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ANZ hit with $15m penalty for misleading customers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2023
ANZ Bank has been ordered to pay $15 million by the Federal Court for misleading customers over the funds available to them in select credit card accounts. The Court found that ANZ breached both the ASIC and the National Consumer Credit Protection Act ...

NAB to pay $2.1m for knowingly overcharging customers

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2023
NAB will pay $2.1 million in a fine issued by the Federal Court over knowingly overcharging customers certain fees and failing to tell them. The court has ordered the bank pay the penalty for continuing to charge periodic payment fees it knew was not ...

Older Aussies are retirement illiterate: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2023
Australians are pension-phase illiterate and blame the complex superannuation system for not understanding the basics about retirement, a new survey shows. A whopping 70% of 50-year-olds and over canvassed by AMP do not understand what an account-based ...

The evolution of governance structures

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2023
As superannuation funds develop and expand, investment governance structures must also transform, the super industry has heard. In a panel discussion at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees ASI Conference, Australian Retirement Trust ...

Climate change to create 'portfolio manager 2.0':Robeco

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2023
As the environmental landscape changes and the convergence of climate change and natural loss spark reactions from policymakers, portfolio managers and investors must transform their skill sets. Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation ...

Ageing population measures needs rethink: Mercer

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2023
New research from Mercer Australia urges policymakers to rethink how they traditionally measure Australia's future ageing population, which must consider dynamic changes in the workforce and improved life expectancies. Mercer Australia senior partner ...

Longevity risk is big super's biggest failure: Podcast

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2023
In the latest episode of the Financial Standard podcast, KPMG superannuation advisory partner Melinda Howes highlights longevity risk as the primary aspect where Australia's retirement income system falls short. Expanding on this, she noted that ...

Tim Unger quits Willis Towers Watson

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2023
Tim Unger, the high-profile sustainability head at Willis Towers Watson, has departed after 22 years with the firm. WTW has confirmed the exit but declined to comment further. While sustainability consulting is booming as companies set ambitious goals ...

Retail investors ready to dive back in: Survey

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 AUG 2023
Australian retail investors are looking for new investment opportunities, with half of respondents looking to increase the scale of their investments in the next year, according to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) latest annual ...

APRA finalises framework for MySuper products

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023
APRA has released a technical determination, aiming to standardise the amalgamation of MySuper product performance histories. The announcement marks the culmination of consultations held in April 2023. The Superannuation Technical Determination No.1 ...