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Super funds argue against unfair fee rules

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2013
Representatives for the superannuation industry have argued against a Federal Government decision that would stop funds capping administration fees under draft reform laws. Speaking before a Parliamentary Joint Committee that is investigating the last ...

New COO part of expansion plans at Fidelity Australia

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2013
Fidelity Worldwide Investments has appointed former United States Army officer and head of group Strategy at Perpetual Eric Wang as its new chief operating officer in Australia. Wang joins the global fund manager from wealth management consultancy Sunstone ...

Fin planners more upbeat over reforms: Zurich

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2013
Financial advisers have become more upbeat about regulatory changes such as the Future of Financial Advice reforms, said insurer Zurich after conducting a survey. Zurich today said the latest measurement of its Risk Adviser Sentiment Index has shown ...

Trustee liability issues surface at PJC

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2013
Industry representatives have challenged a part of the Federal Government's final MySuper Bill likely to leave superannuation fund trustees at risk of contentious litigation. Advocates of several industry representative bodies spoke before a Parliamentary ...

Cash rate falls good for property

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2013
If Australia's cash rate drops further a growing number of investors are expected to be attracted to unlisted property funds in the search better yields, said a property manager. General manager of property, mortgages and capital markets at Australian ...

Another former asset consultant joins Cbus

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2013
Construction industry superannuation fund Cbus has hired a former asset consultant who had previously worked with the fund, in an expansion of its internal investment team. Cbus today said that Brett Chatfield would start from 4 February as an investment ...

First State Super tracking well after merger

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2013
Nearly two years after a significant merger, the boss of the $33 billion First State Super fund has confirmed the tie-up was a success. On 30 June 2011 First State Super officially merged with fellow industry fund Health Super, creating Australia's ...

New boss at Credit Suisse Australia

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2013
Credit Suisse has named current co-head of investment banking Rob Stewart as chief executive officer of its Australian operations. Stewart with take over from current chief executive David Livingstone from 1 February, who is returning to London to assume ...

Ken Henry to join ASX board

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2013
Former Treasury secretary Ken Henry has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of the Australian Securities Exchange. Henry will join the board from 1 February, with shareholders set to vote on his appointment at the company's annual ...

Sex discrimination rife: eFinancialCareers

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2013
Employment services provider eFinancialCareers had said after a survey that nearly two thirds of Australian finance professionals think gender discrimination takes place in the industry. After reviewing the results of a survey it conducted on gender ...