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Digital advice firm hires for institutional strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Ignition Advice has appointed a senior adviser to provide its senior management with guidance in executing not only its business strategy in Asia Pacific but also its global pension fund strategy. Andrew Baker is currently a director of global advisory ...

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 ...

CBA completes review, sued by FWO

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
Commonwealth Bank finalised its three-year action plan by implementing recommendations from a prudential inquiry to improve its governance and culture. At the same time, it has been slammed with court proceedings for underpaying staff over $16 million. ...

Shaw and Partners awards tech mandate

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
The $28 billion wealth management firm awarded a mandate to a local fintech as it looks to enhance its client onboarding experience. Shaw and Partners implemented LAB Group's white labelled client onboarding solution, LABform, to support financial advisers ...

TPT Wealth builds out team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
The trustee and wealth management business of MyState Group appointed two senior managers as it aims to grow its funds under management. Joe Youssef joined as senior manager, wholesale and Trev McCallum has taken on the role of senior manager, wholesale ...

CBA to detect abusive banking behaviour

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Commonwealth Bank is implementing artificial intelligence (AI) technology along with machine learning to detect abusive behaviour reflected in transaction descriptions within its banking services. Developed in CBA's AI Labs, the technology will be used ...

Suncorp names chief risk officer

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 OCT 2021
Suncorp Group hired the former London-based IG Group chief commercial officer to take on its risk function. Bridget Messer is expected to commence as chief risk officer in Brisbane early next year after she relocates from the UK. Messer spent the last ...

Mainstream shareholders vote in favour of Apex

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 OCT 2021
After a lengthy bidding war, Mainstream shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed acquisition by Apex Group. Apex will acquire 100% of Mainstream shares for $2.80 per share, valuing the company at $400 million. Almost 99% of Mainstream shareholders ...

IOOF restructures technology division

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 OCT 2021
Following the completion of the acquisition of MLC, IOOF shifted the responsibilities of technology which has led to the departure of its chief information officer. Sharam Hekmat held the position for nearly five years and was responsible for managing ...

Regulation, industry to curb greenwashing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
The funds management industry, along with policymakers, must improve classifications of sustainable funds to prevent greenwashing, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF's Global Financial Stability Report said that $20 trillion ...