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Director banned for eight years

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023
The director of investment manager Foxi Capital has been banned from providing financial services for eight years after it was found he lacked relevant qualifications and experience, and misled investors. Foxi Capital director and Responsible Entity ...

Former QIC exec now OMERS risk chief

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUN 2023
A longstanding QIC risk specialist has been named the Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System's (OMERS) new chief risk officer, reporting to the Canadian pension fund's chief executive Blake Hutcheson. Joining OMERS in 2020, Deb Barnes ...

FSC updates TMD template for fund managers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUN 2023
The Financial Services Council (FSC) released an updated template Target Market Determination (TMD) to promote regulatory best practice in the funds management industry. This follows ASIC's recent regulatory action against Spaceship and Mitrade Global ...

Advisers pivot to protect retirees from inflation

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUN 2023
Inflation is a looming threat to retirement incomes, so it's no surprise financial advisers are rotating toward more dynamic strategies. According to a report penned by Challenger and Ensombl, inflation is fast becoming the number one threat to ...

First Sentier clients walk away with $13bn

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 JUN 2023
The fund manager bled $12.6 billion in outflows across several managed funds in the year to March, Rainmaker research shows. Four of First Sentier Investors' products lost more than $1 billion in net flows each, Rainmaker's latest Wholesale ...

ASIC issues first-of-its-kind stop order

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 5 JUN 2023
Mitrade Global has been hit with the first stop order to be issued under the design and distribution obligations' (DDO) failure to take reasonable steps provision, with the order relating to its distribution of contracts for difference (CFD). The stop ...

Nanuk launches currency hedged unit class

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAY 2023
Nanuk Asset Management has added a currency hedged unit class to the Nanuk New World Fund to provide a safety net against the impact of currency fluctuations on investment returns. Nanuk head of distribution Dan Powell said: "Over the past 12 months ...

Atrium hires abrdn wholesale lead

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAY 2023
After nearly 13 years at abrdn as head of wholesale distribution, Laura Mitchell has landed at Atrium Investment Management. She joined the asset manager as a graduate business analyst in 2011 before being promoted to business development adviser and ...

APRA finalises rules for financial crisis readiness

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAY 2023
Finalising new prudential standards, APRA is aiming to bolster banks, insurers, and superannuation trustees' resilience against future financial crises. APRA hopes the new standards will equip these financial entities with strategies to counteract threats ...

Budget cuts advisers' power bills, admin burden

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2023
Operating a financial advice practice is set to become easier and cheaper under a raft of measures the federal government has introduced, which includes buffering the rising costs of power bills and reducing administration burdens. Federal treasurer ...