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Super's defense against economic volatility

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
... non-financial corporations by proving equity when banks were reluctant to provide debt. Proving his point, Swan referred to an Allens consulting estimate that showed super funds held equity equal to about 26% of shares on the Australian stock market ...

Government adds to FRAA leadership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 MAR 2022
The chair of law firm Allens has been appointed to the Financial Regulator Assessment Authority by the Morrison government. Fiona Crosbie becomes a member of the FRAA from March 21, appointed for a period ending 14 September 2026. The FRAA is the independent ...

Mixed reviews for advice industry reviewer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... accountability for their inept handling of the industry," Johnston said. Hume announced last Friday that Levy, a partner at Allens who has specialised in financial services, life insurance and superannuation law throughout her career, will take the helms ...

Legal expert to lead QAR

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2022
... Advice Review, Senator Jane Hume announced this afternoon, adding that the terms of reference have also been finalised. Allens partner Michelle Levy, a specialist in financial services, life insurance and superannuation law, will lead the QAR. Before ...

Continuous disclosure laws to stay

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 FEB 2021
... of "opportunistic class actions" if the guidance or other statements are found to be inaccurate, according to law firm Allens. "While the modifications are welcome, in that they may provide a measure of protection in civil proceedings where a listed ...

ASX director retires

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... director since 2007. He is also a non-executive director on the board of the Securities Exchange Guarantee Corporation and Allens, as well as the non-executive chair of the St Andrews Cathedral School Foundation. Previously, Warne served as chair of ...

ASIC wealth director nabs promotion

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
The corporate watchdog's executive director of wealth management has nabbed a promotion and will now assume the role of ASIC's executive director of financial services. Joanna Bird has been appointed in the role after many years with the regulator and ...

NAB Private Wealth bolsters executive team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... York, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons and worked in business growth and marketing strategy at Allens Linklaters and KPMG. The new appointments will commence on August 1 and the team has started an external search for the role ...

COVID-19 clogs custody mandate pipeline

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
... was down to market volatility. However, work from home protocols are also an issue for custodians. Insights from law firm Allens Linklaters on the impact of COVID-19 on investment funds found: "A custodian that is usually able to carry out an instruction ...

Evans Dixon hires former Macquarie chair

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
... Citadel. He currently chairs Telix Pharmaceuticals. He worked as a commercial lawyer from 1970 to 2004 as a partner at Allens Arthur Robinson. "I am very pleased that a director of Mr McCann's abilities has agreed to join the Evans Dixon board. Mr McCann ...
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