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Potential reporting relief for trustees: ASIC

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2023
ASIC is proposing to extend the temporary relief for superannuation trustees' disclosure and reporting consistency obligations for two years. ASIC is seeking feedback on the potential extension, including whether the current arrangement is operating ...

Westpac reports $7.2bn profit

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
Soaring interest rates bolstered Westpac home and business loan books which ultimately saw the bottom line jump by 26% to $7.2 billion. The major bank's full-year performance to September reaped from $70 billion worth of home loans that transitioned ...

Dispute resolution failures land TelstraSuper in Federal Court

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
The corporate regulator is taking TelstraSuper to the Federal Court for allegedly failing to comply with internal dispute resolution requirements. ASIC alleges that 40% of the corporate superannuation fund's responses to complainants during a specific ...

'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 ...

ASIC loses case against Diversa

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 24 OCT 2023
The Federal Court has found in favour of Diversa in the case brought by ASIC in 2021 which alleged the trustee knew about a now banned adviser's dodgy behaviour but failed to act. In October 2021, ASIC commenced civil penalty proceedings against ...

WAM launches unit trust, names RE

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 24 OCT 2023
Wilson Asset Management (WAM) selected Equity Trustees (EQT) to be responsible entity for the Wilson Asset Management Leaders Fund. The fund is an actively managed investment portfolio, comprised of 45-80 large-cap companies listed predominately on ...

Calls for paid menopause leave gather momentum

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 OCT 2023
Aware Super will now offer employees paid menopause leave, as the Finance Sector Union (FSU) launches an industry-wide survey on the impact of menopause and menstruation in the workplace in tandem with World Menopause Day. The Australian Institute of ...

FIIG Securities picks Equity Trustees for new fund

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2023
FIIG Securities has selected Equity Trustees to be the trustee of its newly launched Australian bond fund. Equity Trustees has won the mandate to serve as trustee of the FIIG Australian Bond Fund which provides investors with capital stability and income ...

FEAL appoints NGS Super chief to board

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2023
The Fund Executives Association (FEAL) has appointed NGS Super chief executive Natalie Previtera to its board. Previtera will replace director and board chair Jo Townsend effective September 30, who is stepping down from the position consistent with ...

APRA moves to ensure improved member outcomes

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2023
APRA is updating Prudential Standard 'Strategic Planning and Member Outcomes' (SPS 515) to enhance member outcomes in superannuation, including requiring trustees to justify business-related expenses. The regulator's changes seek to align expenditure ...