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Responsible lending laws to be revoked
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
The government has announced a raft of reforms to reduce barriers to Australia's credit framework as a means to boost the economy. The reforms will remove the responsible lending obligations from the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 aiming ...
Microcap manipulators caught out
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
A ring of microcap share manipulators have had their assets frozen by the Securities and Exchange Commission after procuring US$9 million in illegal profits by defrauding retail investors. The SEC alleged in a complaint that between 2013 and 2017 Ongkaruck ...
ASIC extends advice, capital raising provisions
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
ASIC has extended the relief to financial advice that relates to the early release of superannuation scheme as well as certain capital raisings due to the uncertainty of the pandemic. The corporate regulator has extended the capped advice fees regarding ...
First Sentier completes global rebrand
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
After changing its branding in Australia just over a year ago, First Sentier Investors has finalised the roll out of its new name in all markets. Formerly known as First State Investments in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, First Sentier said ...
Super Recruiters announces chair
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Wealth management recruitment firm Super Recruiters has appointed a former Rabobank executive as chair. Cathy Doyle has over 20 years' experience in human resources and was most recently group executive human resources at Rabobank for over three years. ...
Count Financial adds member firm
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Count Financial has expanded its member network with Sydney-based financial advice firm Small & Gunn joining its licence. Small & Gunn completed the transition to Count Financial in just a six week period after seeking a forward-looking licensee to ...
Westpac hires consumer chief executive
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
Westpac Group has appointed a former fintech chief executive to lead its consumer banking division. Chris de Bruin has over 24 years' experience in financial services and joins from Dubai-based fintech Deem where he has been chief executive for over ...
Hostplus awards mandate
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
$48 billion industry fund Hostplus has awarded a private equity mandate with the aim of helping it ride out COVID-19 induced volatility in global markets. Natixis Investment Managers private equity subsidiary Flexstone Partners won the mandate from ...
Government increases fees for foreign investment
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
Treasury has announced another tranche of reforms to the Foreign Investment Review (FIRB) Framework. The latest reforms amend the fee framework, increasing fees for foreign investment applications for commercial businesses, agricultural land and residential ...
ASIC puts SMSF auditors on notice
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission imposed tougher registration conditions for two SMSF auditors following a slew of misconduct. William Krammer from Victoria and Yuk Wong from New South Wales have breached auditor independence and ...
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