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AustralianSuper increases premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Australia's largest superannuation fund is bumping up insurance premiums from May 30, less than a year on from the last increase . In a communication sent to members, AustralianSuper said the annual review of the fund's insurance offer was conducted ...
NFP super fund performance revealed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
While the ASX fell close to 30% in March, Rainmaker analysis shows the investments returns for 15 of Australia's leading not-for-profit superannuation funds weren't nearly as bad. Latest analysis from Rainmaker shows the average investment return for ...
Latest adviser exam results in
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
FASEA has announced more than 82% of financial advisers that sat the February exam were successful. Releasing the results today, the body said 2231 advisers sat the exam in mid-February and 82% passed. More than 30% of the advisers listed on ASIC's ...
ASIC cancels slew of AFSLs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
ASIC has cancelled the AFSLs of three firms, including that of former advice dealer group MyPlanner. The regulator has cancelled the Australian financial services licence of the licensee formerly known as MyPlanner Australia. The Gold Coast-based licensee ...
Bigger balances, bigger blow: Elia
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Speaking to Financial Standard , Hostplus chief executive David Elia has said it's the super funds with higher average account balances that should be worried about the impact of the early release scheme. Hitting back at public commentary suggesting ...
VFMC confirms new chief risk officer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
The Victorian Funds Management Corporation has named its new chief risk officer, following the departure of Bryony Hayes in January. In a statement to Financial Standard , VFMC chief executive Lisa Gray confirmed acting chief risk officer Lucy Carr ...
Westpac names new chief executive
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Westpac has confirmed acting chief executive Peter King will take on the role permanently to steer the bank through ongoing uncertainty. In an announcement today, Westpac chair John McFarlane said King has agreed to take on the role for the next two ...
MLC waives licensee fees, delays dealer group transitions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
MLC Wealth is waiving licensee fees for all of its aligned financial advisers as they struggle to operate their businesses and provide support to clients during unprecedented uncertainty. It has also delayed the transition of advisers from Apogee and ...
FEW launches Livestream series
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
In response to COVID-19, Financial Executive Women has launched an industry-first Livestream event series for its members. FEW Connect, which will showcase industry leaders and experts four days a week, is open to all members and staff of FEW's ...
Court confirms Storm Financial founders breached duties
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
The Full Federal Court has confirmed the directors of Storm Financial Group breached their duties as directors, dismissing their appeal of ASIC's 2016 decision. The determination wraps up an appeal against the regulator's original decision by ...
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