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Keybridge Capital cops another loss against WAM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024
The Federal Court has denied Keybridge Capital's appeal against Wilson Asset Management (WAM) and ordered them to pay costs in a court battle that has been dragging out for four years. In June 2020, Keybridge launched legal proceedings against WAM alleging ...

Australian Unity lashed by ASIC over TMD questionnaire

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
Australian Unity Funds Management has been told to stop offering its Select Income Fund, with ASIC saying retail clients are unlikely to understand the questionnaire used to determine whether they would be in the target market. ASIC made an interim ...

ASIC cancels AFSL of XTrade

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has cancelled the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of retail over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives issuer XTrade. XTrade offered clients opportunities to trade in contracts for difference ...

Equity Trustees hit with fine by APRA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has fined Equity Trustees Superannuation $782,500 for failing to meet its legal obligations to report data to APRA. EQT breached the requirements of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act ...

Broken promises leave survivors in the lurch

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024
More than a year on from a Treasury consultation on giving victims of child sexual abuse access to their abuser's superannuation for compensation purposes, little headway has been made. At the same time, experts say the government's proposals ...

Australian Ethical updates investment guide

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024
Australian Ethical has updated its guide to ethical investing with several additions to further clarify what it considers before making an investment. The super fund added a list of positive and negative factors it considers in developing its criteria ...

APRA warns entities on adequacy of backup systems

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
APRA has reminded its regulated entities of the need to remain vigilant when it comes to cyber resilience, identifying the use of data backups as a weak spot. In a letter to all APRA-regulated entities, the regulator highlighted areas of weakness that ...

Australians selling assets over seeking help: ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released new research which sheds light on the financial hardship faced by Australians. The research found that 47% of Australian adults with debt, the equivalent of 5.8 million people, have ...

Regal Partners acquires Merricks Capital

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
Regal Partners has announced it will acquire 100% of hard asset investment specialist Merricks Capital for approximately $235 million. As at April 30, Merricks managed approximately $2.9 billion in capital across three dedicated funds and a number of ...

ASIC suspends AFSL for six managed investment schemes

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has suspended the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of Aurora Funds Management until 20 September 2024. Aurora is the responsible entity of six registered managed investment schemes ...