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Cbus takes lead on trustee disclosure

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 17 SEP 2012
... with Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustee (AIST) recommendations, provided to all member funds, said Fiona Reynolds, AIST chief executive. "While there is currently no legislation enforcing higher standards of disclosure on super funds, this ...

Super concession cuts ignite SMSF debate

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  MONDAY, 10 SEP 2012
... save for their retirement, they were not designed to be tax minimisation structures for the very wealthy," said Fiona Reynolds, AIST chief executive. "There are only so many tax concessions that can be directed towards retirement savings and in our view ...

MySuper flipping ban passes lower house

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 23 AUG 2012
... because of automatic transfers. This amendment is an important consumer protection mechanism that we support, said Fiona Reynolds, chief executive of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (ASIT) - a representative body for Australia's $450 ...

MySuper Bill could expose individual trustees to legal action

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2012
... supports the intent of the legislation, but believes that it could lead to unintended consequences, said AIST CEO Fiona Reynolds. There is a chance that the legislation, as it is currently worded, could lead to individual directors being too cautious ...

AIST appoints executive manger of education

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2012
... the industry and has also held roles with financial institutions such as RGA International, AMP and JP Morgan. Fiona Reynolds chief executive officer of AIST said the appointment reflected the critical importance of education within the super industry ...

Highly educated SMSF investors prime fraud targets

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2012
... said, while adding that there was an onus on individuals to take necessary steps to prevent them becoming victims. Fiona Reynolds, chief executive of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, said the impact of the global financial crisis ...

SMSFs should pay SuperStream levy: AIST

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUN 2012
... fund members, argues the AIST. Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) chief executive officer, Fiona Reynolds, said Superstream is about delivering operational efficiencies to funds, the government, employers and members. "As everyone ...

FOFA passes as industry backs professionalism

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUN 2012
... been very pleased to play a role in advocating for these reforms, along with many others," Whiteley said, while Fiona Reynolds, chief executive of AIST said the legislation would go "a long way to restoring consumer confidence in super and protecting ...

Super funds urged to disclose director and exec pay

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAY 2012
... governance and transparency play in maintaining confidence and stability in Australia's growing compulsory super system. Fiona Reynolds, AIST chief executive, said it was time for super funds to take the next step and not simply wait for legislation ...

Budget: Super changes risk sound investment

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2012
... complexity. A number of funds have done surveys and members report they already find super difficult and complex." Fiona Reynolds, chief executive officer of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees said the latest change to concessional cap ...