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Australian Retirement Trust completes Alcoa merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) finalised the successor fund transfer with the Alcoa of Australia Retirement Plan, one year on from discussions kicking off. In December 2022, Alcoa Super informed members it was on the hunt for potential merger partners ...

Selfwealth expands leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
The platform welcomed a chief experience officer, chief technology officer, and head of marketing and communication. Selfwealth said it is investing in new talent, adding to its leadership in a demonstration of its commitment to driving innovation and ...

ATO refers SMSF auditors to ASIC

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Fifteen self-managed super fund (SMSF) auditors have been reprimanded for performing in-house audits. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) referred 15 SMSF auditors to ASIC following a review of files from audit firms. ASIC said it had concerns that ...

Sexism in the City: UK financial sector slammed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
The "shocking" prevalence of sexism and misogyny in the UK's financial services sector has led a government committee to recommend a raft of reforms. On International Women's Day, the UK government's Treasury Committee released Sexism in ...

Taskforce suggests aged care funding be based on personal wealth

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
The final report from the government's Aged Care Taskforce suggests the amount paid by Australians accessing care should be determined by their personal wealth, including superannuation, rejecting the idea of an aged care levy. On the back of the ...

Managed account FUM closes in on $200bn milestone

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
According to the latest figures, there is now about $195 billion held in managed accounts - up $33 billion in the six months to December end. The IMAP Census of Managed Accounts FUM shows the total grew by some 20.47% in the six-month period to hit ...

FICAP RockStar slated for July

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
The Financial Industry Community Aid Program's (FICAP) annual Who wants to be a RockStar? event is returning in July and, for the first time, the event's winner will take home an incredible prize. FICAP's flagship event will take place in Sydney on ...

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
Calls for a paid reproductive leave scheme are mounting, as Queensland Unions launches a campaign pushing for new entitlements including preventative health leave. It comes as the Senate investigates issues related to menopause and perimenopause. The ...

Alex Dunnin bids farewell to Rainmaker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
After 26 years, Rainmaker Information's co-founder and Financial Standard 's resident superannuation guru is going back to school - kind of. Today marks Rainmaker executive director, research Alex Dunnin's final day with the business, retiring from ...

Islamic Bank hands back licence

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The banking startup, owned in part by Hejaz Financial Services, surrendered its restricted licence to APRA last week. Since July 2022, Islamic Bank held a licence to operate a restricted authorised deposit-taking institution (RADI). This "allows an ...