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Link names head of insurance

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
Link Group hired a new lead for insurance who recently finished up at TAL Australia. Phil Angelico is now part of Link's retirement and superannuation solutions (RSS) unit, taking on the position of head of insurance in September. He is responsible ...

Australia improves super system quality

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
The quality of Australia's superannuation system made marginal improvements and scored highly for its integrity and sustainability, according to a global study. The Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index this year graded Australia a B+, slightly ...

CFS fined $20m over super misconduct

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Colonial First State will pay $20 million for misleading members in its FirstChoice Fund. The fine follows the court's decision in September that CFS had misled members on almost 13,000 regarding investment decisions, possibly deterring them from ...

Christian Super enhances insurance offering

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Christian Super is reducing insurance premiums for most of its members, saying the offering now better aligns with what is available at other super funds. Premiums will change from November 1 for all occupational categories to better reflect the level ...

Colonial First State seeks MySuper redemption

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... strategies across its two MySuper funds. BlackRock won the mandate to provide investment services to CFS' FirstChoice Employer Super (FCES) and Commonwealth Essential Super (CES) following a formal tender process. CFS will continue to set the investment ...

Montgomery adds to global strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Montgomery Investment Management is adding another fund from US-based Polen Capital to its Australian and New Zealand offering. The Polen Capital Global Small and Mid Cap Fund will be available to investors on October 21 following the partnership between ...

Advisers query super changes

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... enquiries from advisers in the September quarter and the most asked question was in relation to re-contributing early release of super payments. Clients who had accessed their superannuation through the early release of superannuation (ERS) program may ...

APRA readies new super fund remuneration regime

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... oversee remuneration practices supported by robust frameworks and policies that influence behaviour beyond financial rewards. Super funds with $30 billion in assets under management are classified as significant financial institutions (SFIs) and must ...

Ellerston investments chief takes board role

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... the board of Funds SA, the South Australian government's investment corporation that oversees the state's public sector super funds. Hall brings extensive knowledge and experience in investment and funds management, Funds SA said. Commenting on his appointment ...

ASIC eyes employee super fund choice

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... ASIC issued a stern warning to employers and their superannuation fund provider about influencing employees' choice of super funds. The regulator will conduct a review this financial year on how trustees abide by its requirements and may consider ...