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Fees for no service remediation passes $250 million
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 AUG 2018
... frameworks for the entire financial services sector - the result being this week's announcement of $70 million in Federal Government funding to introduce ASIC staff inside financial institutions.
Farmers should urgently access super: Advisers
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 AUG 2018
... can help embattled farmers in drought stricken areas to urgently access their superannuation by lobbying the Federal Government for changes to super hardship policy. Certified Financial Planners Julie Matheson and Peter Roan are proposing for an urgent ...
ASIC staff to investigate institutions from the inside
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 AUG 2018
The corporate regulator will be gifted enhanced enforcement powers via funding from the Federal Government, a sizeable chunk of which will be used to embed staff within the big four banks and AMP. The Federal Government announced it is injecting a further ...
Weighing the lucrative expat lifestyle
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2018
... become more complex as a result. This was partly driven by the changes to tax legislation announced by the Federal Government in last year's Budget. As part of its housing affordability package, the Government is stripping the main residence exemption ...
ASIC provides guidance on Asia Funds Passport
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 AUG 2018
... guides to reflect changes from the Asia Region Funds Passport bill that was recently passed. On June 28, the Federal Government passed the Corporations Amendment (Asia Region Funds Passport) Bill 2018 in an effort to open up Asian markets for Australian ...
Group insurers pressed for resources
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
Group insurers are finding themselves pressed for resources as they race to meet the Federal Government's July 2019 deadline to cull the default opt-ins for group insurance. MetLife head of reinsurance and regulatory affairs James Carey said the ...
Life insurers cautious about My Health Record
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
... insurers are unable to access My Health Record data, alongside health insurers - which have been lobbying the Federal Government for secondary access. Life insurers are cautious as to how the data could be used to improve customer health and insurance ...
AFCA funding lacks transparency: AIST
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
... lack of transparency around how the Australian Financial Complaints Authority will operate and be funded. The Federal Government recently released its AFCA funding model overview, which reflects some of the existing user-pays structure and industry-funded ...
SuperStream changes consultation opens
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
Consultation is now open for the Federal Government's draft regulations extending SuperStream to self-managed superannuation fund rollovers. Announced earlier this year, the Government's changes will allow SMSF members to initiate and receive rollovers ...
New lead for Productivity Commission
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2018
The Federal Government appointed a new chair of the Productivity Commission. Michael Brennan will commence as chair from September 11, replacing Peter Harris in the role. He has been appointed for a five-year period. Brennan is the deputy secretary ...
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