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APRA issues warning to underperforming super funds
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 1 SEP 2017
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is pressing ahead with its aim to remove the superannuation industry of underperforming funds, penning a warning letter to all RSE licensees to shape up or ship out. In the letter APRA deputy chair Helen ...
APRA launches inquiry into CBA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2017
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will establish an independent inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank, following a series of scandals which have called the integrity of Australia's largest bank into question. The inquiry, conducted by an APRA-appointed ...
APRA puts super funds on notice
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 14 AUG 2017
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will consult on a raft of proposed changes to the superannuation prudential framework, in an effort to lift operation governance practices of regulated superannuation trustees. The proposals were outlined ...
Super funds must address climate risk: Market Forces
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2017
... opinion follows a speech to the Insurance Council of Australia in February 2017 by Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) executive board member Geoff Summerhayes, in which he noted that climate risks "have often been seen as future or [a] ...
UK regtech expands Australian footprint
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2017
The overhaul of regulatory reporting requirements by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is behind a global regtech provider's decision to expand its Australasian operations. Having already established an Australian presence, London-based ...
SMSF auditors merge
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2017
... managing $653.8 billion in assets, according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Taxation Office. The average balance of an SMSF now exceeds $1.1 million, with the average account balance ...
APRA finalises senior executive lineup
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUN 2017
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority completed its transition to a new organisational structure with the promotion of its chief risk officer and the creation of a position to oversee its risk and data analytics division. As of 1 July 2017 ...
SMSF associations announce merger
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAY 2017
... Owners' chairman Bruce Foy said. The latest data on superannuation funds issued by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) puts the number of self-managed super funds in operation at 600,000, managing $653.8 billion in assets. The average ...
UniSuper obtains public offer licence
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAY 2017
... said. Financial Standard understands the new public offer licence was issued by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority earlier this year. Over the past year, a number of industry super funds have moved to open membership to the general public. ...
Tax relief for merging super funds extended
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... superannuation industry. Speaking at a Financial Services Council event last year, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority deputy chairman Helen Rowell hit out at superannuation funds which deliver continual poor performance, lack transparency, and ...
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