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Fraser and Hewson support ANU's right to divest
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 OCT 2014
A group of investors and prominent Australians, including former prime minister Malcolm Fraser and former Liberal leader John Hewson, have signed a statement supporting the Australian National University's right to divest from companies. The statement ...
Climate induced GFC a 'very real' risk: Hewson
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 14 OCT 2014
Former Liberal leader John Hewson has said that over-investment by banks and pension funds in carbon-exposed industries could lead to a global financial crisis that dwarfs the 2008 crash. Hewson was speaking in his capacity as chairman of the Asset ...
Coalition secures PUP support on FoFA vote
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 2 OCT 2014
... Senators and PUP Senators voted against the motion, together with Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party Senator Ricky Muir, Liberal Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm and Family First Senator Bob Day. However, the current changes have been passed ...
PROFILE: AMP SMSF managing director Natasha Fenech
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 2 OCT 2014
... in the books, with koalas and kangaroos everywhere. Adelaide seemed like any normal city, but it did surprise me how liberal the Australian context was, coming from a country where it was very clear what you could and couldn't do." Shortly after her ...
Coalition Senators head-to-head over FoFA
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 SEP 2014
... disallowed by Nationals' Senator John Williams after he staged a parliamentary confrontation against Finance Minister and Liberal Senator Mathias Cormann. The Senate Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances, chaired by Williams, has given Cormann ...
Opposition wants to postpone vote on FoFA bill
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 SEP 2014
... a Labor disallowance motion that would have blocked the government's proposed changes. The inquiry report, signed by Liberal Senator Sean Edwards, argues that "the bill in its current iteration remains fundamentally the same in its intent and effect ...
FoFA legislative changes pass in the House of Reps
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 AUG 2014
... the debate, even though his Senators' votes were key to block a Labor motion to disallow FoFA changes in the Senate. Liberal MP Andrew Laming said that the Coalition was not in the debate "considering sophisticated investors who earn over quarter of ...
What happened to the ISA-FSC accord?
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUL 2014
... Coalition government has replaced a Labor one, giving the FSC the political advantage (Brogden himself is a former NSW Liberal leader); the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms have been amended to give the retail sector some wiggle room; and the ...
CBA needs to"lift its game": Treasurer
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 30 JUN 2014
... within its financial planning businesses and the Senate investigation "appallingly." Hockey spoke this weekend at the Liberal Party's federal council, which took place in Melbourne. "I think the bank's got to lift its game," he told journalists, and ...
Future of LISC in Palmer's hands
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUN 2014
... Super chair Catherine Woods, AustralianSuper chief executive Ian Silk, Mercer managing director David Knox and former NSW Liberal leader Peter Collins. The letter argues: "Australian workers who earn $37,000 per annum or below currently receive a 'rebate' ...
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