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ACCC approves Federations Centres and Novion merger
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose Federation Centres' proposed acquisition of Novion Property Group, paving the way for the new combined group to become a major player in Australia's highly concentrated institutional ...
Plan sponsors have fiduciary obligations: SCOTUS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
In a case that is expected to send shock waves through the US workplace superannuation market, the US Supreme Court has agreed that 401(k) sponsors have a fiduciary obligation to not just monitor their funds but remove underperforming or excessively ...
SEC and FINRA issue robo warning
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2015
The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to investors regarding what it calls 'automated investment tools,' a group of web-based tools that include robo-advisers. The warning, prepared by the SEC's Office of Investor Education ...
Govt should support pensioner reverse mortgage access: CIS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2015
The family home should be brought into the pension income test by requiring home-owning pensioners to take out a reverse mortgage, says the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) in a new report. While it's unlikely the government will take the advice ...
Volcker Alliance proposes new US regulator system
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2015
Six years after US financial regulatory mismanagement triggered the GFC, US policy makers are still debating how the US regulatory system should be restructured. The Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan regulatory think tank comprising former senior regulators ...
ALP outlines superannuation tax policy
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2015
The federal ALP opposition has outlined a change to their superannuation tax policy that they estimate could save $1.4 billion per year and help rebalance superannuation. The policy was outlined by shadow Treasury spokesperson Chris Bowen who said it ...
No changes to neg gearing, super in Budget
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
Just three weeks out from the Abbott government's second budget, the Prime Minister and Assistant Treasurer have said there will be no changes to tax policy regarding negative gearing or superannuation. On speculation that the government might act to ...
Super breaks $2trn on way to $9trn
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2015
Superannuation has now passed through $2 trillion and is well on its way to exceeding $9 trillion over the next 20 years, according to new research released by Rainmaker. While official figures are yet to confirm the $2 trillion marker has been crossed ...
US schools should teach finlit
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2015
While US federal and state governments explore ways to boost private savings among Americans and introduce fiduciary standards for advisers, a major association has said a more important step is introducing financial literacy training into school curriculum. ...
CalPERS meetings open to members
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
Australian pension funds, both not-for-profit and retail, may pride themselves on their governance and transparency but US pension fund giant CalPERS shows how far behind they are on world's best practice. CalPERS, the A$375 billion California public ...
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