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Association policy lead to join Treasury
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
The head of policy at a major industry association has taken a new role with Federal Treasury. Jordan George has been the head of policy at the SMSF Association for seven and a half years. The SMSFA confirmed to Financial Standard that George will step ...
Tasmanian super funds seek insurer
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
The Tasmanian Treasury will soon start the search for an insurer to take over the mandates of two small public sector superannuation funds. The State Fire Commission Superannuation Scheme (SFCSS) and the Tasmanian Ambulance Service Superannuation Scheme ...
Chief economist update: Bonds do the limbo rock
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
... the US yield curve, presaging a US recession in 12-18 months' time. The yield differential between the US 10-year Treasury bond had been negative since May this year. The current yield differential of minus 33 basis points compares with the positive ...
Chief economist update: RBA heading to zero
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
... imbalances, recently concluded that China's external position was broadly in line with fundamentals. Even by the Treasury's own formal criteria, China does not seem to be a currency manipulator." "To qualify under the Treasury's "enhanced ...
Chief economist update: Fed cut and Trump's war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
... 1.2%; the Nasdaq composite index lost 1.2%; and Russell 2000 index closed 0.7% lower. Bond yields dropped. Ten-year US Treasury bond yields fell from 2.06% to 2.02% - they were 2.66% at the start of 2019 and reached a high of 2.78% in January. They've ...
Unfair contract terms extended to insurance
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
... likely bring actions under the UCT in relation to contracts covered by the regime, the explanatory memorandum reads. Treasury is taking submissions until August 28.
ASIC warns trustees on employer inducements
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
... Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 was recently amended to facilitate the provision. The new law is also part of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No 1) Bill 2019 , which ...
Final nail in the coffin for grandfathered commissions
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUL 2019
... technology Jane Hume revealed Coalition plans to introduce the legislation later this week, in a joint statement. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Ending Grandfathered Conflicted Remuneration) Bill 2019 implements the government's response to the final ...
Government to close super salary sacrifice loophole
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... sacrifice contributions. Assistant Treasurer and Housing Minister Michael Sukkar introduced a raft of tax measures under Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 in Parliament on July 24. One of the proposals aims ...
Super body opposes member interests bill
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
... not warranted particularly in light of the significant changes to default insurance and inactive accounts through the Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Super Package) Act 2019 which took effect from 1 July 2019," WIS said. "There are already complications ...
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