Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 81 - 90 of 100+ results for Elise Burgess

Sentry advisers' new referral opps

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
Sentry Group Advice life risk advisers will soon have access to referral opportunities after signing up to a new real estate referral process. Real Estate to Risk Referrals Pty Ltd's (RERR) structured referral process, known as the Structured Referral ...

Disclosure requirements under industry scrutiny

ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 12 MAR 2012
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has queried aspects of the Financial Services Council's new policy requirements on corporate governance. The Financial Services Council (FSC) released its Superannuation Corporate Governance Policy ...

FSC makes move on fund governance

ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2012
Some of the super industry's biggest players will have new transparency and governance policies to work under after the FSC released its new mandatory policy requirements. The Financial Services Council (FSC) said that there had been a lot of attention ...

Adviser banned for chasing commissions

ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2012
ASIC has permanently banned a Sydney financial adviser after it was found she falsified more than 60 insurance policies in order to collect the consequent commissions. Susan Heathwood, of Randwick, was an authorised representative of GuardianFP from ...

Aviva rebrands to Antares

ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2012
Aviva Investors Australia will rebrand to Antares to match the branding of parent company MLC's existing institutional fixed income team with a managing director and head of equities also appointed. MLC acquired Aviva in October last year and has since ...

UN Responsible Investment head joins Emerald launch

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
A UN Responsible Investment head will join the national launch for Australia's first dedicated responsible investment, superannuation and pension account, The Emerald Wrap. Dr James Gifford, executive director of the United Nations backed Principles ...

Retirement not an automatic trigger for defensive strategies

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
Dynamic asset allocation is an alternative approach to defensive strategies in retirement investing options, according to a new white paper from Towers Watson. In the paper, "Finding the balance, strategies to improve post retirement investing", Towers ...

MLC Insurance gets upgraded

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
MLC Insurance and MLC Insurance (Super) have both received further upgrades to their product line up. As part of the product upgrade from MLC, the two insurance offers have received five new features including a 12 month Life Cover Buy Back option which ...

Strong period for markets ahead: K2

ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 5 MAR 2012
While global growth will remain subdued for a long period, as western nations continue to de-leverage, the demographic trends in eastern markets are showing positive signs of growth, according to K2 Asset Management. "Beyond cyclical tailwinds the onus ...

Mason Stevens buys 2020 Funds Management

ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 5 MAR 2012
Managed accounts provider Mason Stevens has bought 2020 Funds Management Limited and 2020 DIRECTINVEST to create a new entity, One Capital Management. Mason Stevens and 2020 Funds Management product capabilities, with a new focus on the SMSF market ...