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ASIC bans former Gleneagle fund manager

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2023
ASIC has banned former Gleneagle fund manager, Gregory Tolpigin, from providing financial services for naked short selling. Tolpigin is also banned from controlling a financial services business or performing any function involved in carrying on a financial ...

AustralianSuper mistake spurs call for regulatory intervention

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 15 MAY 2023
Super Consumers Australia (SCA) is urging all superannuation funds to review their account handling processes in the wake of AustralianSuper refunding $70 million to approximately 100,000 members who held multiple accounts with the fund. Last week ...

Startup founder charged for defrauding JPMorgan

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 APR 2023
The founder of JPMorgan's ill-fated student financial aid solution has been formally charged with fraud by the US regulator over the company's sale, while a criminal investigation is also underway. In September 2021, JPMorgan Chase paid US$175 million ...

Iress error impacts ESSSuper members

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 3 APR 2023
ESSSuper has disclosed a reporting error made by its administrator, Iress, that impacted 9% of its defined benefit members. Due to Iress' incorrect contribution reporting to the ATO for the 2021-2022 financial year, approximately 9% of ESSSuper defined ...

Lumiant secures $5.2m seed funding

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAR 2023
Lumiant has closed another seed funding round totaling $5.2 million amid plans to strengthen its US presence and build out a mobile advice solution. The Sydney-founded advice and client engagement platform said the funding came from Invest Blue and ...

ASIC bans Queensland adviser

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAR 2023
ASIC has banned Queensland-based adviser Douglas Allen from providing financial services for three years. ASIC's review of Allen's advice files revealed that he employed a "layered advice" approach. The regulator discovered that his recommendations ...

The traditional CFO is no more: Study

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAR 2023
About 89% of Australian finance leaders believe the industry needs a new breed of chief financial officers. The study, conducted by Sage from January 7 to January 28 of last year, surveyed 1900 finance leaders at organisations with over 1000 employees ...

Yarra Capital awards admin, custody mandate

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 FEB 2023
Apex Group has been appointed by Yarra Capital Management to support its new $100 million private capital fund. The Yarra Private Capital Discovery Fund, launched in October last year, is a diversified portfolio of holdings in high growth potential ...

ASIC bans Gold Coast businessman

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 31 JAN 2023
ASIC has banned a Gold Coast director from providing financial services for four years after discovering his business leased an algorithmic trading program and operated without a licence. Gregory William Finerty, the sole director of Bradford AI, has ...

JPMorgan says fintech was a fraud, closes business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 JAN 2023
JPMorgan has shuttered the financial planning fintech it acquired in 2021 and is suing its founder, claiming most of its users were fake accounts created to inflate the business' value. In September 2021, JPMorgan Chase acquired Frank, a platform that ...