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Funds SA recruits from LGT

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Funds SA recently welcomed a new head of technology, hiring from LGT Wealth Management. Simon Boyley has joined in the role, returning home from London where he spent seven years with LGT Wealth Management's IT team, most recently as head of technology. ...

ACNC tightens screws on NFPs with complex corporate structures

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) announced it will focus on the misuse of complex corporate structures this year. ACNC commissioner Sue Woodward said the commission is "becoming increasingly concerned about the misuse of ...

Luxury fashion house sued over Birkin bag sales

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Hermes is facing an antitrust class action which alleges it only allows customers with "sufficient purchase history" to buy the infamous Birkin handbags. The French luxury fashion house is being sued in California in a case that claims sales associated ...

UK advisers told to review retirement advice processes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Financial advisers in the UK are being asked to examine their processes when providing retirement income advice, following a thematic review that found some "are not even getting the basics right." The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) undertook the ...

Super SA names chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The $37 billion public sector fund selected its new chief executive, some nine months on from Dascia Bennett's departure. Dini Soulio has taken on the role following almost a decade as South Australia's commissioner for consumer affairs, commissioner ...

Financial services class actions surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
Following a brief reprieve, the number of class actions targeting the financial services sector escalated significantly in 2023. According to a report from Allens, the banking and financial services sector was the second biggest target for class actions ...

Lombard Odier brings plastic circularity fund down under

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) is bringing its Plastic Circularity Fund to Australia, following a first close last year with backing from the sovereign wealth fund of Monaco, among others. The LOIM Plastic Circularity Fund (Australia), a private ...

Perpetual, Pendal combine multi-asset capabilities

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
Perpetual is creating a new multi asset strategies team, in a move that will see the departure of Pendal Group's head of multi asset. The fund manager said a recent review of its multi-asset capabilities resulted in a decision to merge the existing ...

Brighter Super signs David Koch as ambassador

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
The $30 billion superannuation fund says the partnership "will help demystify complex financial concepts around superannuation and retirement planning" for members, outlining the metrics by which its success will be measured. David Koch, also known ...

Mayfair 101 regains control of assets, liquidators abandon claims

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
The terms of a $44 million legal settlement reached between Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney and the liquidators of IPO Wealth Holdings have been released to the public. In July 2022, Mayfair 101, its managing director James Mawhinney, and the liquidators ...