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AMP launches new planner academy

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2007
AMP Financial Planning has launched two new recruitment, education and placement programs, based at their new Financial Planning Academy in St Leonards, Sydney. The two programs, dubbed Horizons and Planner Pathway, are designed to take prospective ...

UK closes PE tax "loophole"

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2007

ASIC calls for tighter employment checks

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2007
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and Standards Australia have launched a new handbook to give employers a reference-checking framework for financial advisers. ASIC developed the handbook, Reference Checking in the Financial ...

Clinton plans pension system overhaul

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2007
Senator Hillary Clinton has announced plans for a new pension scheme, which takes a leaf out of the Australian superannuation system, as part of her 2008 presidential election campaign. Senator Clinton's American Retirement Accounts (ARA) plan will ...

UniSuper appoints public markets head

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2007
UniSuper has appointed Intech's current deputy head of manager research, Danny Suchowiecki, as their new manager of public markets. Suchowiecki's appointment follows the promotion of previous manager of public markets, Dennis Sams to head of public ...

No more sustainable investment roadblocks: Russell

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2007
Australian superannuation funds' traditional arguments against sustainable investments are no longer valid, according to a new report from Russell Investment Group. The paper, Sustainable Investing: Marrying Sustainability Concerns with the Quest for ...

AFS kicks off new education program

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2007
Australian Financial Services Group (AFS) will conduct its first business school program this month, with the initial two-day program kicking off in Melbourne on October 25. AFS chief executive Peter Daly said the school will explore and challenge current ...

Future Fund appoints private markets head

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2007
The Future Fund has announced the appointment of former UniSuper executive Gary Gabriel as head of private markets. Gabriel was also head of private markets during his six years at UniSuper. Prior to his time there, he worked in various positions at ...

Currency hedging key to international returns

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2007
New research from nabCapital suggests currency hedging, more than investment strategy selection, is the key to generating high returns in international equities. Donald Hellyer, managing director and head of insurance and fund manager relations at nabCapital ...

Australians top list but still underinsured

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2007
Despite a generally blasA(C) attitude to risk, and 64 per cent underinsurance, Australia still ranks as one of the developed world's best insured nations, according to a new AXA report. The 2007 AXA Protection Report compared attitudes to life risks ...