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Former Christian Super deputy CIO in new role
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... he said. "David has commenced with the CINSF and is working through the immigration restrictions as he migrates from Australia to the Cook Islands over the coming month." Brown has previously worked as the chief investment officer of PNG's National ...
MLC Life appoints executive
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... QSuper's general manager for insurance while it set up its own insurer QInsure. Rogers has also worked for AXA in Australia and UK, and for AMP. As MLC Life Insurance's chief life insurance officer, Rogers will oversee insurance operations and ...
ISA calls SG increase delay a tax grab
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Industry Super Australia says a failure to make the planned increase of the super guarantee to 12% compulsory is a "tax grab" by the government. According to ISA, making the increase to 12% optional will result in the average Australian family paying ...
Franklin Templeton promotes executives
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Franklin Templeton has promoted two of its key executives and announced the launch of a research hub. The US$1.5 trillion asset manager named Stephen Dover, currently Franklin Templeton Investments' head of equities, as the market strategist and ...
Praemium sees benefits of scale
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Praemium saw a sharp rise in the December quarter as a result of its acquisition of Powerwrap, showcasing the benefit of increased scale. The platform saw a 69% increase year-on-year in global funds under administration (FUA), lifting the business to ...
ASIC cancels stockbroker AFSL
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... liquidation and the administrators were appointed as liquidators. According to KPMG, a joint hearing of the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of New Zealand in respect to the distribution of client funds wrapped up on December 9, with the ...
HESTA hikes group insurance premiums again
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
... said it paid over $150 million in insurance claims (98% of the claims it received), per its FY20 annual report. AIA Australia acts as the group insurer for HESTA.
AustralianSuper breached member's privacy: Regulator
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
The $180 billion superannuation fund has been ordered to audit certain procedures, after a member's complaint to a federal regulator found the fund interfered with their privacy. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) on December ...
Sydney boutique hires former Franklin PM
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
... Wilmshurst is a past president of the CFA Society's Melbourne chapter, and a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. "...Peter is joining us at the beginning of a decade in which we will see sustainability dramatically impact most of the global ...
Milliman practice lead resigns
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
The long-serving practice lead for Milliman has left after more than 16 years with the firm. Wade Matterson's tenure at the consultancy firm ended in December 2020, which for the most part was spent as practice leader. He joined Milliman in November ...
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