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Updated life code released

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) released the second draft of the Life Insurance Code of Practice 2.0 for public consultation. The latest draft of the code was released today, incorporating feedback from the first draft's consultation. The FSC has ...

Financial services market skyrockets

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
Australia's total market for financial services increased by $1.27 trillion last financial year to a total of $10.9 trillion at June end, research shows. The latest Roy Morgan Banking and Finance Report showed the increase was larger than the last three ...

Magellan profits dip

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
... year, Magellan made three capital investments, in investment bank Barrenjoey, food chain Guzman y Gomez and in financial services provider FinClear. These contributed an after-tax loss of $41.8 million, which Magellan said was largely driven by the startup ...

HESTA hires technology strategist

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
... chief operating officer Stephen Reilly said. "We think we have one of the most exciting technology programs in financial services and it continues to find new ways to make it easier for our members to engage seamlessly with their super 24/7, wherever ...

New equality push in investments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The Financial Services Council is leading a new push for gender equality in investment management. The FSC launched the Women in Investment Management Charter, in a bid to improve female representation in the funds management industry. "The FSC surveyed ...

Every super fund should cover every occupation: FSC

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The Financial Services Council is consulting on solutions for group insurance cover for members working in hazardous occupations after stapling. FSC said if a MySuper product's default life insurance cover has occupations-based exclusions, a member ...

Praemium appoints chief executive

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
... appointment as CEO," Praemium chair Barry Lewin said. "He will contribute stability, leadership and his deep financial services, management experience and acumen to the wider senior management team at an important time for the company." Praemium will ...

Netwealth hires head of investment solutions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 AUG 2021
... great addition to the team and brings a unique skill set." Finnigan brings more than 20 years' experience in financial services, having held roles with Macquarie, ABN AMRO Bank, Alpha Structured Investments and Deutsche Asset Management. Prior to joining ...

Booming market for financial services jobs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
According to Kaizen Recruitment, which specialises in financial services, lockdowns have not cooled a hot job market for finance professionals. The recruitment firm said positive momentum from the first quarter of 2021 only accelerated into the second ...

Single disciplinary body consultation opens

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 6 AUG 2021
... opened consultations on the highly anticipated Better Advice Bill in a bid to iron out the details on how the Financial Services and Credit Panel will operate. This afternoon, the Morrison government asked for feedback relating to two core aspects of ...