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Equity Trustees adds more super fund clients

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
Equity Trustees has bolstered its books further, taking over as trustee of two more retail super funds. Equity Trustees' superannuation trustee business has been appointed trustee of ClearView Retirement Plan, while also adding Guild Super to its lineup ...

Payday super protects most vulnerable: SMC

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
New modelling by the Super Members Council (SMC) reveals payday super could add up to $36,000 to the retirement balance of workers in the lowest 20% of wage earners. A recent SMC analysis of an Australian Taxation Office sample file has found that on ...

Changing retirement landscape needs regulatory framework: Actuaries Institute

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
The government has been encouraged to create a regulatory framework that empowers superannuation trustees to offer members targeted help, guidance, and advice (HGA) on issues outlined in the Retirement Income Review (RIC). The Actuaries Institute dialogue ...

OnePath cops $5m fine over fees for no service

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023
The Federal Court has imposed a $5 million penalty on OnePath Custodians for unlawfully deducting adviser service fees from members. According to court documents, the trustee made misleading representations about its right to continue charging fees ...

Super Members Council names chief executive

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023
The Super Members Council of Australia (SMC), the new advocacy body representing profit-to-member super funds, has appointed Misha Schubert as its inaugural chief executive. Schubert will move to SMC following a tenure as chief executive at Science ...

Product modernisation will strengthen retirement outcomes: FSC

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023
New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) highlights the case for a mechanism to support broader "modernisation" of superannuation and managed investment schemes. The report suggests current legislative and tax settings are inconsistent ...

Objective of super bill lands in parliament

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has tabled a new bill in Parliament to legislate an objective of superannuation, aimed at securing a dignified retirement for more Australians. The Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2023, which was introduced to Parliament yesterday ...

Currency hedging solution launched for managed accounts

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023
Rochford Group launched a hedging solution for managed accounts that hold USD assets, to meet the growing need to simplify the management of AUD/USD currency exposures. Rochford Group has appointed Equity Trustees as responsible entity of its new fund ...

Treasury unveils advice reforms draft legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
Treasury has released long-awaited draft legislation to reduce administrative burdens of financial advisers but is missing key pieces, such as the elimination of the Best Interests Duty and the overhaul of the Statement of Advice (SoA). Released today ...

Adviser levy discount amounts to $8m saving

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2023
Financial advisers are set to pay $400 less in the ASIC funding levy, saving the industry $8 million in total, according to new estimates from the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA). Based on two legislative instruments dated November 3 ...