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Retail fund tops MySuper tables for FY21

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
In a year the average fund posted over 18% in returns, CommBank's Essential Super was the top one-year performer. Essential Super Employer - Lifestage 1980-84 returned 26.5% in the year ending June, according to Rainmaker's performance tables ...

First YFYS performance test results weeks away

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
Superannuation funds can expect their results in the first performance test by August 31 under the new Your Future, Your Super reforms, according to an APRA letter sent Friday. The first round covers MySuper products alone. Trustee-directed products ...

RI Advice failed oversight obligations: Court

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
The Federal Court found that RI Advice Group's failure to provide rigorous oversight over a former financial adviser resulted in bad advice to consumer detriment. The court said the licensee failed to take reasonable steps to ensure that its former ...

Data to improve TPD outcomes: ASIC

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
The corporate regulator is urging TPDinsurance providers to act on gaps in their processes by improving data capabilities after previously flagging concerns including declining claim rates, withdrawn claims and poor claims-processing times. ASIC's Report ...

Economic recap: Week to July 30

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
The Delta variant outbreak continues to dominate headlines in Australia. Cases of infections in the states of Victoria and South Australia were brought under control and restrictions eased. However, the outbreak in Greater Sydney continued to worsened ...

Super, ASIC beneficiaries of advice challenges: Hearing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
Yesterday's Standing Committee hearings on financial advice suggested the corporate regulator and industry superannuation funds are the only ones benefiting from increasing costs. Appearing before the Standing Committee on Economics on Thursday ...

AFCA weeds out phony complaints

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has made changes to its procedures to weed out complaints where the consumer didn't really suffer any financial harm. AFCA received feedback from financial institutions, particularly small to medium ...

AMP sued over corporate super misconduct

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
ASIC is suing several AMP entities over fees for no service charged on corporate superannuation accounts. The regulator has commenced civil proceedings in the Federal Court against six companies that are, or were at the time of the conduct, part of ...

Tidswell agrees it contravened Corps Act

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
Tidswell has surrendered its RSE licence to APRA, as it agrees to ASIC's allegations it contravened the Corporations Act in its work for startup super fund MobiSuper. In N ovember 2019, ASIC filed a case against MobiSuper, Andrew Richard Grover ...

Broken advice industry shuns everyday Aussies: AFA

KARREN VERGARA, ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
The alarming rate that financial advice is increasingly becoming unaffordable for everyday Australians further cements the position of the rich and powerful, an inquiry heard this morning. The Association of Financial Advisers president Michael Nowak ...
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