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Andrew Thorburn joins IIG

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
The former NAB chief executive has joined Melbourne's Impact Investing Group as a part-time executive, as the latter's chief executive leaves. Daniel Madhavan was IIG's chief executive from November 2017 to April 2021. Madhavan joined the IIG after ...

Chief economist update: Australia's confidence contagion

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
Australia may not be "at the front of the queue for a safe and effective vaccine" (as Morrison declared back in November 2020) but it's certainly leading much of the world in containing the virus and strengthening economic recovery. This was the ...

Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
Some move the goalposts when they can't hit the target, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison did one better and all but abandoned his government's vaccine roll-out target. Taking to Facebook, Morrison announced on April 10 that: "The government ...

Implemented Portfolios adds to team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
The managed discretionary account operator has made a key appointment to its portfolio management team and two hires for a newly created role in its distribution team. Anton Hermanto has been appointed as custody and administration manager and joins ...

CBA to pay $7m for overcharged interest

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
The Federal Court has imposed a $7 million penalty on Commonwealth Bank for charging higher interest rates on business overdraft accounts than what it advised its customers over a four-year period. Following an investigation by ASIC, CBA admitted to ...

ASIC drops Caddick charges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
ASIC has dropped all 38 charges it was pursuing against missing woman and self-proclaimed financial adviser Melissa Caddick. The regulator was pursuing criminal charges against Caddick, who has been missing since November last year. The charges included ...

ASIC okay with virtual AGMs

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
The corporate regulator will take a "no action" position on companies holding their annual general meetings via videoconferencing as the COVID protections lapse. ASIC's no action position will: support the holding of meetings using appropriate technology ...

Chief economist update: Powell said, Yellen said

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
The monetary and fiscal masters of the US of A fronted the Senate Banking Committee - as required under the March 2020 COVID-19 relief law - singing a rendition of Louis Armstrong's What a Wonderful World . In his testimony, Federal Reserve chair ...

AFCA left toothless on Mayfair complaints

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
Mayfair 101 investors who have had their life savings frozen amid ASIC's proceedings have been left to their own devices, partly due to Mayfair not being a member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). A spokesperson for AFCA told ...

PYSP reunites $4.3bn of lost super

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
The Protecting Your Super Package legislation which asked super funds to hand over inactive accounts to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has returned $4.3 billion to members in about 17 months. Between 1 November 2019 and 28 February 2021, nearly ...