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MLC Life names new chief executive
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
MLC Life has appointed a new chief executive and managing director, effective June 15. Rodney Cook has been appointed to lead MLC Life, close to six months after David Hackett departed the insurer. He will replace Sean McCormack who has been acting ...
Super fund appoints strategy lead
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
An ethical superannuation fund has appointed a chief strategy officer to help steer the fund through its planned transformation. Crescent Wealth has confirmed the appointment of Vanessa Liell to the role of chief strategy officer, bringing more than ...
FICAP sponsors donate $150k despite postponement
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
The sponsors of the 2020 FICAP Who Wants to be a Rockstar fundraiser event have donated close to $150,000 to charity, despite the event having been postponed due to COVID-19. All 41 of the Financial Industry Community Aid Program's 2020 sponsors ...
APRA pushes for super fund consolidation
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
APRA has urged all superannuation funds to be more proactive in considering their options, saying that while COVID-19 will pass, its impact will be felt for far longer and funds will soon run out of excuses. Over the past seven years, the number of ...
IOOF settles class action
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
IOOF has settled one of the class actions brought against it on the back of the Royal Commission. The wealth group announced to the ASX this morning it has settled in the class action brought by Quinn Emanuel Urqhart & Sullivan in April 2019. The class ...
MLC launches new advice business
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
MLC has introduced a new advice business to the market, retiring the Apogee, Garvan and Meritum brands and appointing a general manager to lead the venture. Following on from the announcement in August last year that Apogee, Garvan and Meritum would ...
US pension funds approach point of no return
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
A new report ranking US public pension funds by their ability to pay future benefits suggests several will likely go insolvent as a result of COVID-19. The issues facing public pension funds in the US are widely known, and while it's not clear how ...
Rest pays out $1bn, calls for policy certainty
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
Having now paid out more than $1 billion to members, Rest is calling on the government to implement stable super policy settings, warning uncertainty constrains funds' ability to invest for the long-term. As of this morning, the $53 billion superannuation ...
Super fund pays it forward
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
A superannuation fund is passing its government stimulus on to members who have been forced to withdraw from their accounts under the early release scheme. Future Super has decided it will pass on its government stimulus to members whose account balances ...
Challenger hires retail distribution lead
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
Challenger has appointed a general manager of retail distribution, hiring from AMP's wealth management leadership ranks. Luke Cheetham has commenced in the new role at Challenger, after serving more than two years as head of distribution, wealth management ...
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