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ASIC industry levy to increase

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... extended lockdowns across the nation, the FPA questions the validity and timing of the increase, with millions of Australians unable to work and some businesses struggling to keep staff employed," he said. The FPA is pushing for ASIC to review the fees ...

National practice manager joins Madison

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... John Abernethy being instrumental in my decision. Good financial advice is a critical service that I believe more Australians can benefit from, and now more than ever, financial advisers need the support of a licensee like Madison that is invested in ...

ASIC consults on anti-hawking rules

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
... October 5 start. They are a part of the government's response to the Hayne Royal Commission, which said hawking meant Australians were getting sold financial products they did not need or want. The consultation is open until August 17. ASIC plans to ...

Westpac appoints director

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
... contribution to philanthropy will bring new insights to the board and complement Westpac's purpose of helping Australians and New Zealanders succeed," Westpac chair John McFarlane said. Commenting on her appointment, Exel added: "I am honoured to ...

ACSI names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors' president Ian Silk is stepping down and will hand over the reins to another industry fund chief executive. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey is the incoming president of the council, replacing AustralianSuper ...

Aware, AustralianSuper, QIC back infra investor

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
AustralianSuper, QIC and Aware Super have invested in an American sustainable infrastructure firm. Generate builds, owns, operates and finances sustainable infrastructure. It has a portfolio of about $2 billion of such assets in the energy, waste, water ...

Integrity Life, Will platform partner

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
Integrity Life has partnered with an affordable online Will-writing platform to encourage more Australians to put one in place. Integrity Life's partnership with Safewill provides a digital platform for its clients to write a Will. "We have the ...

FAR draft legislation released

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
... decisions taken by directors and the most senior executives of financial institutions are significant for millions of Australians and the Australian economy," federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and minister for superannuation and financial services Jane ...

UniSuper's O'Sullivan on what's next

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
Two months out from his last day at UniSuper, chief executive Kevin O'Sullivan talks to Financial Standard about his eight years at the fund, going public offer and staying away from mergers. O'Sullivan arrived at UniSuper in 2013, after a career ...

Ian Silk to leave AustralianSuper

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
The chief executive of Australia's biggest superannuation fund AustralianSuper will step down before the end of the year. Having led the fund since its creation on 1 July 2006, Ian Silk is set to leave the super fund at the end of this year. Chief ...
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