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Crypto asset reforms underway: Treasurer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2022
Treasurer Jim Chalmers, minister for financial services Stephen Jones and minister for competition, charities and treasury Andrew Leigh have announced that work is underway on crypto asset reforms. "The Albanese government will improve the way Australia's ...

Government to review adviser professional standards

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022
... advisers and look to make improvements to the Code of Ethics. Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones announced the government will soon commence consultation on removing the university degree requirement for advisers who ...

FSC analyses super, advice developments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2022
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has examined the government's legislative agenda for super and given a policy update on the Quality of Advice Review. Firstly, following assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones' ...

Treasurer responds to dour inflation, growth

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022
... requirements. This move attracted stark criticism from senator Andrew Bragg who said minister for financial services Stephen Jones released draft regulations to hide super fund political donations and their payments to unions. On winding back some protections ...

Government moves to amend military super benefits tax

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 JUL 2022
... Benefits and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits schemes." A joint statement by minister for financial services Stephen Jones and minister for veteran's affairs Matt Keogh said: "While the veteran community has broadly welcomed the Douglas decision ...

Draft changes to super disclosure rules

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2022
... Jones' statement. In response to the announcement, Senator Andrew Bragg said: "The minister for industry super Stephen Jones released draft regulation to hide super fund political donations and their payments to unions." "He may as well swear allegiance ...

Review of YFYS receives mixed response

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
... and MySuper performance tests has had a mixed reception. Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones said the government is aware of concerns that YFYS reforms had the potential to perverse or unintended outcomes for members. ...

Performance test expansion paused as government announces review

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
... test beyond MySuper products for 12 months while conducting a review of the laws. Minister for financial services Stephen Jones announced that the review will commence after the second round of MySuper performance tests have taken place by August this ...

Government commits to Quality of Advice Review in current form

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
Minister for financial services Stephen Jones has met with independent reviewer Michelle Levy to discuss the ongoing review. In a statement, Jones confirmed he has met with Levy and supports the review continuing under its current Terms of Reference. ...

Stephen Jones confirmed as financial services minister

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUN 2022
Stephen Jones has today been sworn in as assistant treasurer and minister for financial services, replacing Jane Hume who had overseen the financial services portfolio since 2019. Jones has served as shadow financial services minister since 2019 and ...