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What you read in 2020
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
... stories, as unprecedented shutdowns and fiscal response wreaked havoc on financial markets. However, ongoing themes around regulatory reform, super fund consolidation, fee pressures and governance also proved popular. Before we leave you with the year's ...
FS team picks: The top stories for 2020
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
... than in the office. Consumers were crying out for advice, with so much seeming uncertain. Advisers were gifted some regulatory relief , but they still had to meet the FASEA education requirements and the industry as a whole was still shrinking. Here ...
Real estate proves resilience: CoreLogic
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
... November following a recovery trend in the last two months. "Housing values have been supported by a strong mix of regulatory, monetary and fiscal measures, which have induced record-low mortgage rates, the deferment of mortgage repayment for households ...
Reporting rules for charities relaxed
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
... 2018 review of the charity regulator Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission's legislation. It said the regulatory burden on charities should be reduced while retaining transparency and trust. "The reforms will simplify financial reporting ...
ASIC unveils school banking program review
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
School banking programs are marketed as a force for good in the community, targeting vulnerable customers in young children who don't end up improving their financial management behaviour, ASIC's two-year review found. After engaging nearly ...
ASIC takes action on Union Standard
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings against brokerage firm Union Standard International Group and its affiliates. The corporate regulator has taken action against the Sydney-based retail over-the-counter derivatives issuer and its former corporate ...
Australia bottoms out on fund disclosure
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
Australia has been given the lowest grade by a research house for being the only mutual fund market in the world that does not have regulated portfolio holdings disclosure. Morningstar's biannual Global Investor Experience (GIE) report gave Australia ...
ACCC gives IOOF go ahead
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given its blessing for IOOF to acquire MLC Wealth as the combined firm will face competition in all aspects of wealth management. The consumer watchdog said it does not oppose IOOF's $1.4 ...
Industry fund names chief executive
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... which she is excited to be leading. "I join the fund during a time of great change in the superannuation industry: regulatory change, consolidation and technology advancements, and I believe MIESF is uniquely positioned in this change to capitalise on ...
ISA ramps up campaign against super reforms
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... members' savings and said it generated up to $10 billion a year in profit. "The government instead wants to install a regulatory kill switch, which would allow it to prohibit any super fund investment or expenditure they do not approve of, even if in ...
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