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Retail funds blitz personal-balanced options

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
Retail superannuation funds delivered the best performance in the personal-balanced category in Rainmaker's latest analysis of MySuper funds. Wholesale personal super product - FirstChoice Wholesale Multi-Index Growth - returned 23.7% per annum ...

Westpac in fresh $87m remediation program

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
The failure of Westpac's former advisers to pass on corporate actions to clients for more than a decade will see the big bank pay a hefty bill. The $87 million that will be remediated affects 32,000 customer accounts, ASIC announced this morning ...

Aware Super joins APG in Spanish property firm

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
The industry fund has committed â, 600 million to a firm in the Spanish residential rental market, joining Dutch pension fund APG as an equal shareholder. Vivenio Residencial Socimi S.A. develops, acquires and manages residential rental properties ...

Macquarie launches build-to-rent platform

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
Macquarie Asset Management has established a build-to-rent platform in the UK called Goodstone Living. The new business will be led by Darryl Flay and Martin Bellinger, founders of a private UK build-to-rent developer-operator, who have overseen the ...

ASIC consults on market integrity rules

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
The corporate regulator has opened consultation on proposed amendments to market integrity rules that aim to reduce the regulatory burden on participants. ASIC's Consultation Paper 342 Proposed amendments to the ASIC market integrity rules and other ...

Regulators urge wider DDO adoption

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
Superannuation trustee chief executives have been advised to operate under the assumption that all their offerings must meet the requirements of the Product Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) legislation. Releasing notes from the inaugural Superannuation ...

ASIC disqualifies SMSF auditor

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
The corporate regulator has disqualified a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) auditor for breaching independence and auditing standards. ASIC found that Gordon Victor Shrubsole from Miranda, New South Wales lacked independence during the process ...

Chief economist update: Local and foreign love affair with Australian property

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
The Foreign Investment Review Board's (FIRB) 2019-20 annual report shows that just like Australians, foreigners are also in love with our local property market. The FIRB approved a total of 7496 applications for the purchase of commercial and residential ...

Sydney boutique swaps RE

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
Harvest Lane Asset Management has swapped out Fundhost for Equity Trustees as its responsible entity after a unitholder vote. The changes apply to two funds: the $9.5 million Harvest Lane Asset Management Absolute Return Fund and the $8.2 million Harvest ...

GBST improves compliance checks

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
GBST has upgraded its solution to make it easier for superannuation funds to identify members and meet Australian Tax Office tax obligations. GBST Digital now allows super funds to integrate ID verification in their systems without compromising the ...