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VFMC names new chief

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2012
Victorian Funds Management has appointed Warren Lee as a chief executive officer, effective next Monday. Lee joins VFMC after more than 15 years with AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Limited where he held the role as a chief executive officer of Australia ...

Labor's $30bn secret super tax plan revealed

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2012
Shadow Assistant Treasurer Mathias Cormann is calling on Superannuation Minister Bill Shorten to come clean to Australians that they have to pay $30 billion in increased super taxes to assist the Labor government to pay for its $120 billion budget black ...

Macquarie launches SMSF tool

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2012
Macquarie has released an online Share market Tax Facts for accountants, making it the latest addition to its range of tools for SMSF experts. The new product provides key information required to prepare tax returns for clients with share portfolios ...

AFA conference boasts biggest turnout in 20 years

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 9 OCT 2012
At this year's Association of Financial Adviser's (AFA) National Conference, due to kick off in three weeks, delegates can expect to hear from high caliber speakers who will be tackling the sector's challenges and opportunities in the face of regulatory ...

NRMA partners with TAL for life insurance

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 9 OCT 2012
Insurance Australia Group owned NRMA Insurance has formed an alliance with TAL to offer its customers a new life insurance product. The partnership is first of its kind and will see TAL provide life insurance policies on behalf of NRMA Insurance. Andy ...

BNY Mellon appoints head of intermediary distribution

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 9 OCT 2012
Suri joins BNY Mellon from ING Investment Management where he held the role as a managing director and chief executive for its business in India. In his new role, he will assume responsibility for developing and managing the build out of the APAC intermediary ...

Omega bullish on sovereign investing

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2012
Investors are encouraged to leave their fear of sovereign investing at the door as a shift in the global government bond market indicates promises of reliable returns, new Omega Global Investors research has shown. Despite the European government bond ...

Hybrid securities back in favour

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2012
Despite ASIC's decision to sound warning bells over the risks and complexities of hybrid securities, there is a growing appetite in the market for the high rate of return this product can offer investors. The corporate watchdog's warnings follows more ...

Advisers struggle to add value

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2012
Under the Future of Financial Advice opt-in and fee disclosure reforms, many advisers may struggle to offer a strong value proposition to their clients, according to an industry expert. Leith Thomas, director of the Bailey Roberts Group said generally ...

Zelman opens new advice business

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2012
Melbourne-based life insurance specialist Aaron Zelman has opened up a new risk advice practice under the dealer group Synchron umbrella. The new advice practice, LifeScope, was created to provide expert risk-only advice to business owners, executives ...