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CSLR estimates $241m to fund backlog of complaints

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 JAN 2024
The board of the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) estimates $241 million will be needed to fund claims lodged with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) between November 2018 and September 2022. The CSLR is set to begin receiving ...

Vale John Quessy

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2023
... extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends for their significant loss." The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) also expressed deep sadness over the loss of the passionate trade unionist and campaigner. "As IEU Secretary he led highly ...

CSLR chief executive named

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 DEC 2023
The Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) Transitional Board named the scheme's inaugural chief executive ahead of its planned commencement next April. David Berry has been appointed chief executive of the CSLR, effective December 11. Berry is currently ...

Nomura offshoot fined by ASIC disciplinary panel

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023
ASIC's Markets Disciplinary Panel (MDP) has fined a Nomura subsidiary almost $700,000 for failing to comply with market integrity rules. Instinet Australia, the local arm of the global, Nomura-owned stockbroker, was issued the infringement notice after ...

Private markets make concrete inroads with advisers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 DEC 2023
Financial advisers are feeling energised by private markets as fund managers pave the way to make opportunities accessible not only to sophisticated investors but also retail clients more than ever. Diversification, enhanced returns, and improved accessibility ...

Rest welcomes chief financial officer

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023
After five years of working closely with the super fund as a consultant, John O'Sullivan joins Rest as its new chief financial officer. O'Sullivan brings over 20 years of experience to the role, having served in various roles across banking ...

Changing retirement landscape needs regulatory framework: Actuaries Institute

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
The government has been encouraged to create a regulatory framework that empowers superannuation trustees to offer members targeted help, guidance, and advice (HGA) on issues outlined in the Retirement Income Review (RIC). The Actuaries Institute dialogue ...

Treasury mulls reforming use of genetic test results by life insurers

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023
Treasury is calling for feedback on the use of genetic testing in life insurance underwriting, citing concerns the existing moratorium is ineffective, negatively impacting medical research efforts, and a lack of compliance from insurers. The government's ...

Small-cap shares set to soar: Flinders

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 24 NOV 2023
While fears of a recession and market correction, and runaway inflation have caused small-cap stocks to underperform over the past couple of years, the opportunity for growth has never been greater, according to Flinders Investment Partners (Flinders) ...

Interest rate hikes are working: Bullock

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Michele Bullock defended the central bank's use of monetary policy and hiking interest rates amid many challenges that looks to keep inflation at stubborn levels over the next two years. Speaking at the ASIC Annual ...