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AFCA delivers $185m in compensation
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has delivered $185 million in compensation to consumers in its first year of operation. AFCA received a 40% uptick in complaints compared to previous complaints schemes. About 77% of complaints lodged have ...
Super investment menus not what they seem: Rice Warner
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019
New insights from Rice Warner questions whether superannuation investment menus are really appropriately designed for members. Since the Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018 passed in ...
Adviser tampered with MySuper
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019
A former Aon Hewitt adviser copped an ASIC ban after he was found to have stopped 331 Aon Master Trust default superannuation members from switching to the cheaper MySuper option. Thanh Huu Tran has been banned for two years as a result of the misconduct. ...
Ex-Janus Henderson portfolio manager opens new boutique
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 31 OCT 2019
Former Janus Henderson head of global emerging market equities Glen Finegan will head up a new boutique asset management business in partnership with Bennelong's UK arm. BennBridge (the UK arm of Bennelong Funds Management) is launching the new boutique ...
Former PIMCO chief guilty in admissions scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2019
The former chief executive of PIMCO has pleaded guilty to charges in relation to the ongoing Operation Varsity Blues college admissions bribery scandal in the United States. According to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, former PIMCO chief ...
Consumers trust super funds about as much as banks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2019
New research from Qantas Super shows superannuation fund members place about as much trust in their fund to act in their best interests as they do the big banks. According to Qantas Super, 60% of Australians trust their super fund to act in their best ...
IOOF to cut bonuses, pays Kelaher millions
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2019
IOOF's annual report includes details of the termination remuneration for former managing director Christopher Kelaher. The report shows Kelaher received a termination payment of $1,273,379 in lieu of his contractual notice period along with additional ...
Industry fund hires new product lead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2019
An $11.4 billion industry fund has welcomed a new product manager who previously worked at BT Financial Group, ANZ and Perpetual. Quyen Woodrow steps into the product manager role at NGS Super. In her new position, Woodrow will be responsible for the ...
Labor supports FASEA extension, confusion remains
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 OCT 2019
A financial adviser told Financial Standard he recently approached his local Labor member to ask that the party support the extension to the FASEA deadline, only to find it already does. Terry Pinnell, a financial adviser and chair of the Ethical Advisers' ...
Defined benefits robbed women: Kelty
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 25 OCT 2019
At the launch of the Crescent Think Tank in Sydney, former union boss Bill Kelty didn't hold back in expressing his views on the current state of the superannuation system. "My view is the most important thing to working people in Australia is stop ...
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