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Director facing $13k fine in first of its kind action from ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced the first prosecution action against a director for failing to comply with the obligation to have a director identification number (director ID). ASIC did not name the director ...

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 ...

Economists react to latest RBA rate decision

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
In its March meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept its cash rate unchanged at 4.35%, as predicted by nearly all economists. HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham stated that the decision was in line with expectations and that there are risks ...

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep interest rates on hold at 4.35% today but hopes for a rate cut around the corner may be off the table. In this month's Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey, 41 experts and economists weighed in on what ...

Majority comply with IDR reporting: ASIC

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
The latest round of the internal dispute resolution (IDR) reporting regime saw 87% of small financial firms submit their data to ASIC. The deadline for the third round of reporting, which forced a total of 8600 financial services firms to submit data ...

Australian Retirement Trust completes Alcoa merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) finalised the successor fund transfer with the Alcoa of Australia Retirement Plan, one year on from discussions kicking off. In December 2022, Alcoa Super informed members it was on the hunt for potential merger partners ...

ASIC, APRA issues more FAR guidance

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
APRA and ASIC have released more information about the Financial Accountability Regime (FAR) in preparation for the March 15 launch date. The regulators unveiled several key materials for the financial services sector, which were under consultation ...

Pendal shutters costly equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
Pendal is terminating one of its funds, saying that it was too expensive to operate, 11 years on from its launch. The Pendal Geared Imputation Fund will cease to exist on March 26, the fund manager told investors, as its "small size means that it has ...

Aware Super appoints member strategy lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
The $170 billion Aware Super has appointed a new lead for member strategy who previously worked at AustralianSuper. Chris Cramond took on the newly created role of head of member strategy on March 4, overseeing member experience, data and insights ...

ASIC succeeds in conflicted remuneration case

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
ASIC has succeeded in its case against RM Capital, which the court found failed to take reasonable steps to prevent its authorised representative accepting conflicted remuneration. On the February 29, the Federal Court found that RM Capital's authorised ...