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Charges laid in lengthy ASIC investigation

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
A former financial adviser who was permanently banned in 2016 for using close to $2 million in client funds for his own use has now been charged with 17 offences related to the alleged fraudulent transfer of shares to himself. Ashley Howard of Hobart ...

ACSRF, UniSuper confirm merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund and UniSuper have signed a Heads of Agreement to formally merge. In December the two funds announced they were undertaking due diligence on a potential merger. Today, the funds have said that process ...

APRA identifies NESS Super board deficiencies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2022
APRA has told the $1 billion super fund to improve its governance after a review found deficiencies with its board. The directions follow a review of NESS Super's governance and an independent review conducted by NESS which identified skill gaps ...

Brookfield pursues asset management spin-off

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2022
Following shareholder feedback, Brookfield has confirmed it will spin off its asset management business later this year. In a company update, Brookfield said it would own 75% of the new entity while 25% would be distributed to shareholders before the ...

ASIC outlines cybersecurity expectations

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2022
Following on from RI Advice's Federal Court loss, the corporate regulator has laid out its expectations of licensees when it comes to cybersecurity. Just last week, in what was an Australian-first, the Federal Court found RI Advice failed its obligations ...

Top Aussie equities funds revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2022
Analysis from Rainmaker Information shows Bennelong, PM Capital, Plato Investment Management and Vanguard had the best performing Australian equities products in the three years to March end. The latest performance tables for managed funds shows Bennelong's ...

Northern Trust adds to local leadership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
Northern Trust has a new head of asset servicing operations for Australia, effective this month. Robert Poulter has taken on the role, promoted from the position of practice lead, payment operations. The role was previously held by Leon Stavrou who ...

Future Super strengthens investments team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
The ethical superannuation fund has appointed a chief investment officer, while also hiring an executive director of investments from MLC Asset Management. Ed Tomlinson has been appointed chief investment officer at Future Super, following its acquisition ...

Franklin Templeton hires sales director

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
Franklin Templeton Australia has added a new sales director, overseeing independent financial advisers and private banks. Michael Bowen takes on the role, joining after a short stint with Investors Mutual as relationship manager, strategic groups. Bowen ...

Remembering Steve Williams

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
ClearBridge Investments has led tributes to its head of intermediary sales Steve Williams, who passed away last week following a short illness. Williams - affectionately known as Willo - passed away last Thursday, ClearBridge confirmed in a LinkedIn ...