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ANZ gets green light for Suncorp merger

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
ANZ has had a significant legal win on appeal, with its proposed $4.9 billion acquisition of Suncorp's banking arm given the go-ahead. The decision to authorise the takeover was handed down this morning by the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) ...

Crypto fintech needed AFSL, court says

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
ASIC has had its first court win in relation to cryptocurrency, with fintech Block Earner found to have offered a financial product to retail investors without a licence. However, it was a mixed outcome for the regulator, with another allegation quashed. ...

SIX launches share platform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
A former co-founder of Future Super has launched Sustainable Investment Exchange (SIX), a share trading platform that combines activism and investing. SIX is co-founded by Adam Verwey, a former co-founder of Future Super, and Sophie Hall, an experienced ...

BlackRock iShares adds to factor ETFs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
BlackRock is set to add momentum, quality, and value ETFs to its range of iShares Factor ETFs. They will also be the first of the manager's products to be listed on Cboe Australia. BlackRock iShares is introducing three new ETFs later this month, while ...

Tokenisation is the future: Northern Trust

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 30 JAN 2024
While there is a range of digital innovation opportunities suited for different types of funds, Northern Trust says tokenisation is a key innovation the funds management industry must embrace. In a recent whitepaper, titled The future of funds, Northern ...

Treasury unveils Stage 3 tax cuts changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024
The federal government has officially released amendments to Stage 3 income tax cuts, saying that cost-of-living pressures has forced it to do so. Among the changes, Treasury is proposing to reduce the 19% tax rate to 16% and increase the threshold ...

Gannet Capital increases Touch Ventures stake

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
Gannet Capital now owns 19.99% of the venture capital group, with Glenn Poswell taking up a board seat. Touchcorp, a subsidiary of Block Inc., sold its 19.99% interest in the company, with Gannet Capital buying up most of its shares. It brings Gannet ...

J.P. Morgan pays US$18m over whistleblower rule breaches

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JAN 2024
The investment giant was in hot water for blocking hundreds of retail clients from reporting potential securities law violations by having them sign confidential release agreements when receiving credits or settlements more than US$1000 ($1518). The ...

Former Schroders executive enters VC space

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
Industry veteran Graeme Mather has joined Antler, the early-stage venture capital investor, as a global partner. In his new role, he will help the venture capitalist deepen ties with large asset managers in the Asia Pacific and look at boosting super ...

FCA mulls capital requirements for firms giving bad advice

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed mandating personal investment firms, commonly known as investment advisers, to pre-emptively calculate and secure sufficient capital for potential redress liabilities. The financial regulator is ...