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Wealth managers shirk cybersecurity priorities

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023
An alarming number of small and large wealth managers are underprepared for cybersecurity breaches particularly when it comes to managing third-party providers, a new report from ASIC finds. Wealth managers across the spectrum have a long way to go ...

'Critical shortcomings' demand urgent action from trustees: APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2023
APRA deputy chair Margaret Cole has sounded the alarm on gaps in superannuation trustees' plans to assist the "tidal wave of fund members" heading toward retirement. At the Australian Financial Review's Super and Wealth Summit today, Cole outlined ...

Insignia's managed account FUM swells

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023
Insignia Financial's managed accounts solutions have grown by about 42% in the past 12 months. The group said there's now more than $6 billion in funds under management across its range of managed account solutions. About 55% of this is held in managed ...

CrowdProperty opens to retail investors

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023
Previously limited to wholesale and institutional investors, residential real estate debt investment platform CrowdProperty Australia is now accessible to everyday investors. CrowdProperty, which has operated in Australia since 2021, matches investor ...

Iress completes $52m sale of MFA business to SS&C

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 3 OCT 2023
Iress has finalised the $52 million sale of its Managed Funds Administration (MFA) business to SS&C, while also kicking off the divestment process for its Platforms unit. In August, the financial services software company revealed that SS&C would acquire ...

BNP Paribas wins UniSuper mandate

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2023
UniSuper has selected BNP Paribas to provide triparty collateral management services for its global trading activity. BNP Paribas' Securities Services will help UniSuper meet its initial margin rules obligations, which require financial institutions ...

Iress Wealth appoints interim chief

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2023
Iress has confirmed a mini reshuffle of its leadership team as Harry Mitchell chief executive of wealth management takes up a broader role, splitting his time between Australia and the UK. Consequently, the trading technology firm has promoted operating ...

ISPT appoints risk, legal chief

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 15 SEP 2023
ISPT has added Andrew Dean to its executive leadership team as chief legal, risk, and safety officer. Dean has over 15 years' experience leading legal, risk, and safety teams in the property industry across the Asia Pacific region. In his new role ...

Commonwealth to disclose climate risks in sovereign bonds

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2023
The Commonwealth of Australia will disclose climate risk in sovereign bonds for the first time following the settlement of a world-first class action lawsuit. The case, filed in 2020 by retail investor Kathleen O'Donnell, was represented pro bono ...

Super funds taking on the climate crisis

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2023
As stewards of future prosperity, superannuation funds are obligated to mitigate extreme climate impacts through rapid decarbonisation and drawdown permissions; a failure to act would squander a golden opportunity to spearhead the transition to a low ...