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AMP Capital appoints chair, deputy for Private Markets

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
... also been appointed deputy chair of the board. Snowball, who is based in London, has had a 30-year career in financial services in the UK and Australia. He was chief executive of Suncorp from 2009 to 2015 and has since been chair of Sabre Insurance Group ...

FSC advice reforms slash time, costs by 30%

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
The reforms proposed by the Financial Services Council could reduce the time and cost to produce financial advice by more than 30% respectively. Modelling provided by KPMG Australia estimates that advisers incur $5334 to provide advice and spend 23.9 ...

FSC to ban occupational exclusions

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) is introducing an enforceable standard that will prohibit the use of exclusions and restrictive disability definitions in default group life insurance for those who are in high-risk occupations. The standard will ...

AustralianSuper appoints chief risk officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
... lead this very important function," he said. Trained as a lawyer, Mantello started his career in banking and financial services law at K&L Gates in 2007. He first joined the fund in October 2011 as a commercial analyst. He has held several roles over ...

Midwinter appoints head of product

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Midwinter Financial Services has appointed a new head of product, nabbing a former leader within AMP's advice business. Andrew Zietara has joined Midwinter as head of product. Zietara joins Midwinter from capital market technology solution provider ...

Fiducian adds $38m FUA to network

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 OCT 2021
... South Wales (34), Victoria (18), Tasmania (10), Queensland (5), Western Australia (4) and the ACT (7). Fiducian Financial Services chair Robby Southall said that the announcement is a continuation of the group's strategy that aims to develop a country-wide ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... out to dispel the misconception that the ASX is full of companies that are solely focused on resources and financial services. There are companies on the ASX with interesting growth prospects in global markets, he said. Some examples are Felix Pharmaceuticals ...

Focus acquires sixth advice firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
... recently took on the George Ferizis Group based in Bankstown, New South Wales. Queensland advice firm Aspiri Financial Services, which joined the group in April, was the fourth acquisition. Chartered accountant and adviserJason Misso established his ...

Magellan cops $4bn drop

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
... capital investments in the financial year, in investment bank Barrenjoey, food chain Guzman y Gomez and in financial services provider FinClear.

Industry calls for expanded CSLR

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
... required to contribute to the costs of compensation. FPA chief executive Dante De Gori said the consumers purchase financial services and products from a broad range of providers. "They deserve the same protections and access to compensation, regardless ...