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Director appointment, retirement at Raiz Invest

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 26 NOV 2021
Raiz Invest has announced that Stuart Grimshaw will be appointed as a non-executive director. Grimshaw, who has a 35-year career in financial services, will also be expected to be the chair of the audit and risk committee. His most recent position was ...

Forum: Do managed accounts measure up?

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
Leading financial advisers, consultants and platforms will gather at a forum this Thursday to discuss the merits of managed accounts, how they have performed during COVID-19 and how to implement ESG advice within a managed account. Among the forum's ...

Financial Standard, Deakin University partner

STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 29 OCT 2021
Financial Standard and Deakin University have partnered to improve students' learning experience through the integration of financial advice continuing professional development (CPD), and education capabilities. Financial advisers completing CPD ...

CountPlus to acquire Challenger SMSF business

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
The ASX-listed advice and accounting group is expanding its SMSF offering after finalising terms to acquire Accurium from Challenger. CountPlus will pay $9 million for Accurium made up of cash and a debt facility. It will hold an 85% shareholding with ...

HUB24 to acquire Class

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
SMSF technology provider Class has agreed to be acquired by HUB24 via a scheme of arrangement. Under the deal, Class shareholders will receive one share in HUB24 for every 11 ordinary Class shares they hold, plus $0.10 per ordinary share. The implied ...

Pendal FUM rises despite mandate losses

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Several mandate losses did not dampen Pendal Group's 30% increase in funds under management for the September quarter. Pendal's total FUM grew to $139.2 billion from $106.7 billion quarter on quarter, a trading update on the ASX shows. For its ...

Hume puts finfluencer followers on notice

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Senator Jane Hume is warning consumers who fall victim to bad advice from finfluencers not to rely on the government for compensation. Speaking on the first day of the Association of Financial Advisers national conference, the minister for superannuation ...

ASIC urged to act on common ownership

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... very big issue when they've got 10% or 20%." New research from the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), which analysed the voting records of the nation's 50 largest superannuation funds, found only 22 fund published their ...

Retail, corporate funds lack transparency on ESG votes

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
... environmental, social and governance matters, new research shows. According to the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), which analysed the voting records of the nation's 50 largest superannuation funds, found only 22 fund published ...

ASX 100 missing key reporting metric: ACCR

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
... Centre for Corporate Responsibility has raised serious governance concerns with ASX 100 companies in relation to contractors. ACCR found that Australian listed companies remain opaque about their labour hire, contracting and outsourcing practices which ...
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