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WTW appoints Australia segment head
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
Willis Towers Watson has appointed a head for financial solutions for Australia and New Zealand, as it looks to expand its insurance products in the region. Lee Garvey will oversee the segment, which will develop products including credit and non-payment ...
ASIC takes fintech to court
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
The corporate regulator has initiated action against a fintech for allegedly misleading customers about the benefits of investing in residential property in self-managed superannuation funds. Squirrel Superannuation Services, an SMSF platform provider ...
Retiree strategies need greater attention: Research
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
... the needs of retiree clients, new research shows. Fidelity International with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and CoreData released a report Building Better Retirement Futures, which aims to equip advisers with solutions for retirees. ...
Northern Trust wins First Sentier mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
... its own systems around legal, risk, HR, enterprise and IT systems. Northern Trust is the second-largest custodian in Australia, after inching up the league tables i n two successive reporting periods, as at June 2020. It looked after $561.5 billion in ...
Prioritise underperformance over stapling: AIST
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees says the new Your Future, Your Super laws should prioritise underperformance ahead of stapling as existing members stuck in dud funds will be worse off. In its submission to the draft legislation ...
Robo-advice chief exits
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JAN 2021
... running wealth management businesses, managing M&A and leading the fintech, which provides scalable digital advice in Australia and Europe. Prior to taking on the top role at Ignition, Prasad was a director of wealth management at KPMG Australia for ...
Super underperformance needs to be addressed: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 JAN 2021
Despite criticism from superannuation funds over the governments' new super fund performance benchmarks, Rainmaker research shows there is an underperformance challenge that needs to be confronted. The Rainmaker 2020 Superannuation Benchmarking ...
Super fund targets homegrown opportunities
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 JAN 2021
... unpredictability and volatility of 2020 as instigated by the coronavirus. "Coming out of COVID-19 next year, we are hoping that Australia will lead the recovery," Michalakis says. "One thing we will see out of the pandemic is the concept of localisation ...
MTAA Super awards scholarships
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 DEC 2020
The industry fund has awarded 15 scholarships to members and non-members to put towards further education in automotive and related industries. MTAA Super said the scholarships are worth up to $5000, with the total standing at $50,000 across 15 winners. ...
Challenger to buy industry-fund-owned bank
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 DEC 2020
... $166 million in total resident assets. By this measure, it is the third-smallest ADI of the roughly 124 operating in Australia. Bell Porter's Lafitani Sotiriou in a note sent to clients this morning said the opportunity could be material for Challenger ...
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