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Coinbase sued as US crackdown continues

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUN 2023
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a suit against Coinbase for, among other things, allowing users to trade unregistered securities. It follows Binance being sued just yesterday. The SEC has accused Coinbase of breaking market rules ...

Advice regtech acquires TIQK assets

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUN 2023
Regtech provider for financial advisers Fourth Line has acquired the intellectual property of defunct startup TIQK. The assets include artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology. Fourth Line chief executive Joel Ronchi said that ...

Dutch pension giants back $1.5bn local BTR deal

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2023
Scape Australia, a residential-for-rent owner and operator, has teamed with Dutch heavyweights APG Asset Management and fund manager Bouwinvest, to develop and acquire assets in Australia's burgeoning build-to-rent sector. The partnership, subject ...

Abolishing FDSs a major win: Panel

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2023
The Quality of Advice Review's recommendation to abolish Fee Disclosure Statements would be a major win for financial advisers as many continue to grapple with providing accurate documents to clients. The Financial Advice Association Australia general ...

BlackRock to list low-cost property and infrastructure ETFs

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2023
BlackRock will launch two new core ETFs, the iShares Core FTSE Global Infrastructure (AUD Hedged) ETF (GLIN) and the iShares Core FTSE Global Property ex Australia (AUD Hedged) ETF (GLPR). The ETFs will be priced at 20 basis points (or 0.20%), an amount ...

Betashares launches new global shares ETFs

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2023
The Betashares Global Shares (ex-Australia) ETF (BGBL) and its currency hedged equivalent (HGBL) will commence trading on the ASX the coming weeks. The new funds track an index which provides exposure to approximately 1500 global companies across more ...

ASX expands partnership program criteria

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2023
The Australian Securities Exchange is seeking stakeholder feedback for its CHESS Replacement Partnership Program as it updates the eligibility criteria for potential participants. The CHESS Replacement $70 million Partnership Program canvasses industry ...

Morningstar downgrades PIMCO, Vanguard funds

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2023
Morningstar has downgraded four fixed income products following its annual fund manager review. As part of the 2022/23 review, Morningstar completed qualitative assessments of 72 fixed income strategies. As a result, four products were downgraded and ...

New Australian digital assets bill to regulate crypto

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAR 2023
Crypto regulation in Australia has taken a giant leap, with Senator Andrew Bragg unveiling the Digital Assets (Market Regulation) Bill 2023. The Digital Assets Bill 2023 aims to transform Australia's digital asset landscape by implementing a robust ...

US regulator sues crypto giant, chief executive

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAR 2023
Binance and its chief executive Changpeng Zhao have been charged by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) following claims of "willful evasion of US law." The CFTC announced it filed a civil enforcement action in the US District Court against ...