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Former financial adviser sanctioned by ASIC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
Former financial adviser Shivdeep Jaidka is under ASIC scrutiny; the corporate regulator has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from him. After reviewing the financial services provided by Jaidka, ASIC found he failed to adhere to s961B and s961G ...

JANA wins mandate from public sector super fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
JANA has been selected as the investment consultant for the Tasmanian Retirement Benefits Fund (RBF). Following an extensive procurement process supported independently by Deloitte, the asset consultant was awarded the mandate by the Superannuation ...

Iress reports $137m loss in 'challenging year'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
In a year deemed challenging by Iress chief executive Marcus Price, the firm saw its net profit after tax (NPAT) plummet from a $52.7 million profit to a $137.5 million loss for FY23, alongside a decrease in statutory EBITDA from $142.7 million to $89.6 ...

New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework. The Life Insurance Regulations 2024 establishes a threshold for annuities, dictating that the ...

Global X ETFs appoints new chief executive from Goldman Sachs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Global X ETFs has appointed Goldman Sachs executive Ryan O'Connor as its new US chief executive, effective April 8. O'Connor will lead the firm's strategy, revitalise its product suite, and manage its team. Prior to joining Global X, O'Connor ...

Future Group commences organisational restructure

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Future Group is undertaking an organisational restructure to consolidate the operations of its subsidiaries, smartMonday, GuildSuper, and Verve Super, leading to job cuts. Future Group chief executive Simon Sheikh said in a letter to investors that ...

APRA proposes updated operational risk financial requirements

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has proposed changes to operational risk financial requirements for registrable superannuation entities (RSE) licensees. The prudential regulators adjustments are designed to bolster the ability ...

Madigan Capital appoints head of investment capital

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
Commercial real estate debt manager Madigan Capital has appointed Luke Briscoe as head of investment capital, overseeing its funds management team. Briscoe will start his new position imminently, focusing on advancing Madigan's funds management strategy ...

Magellan needs more consistent progress: Morningstar

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
... five non-executive directors, among whom three possess "relevant" financial services expertise, alongside executive chair Andrew Formica. Morningstar also commended Magellan for being an innovator of new products, highlighting its launch of Australia's ...

Commonwealth Bank slapped with $10.3m fine for wage theft

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Commonwealth Bank was fined $10.3 million by the Federal Court for its involvement in wage theft which led to $16 million in underpayments to over 7400 workers. The case emerged after the Finance Sector Union (FSU) uncovered the bank's systematic ...