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Review of YFYS receives mixed response

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
The government's Treasury review into the operation of the Your Future, Your Super (YFYS) laws and MySuper performance tests has had a mixed reception. Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones said the government is ...

Performance test expansion paused as government announces review

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
Treasury has halted the extension of the Your Future, Your Super (YFYS) performance test beyond MySuper products for 12 months while conducting a review of the laws. Minister for financial services Stephen Jones announced that the review will commence ...

UK regulator appoints Camille Blackburn to leadership team

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2022
... previously served as global head of compliance at Westpac's institutional bank and as a principal advisor to Commonwealth Treasury during the Australian Financial System Inquiry. In more recent years she was chief compliance officer at Aviva Investors ...

ETF Securities launches fixed income options

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 5 JUL 2022
ETF Securities is expanding its product range with the launch of a US Treasury Bond fund and a USD high-yield corporate bond fund. The new funds are the ETFS US Treasury Bond ETF and ETFS USD High Yield Bond ETF (both currency hedged). ETF Securities ...

Ken Henry resigns from ASX board

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUN 2022
... Minister and Cabinet (including heading the Prime Minister's taskforce on Innovation), Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Treasury, as well as the Office of National Intelligence. She began her career at the Reserve Bank of Australia in 1988. Roche said ...

AMP wants life insurance caps raised, fees lowered

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2022
... current climate will lead to an underinsured population. The wealth manager picked at old wounds in its submission to the treasury review, arguing increased costs brought on by the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) and the federal government's Life Insurance ...

Super industry levies insufficiently detailed: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUN 2022
In a submission to Treasury about the proposed financial institution's supervisory levies for 2022-2023, ASFA has called for a more detailed dissection of APRA's regulatory activities. The industry body said: "It's incumbent upon regulators to provide ...

Queen's honours highlight industry veterans, ESG experts

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
... Treasury's legislative program has been instrumental in supporting Australians through periods of crisis and setting up Treasury for success in delivering increasingly complex and innovative legislative reforms in the future."

AustralianSuper expands capital markets team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUN 2022
... executive director at IFM Investors, managing currency, cash, fixed income, and derivative strategies on behalf of the global treasury investments team. Importantly, Kerr took a three-month contract at AustralianSuper in 2014 to develop a best practice ...

ACSI bolsters engagement capabilities

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUN 2022
... practice, corporate governance and stewardship. Her background is in public policy, having previously worked with Australia's Treasury. "ESG issues are becoming more complex, and investors are requiring deeper expertise, across a broader number of issues," ...