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Remains of Melissa Caddick found
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... belonging to missing woman Melissa Caddick, the woman who claimed to be a financial adviser and is the subject of an ongoing ASIC investigation. The human remains were discovered on a beach on the NSW South Coast on 21 February 2021. NSW Police said ...
ASIC takes NAB to court
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... filed initial documents with the Federal Court's Queensland registry, seeking orders that NAB pay a pecuniary penalty and ASIC's costs. The matter relates to "periodic payments" fees (PP fees), which NAB charged its customers in personal and business ...
Vanguard finds dirty assets in ESG fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... the 4500 holdings are actually screened. Neither firm commented on who was responsible for the occurrence. In last year, ASIC has stepped up its scrutiny of advertising in managed funds. This triggered a wave of name changes in "cash plus" or "enhanced ...
ASIC extends olive branch to inside traders
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
ASIC is encouraging people to dob in others who worked with them on market manipulation, insider trading or dishonest conduct in financial services - in exchange for immunity. ASIC says it can offer such individuals immunity from civil proceedings ...
Actuaries Institute names new president
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... insight to create real change," he said. "We need to continue to strengthen relationships with governments, regulators, like ASIC and APRA, and we need to repeat that success with a wider-ranging set of organisations."
Countdown to FASEA exam deadline
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... sat the exam have passed - a total of 11,241 advisers have passed the exam, just over half the approximately 20,000 on the ASIC Financial Adviser Register. For the first time, this year FASEA offered additional support materials to help advisers pass ...
ASIC zeroes in on bad SMSF advice, conduct
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... that give bad advice to self-managed super funds, sounding a warning that it is flexing its new powers in superannuation. ASIC commissioner Danielle Press told the recent SMSF Association's National Conference via video link that several key projects ...
PIMCO eyes ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2021
... strategies in ASX's mFunds marketplace. These totalled $256 million in total assets at January end. It has now applied to ASIC for approvals on listing at least three fixed income funds on the exchange: the $1.1 billion PIMCO Income Fund, the $7.2 ...
MTAA Super increases premiums amid merger
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
... effective across all members of the fund. In recent years there has been a push, supported by industry regulators such as ASIC and APRA, for superannuation funds to remove this cross subsidy. "Regardless of the upcoming merger, MTAA Super were going ...
Limited advice overdue for disruption
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
... themselves in retirement. They are also less likely to pay for any sort of advice [and are] on lower income," he said. One report ASIC released not long ago delved into the demographics of financial advice clients and who tended to actively seek this ...
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