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Bernie Madoff dies in prison

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
The architect of the largest Ponzi scheme in US history has died in prison aged 82. Bernie Madoff had been serving his sentence at FMC Butner, an administrative security federal medical centre for male offenders located in North Carolina, at the time ...

Honan launches reinsurance offering

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
Honan has announced it will enter the reinsurance market through the launch of Honan Re. Honan Re commenced operations in April 2021, based in Singapore and headed by Honan Asia managing director Eliza White. It will offer facultative reinsurance solutions ...

HNWs change views on advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
New research from Investment Trends has revealed that high-net-worth investors in Australia have changed their view of professional financial advice since the pandemic. Investment Trends found that there are 485,000 HNW investors in Australia as of ...

Goldsky director charged

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
The founder of Goldsky Investments has been charged with engaging in dishonest conduct and operating a financial services business without a licence. Kenneth Charles Grace was charged with eight counts of dishonest conduct and one of operating a financial ...

Super funds need to get on board with crypto: Carnegie

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
Ahead of the launch of his new digital assets fund, investment banker Mark Carnegie has warned that Australian super funds need to get on board with cryptocurrencies. Carnegie is launching the MHC Digital Asset Fund, in partnership with blockchain expert ...

BlackRock hires from AMP Capital

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
BlackRock has announced two co-heads of BlackRock Sustainable Investing for Asia Pacific, hiring from AMP Capital. Emily Woodland and Geir Espeskog have been appointed to share the position, both based in Hong Kong. Woodland was previously head of sustainable ...

Evergreen Consultants bolsters team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
Investment advisory Evergreen Consultants has made two key senior hires, including the addition of a funds management veteran. Michael Ohlsson, former chief executive of Supervised Investments, has joined Evergreen as a partner in the business and executive ...

Commonwealth seeks to stop bond class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
Orders have been made in a case brought against the Commonwealth by a 23-year-old student over climate change risk as it relates to government bonds, as the government attempts to stop the class action. Katta O'Donnell is seeking to hold the Australian ...

Time running out for claims licences

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
ASIC says it has only received 15 applications for insurance claims handling and settling licences, with some so sloppy they will have to be resubmitted. The regulator has issued a reminder that, as per recent reforms, insurance claims handling and ...

First Super hires from Cbus

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
Industry fund for the pulp and paper sector First Super, which has $3.5 billion in funds under management, has appointed a deputy chief executive from Cbus. Michelle Boucher has stepped into the deputy chief executive role at First Super, where she ...