economics' findings for the month of May. ...

Crescent Finance launches real estate funds

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
Crescent Finance is setting its sights on $5 billion of property transactions over the next five years, as it launches two new funds to invest in Islamic-compliant housing. The two funds are Crescent Growth Fund and Crescent Finance Income Fund. Both ...

ERS spending revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed what people who accessed their super early due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19 spent the money on. The ABS found that 29% of people who accessed their super in the early release of super program ...

Spirit Super drops fees after merger

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
Tasplan and MTAA Super's $23 billion merged fund, Spirit Super, has reduced the weekly administration fees for members by 13.4%. Effective today, the administration fees are reducing from $1.50 per week to $1.30 per week. The merged fund has also ...

APRA calls out poor group insurance practices

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
The prudential regulator has lambasted the group insurance sector for several practices it deems disagreeable, casting doubt over the future viability of insurance provided via superannuation. APRA recently wrote to superannuation funds and life insurers ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
According to recent data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, women hold 14.6% of chair positions, 28.1% of directorships and represent 18.3% of chief executives and 32.5% of key management personnel. Perhaps most concerning of all, only 0.4% ...