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What's keeping the Treasurer up at night?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers said at the Morgan Stanley Australia Summit in Sydney yesterday that a key goal of the Budget was to fight inflation in a way that doesn't damage an already weak economy. "... the primary focus of the Budget was to tackle inflation ...

Funds SA names interim investment chief

ELIZABETH FRY  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
The $43 billion public sector fund manager has appointed Matt Kempton as acting chief investment officer following the departure of Richard Friend last month. The fund said at this stage, there is no further detail regarding the recruitment process ...

More businesses fold, unpaid super recovery measure to launch

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
As the number of business insolvencies spike, workers will soon be able to claim unpaid superannuation owed to them by defunct employers under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Recovery Program. From 1 July 2024, staff who worked for employers that ...

Equip Super names chief experience officer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
Equip Super appointed its inaugural chief experience officer (CXO), previously at legalsuper. Carrie Norman joins Equip on June 11. She most recently spent more than three years at legalsuper where she was chief member officer and an executive of member ...

Early release of super scammers cop prison time

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024
Three people will go to prison after pleading guilty to defrauding the COVID-19 early release of superannuation scheme for $103,500. The Brisbane District Court sentenced three women from Queensland, whose identities were not revealed, for submitting ...

Super funds slash external mandates by 54%

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024
The number of investment managers winning institutional mandates has tanked 54% in less than two years as superannuation funds ramp up the in-house management of assets, Rainmaker Information research reveals. Just 156 mandates were allocated by super ...

ASIC suspends AFSL for six managed investment schemes

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has suspended the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of Aurora Funds Management until 20 September 2024. Aurora is the responsible entity of six registered managed investment schemes ...

GSFM to distribute new strategy in Australia

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024
Investment fund distributor GSFM has partnered with Alantra Asset Management to bring its €1.3 billion listed European small and mid-cap strategy (EQMC) to Australia. The strategy will be available to institutional, wholesale, and family office investors. ...

Platform reveals advice firms' top issues

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
Practice management, advice technology, and superannuation are top of mind for financial advisers who want to improve their aptitude and knowledge, according to professional networking platform Ensombl. The analysis of adviser conversations stemming ...

Former Life Plan FP adviser cops ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
ASIC slapped a three-year ban on a former Life Plan FP financial adviser for failing to act in the best interests of clients and not being able to maintain "high standards". Gawad Nabi, who served as an authorised representative of Hobart-based Life ...
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