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Institutional investors call out climate policy
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
A collective of Australian institutional investors labelled the Federal Government's proposed $3.5 billion Climate Solutions Package as "more of the same", failing to properly address climate change risks. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) ...
Royal Commission and its one canoe message is on point
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... after Cooper's comments, Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert addressed the strong final day crowd. He said the Federal Government wanted to see the SMSF industry grow. Robert said Labor's franking credit policy was entirely aimed at the SMSF sector, and ...
AFCA hears legacy complaints
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
... Complaints Authority will start taking legacy complaints starting July 1 for a limited amount of time. The Federal Government recently extended AFCA's remit after the Financial Services Royal Commission. This means the one-stop shop for financial services ...
New TPB chair welcomed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
The Federal Government has named the new chair of the Tax Practitioners Board. Ian Klug is set to take over as chair of the TPB, replacing Ian Taylor who has served in the role for six years. Klug was a partner at Pitcher Partners for 18 years to 2008 ...
Government carves out super deal
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
... was struck with the Greens and after Labor refused to guide the legislation without amendments. However, the Federal Government made significant concessions to the package. Importantly, the Government's insurance in super carve out - which would have ...
Former super fund executive joins fintech
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
... of its new chief executive. Money101 has welcomed Theresa Mills in the top role. She currently sits on the Federal Government's Financial Literacy Board and is a former executive general manager at Guild Trustee Services. Mills will work with Money101 ...
Government moves on Royal Commission super recommendations
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
The Federal Government has amended the SIS Act and some of its superannuation bills to include recommendations made in the Royal Commission's final report. Superannuation fund trustees are set to be banned from treating employers in efforts to be ...
Royal Commission to disrupt product distribution: Roy Morgan
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
Financial product distribution is likely to be disrupted as the Federal Government looks to implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission's final report. Latest insights from Roy Morgan show intermediaries account for the distribution of about ...
Future Fund delivers 5.8%
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
... addition to the flagship fund, Future Fund also manages other funds (with different investment mandates) for the federal government and has just added a new one. The performance for these wasn't as exciting as the main fund for the year ending December ...
Misconduct must end: Frydenberg
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
... Commission has made 76 recommendations to address industry misconduct and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the Federal Government will act on each of them. The Treasurer has put the blame of industry misconduct solely on Australia's financial services ...
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