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Better Advice Bill gets green light

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... building block that we used to build a better approach that would have been the launching pad for the profession to evolve to far a better position than we find them in today." Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Dante De Gori ...

Lakehouse Capital co-founder to depart

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
After five years, the Sydney-based investment firm is bidding farewell to its chief investment officer and co-founder. Joe Magyer will return to the US in March 2022 after nine years in Australia in order to be closer to his family. He first came to ...

Greater diversity needed outside ASX 200: Analysis

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... responsible for a P&L in the wider 500 and beyond," Talent Search Haus managing partner Sharon Mackie said. "The impact of this is far reaching, if women aren't driving and making decisions on culture and strategy - how can this be reflective of a company's ...

Gender equality perception differs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... and "doing" has widened, which is very concerning. This 'lived' experience is the crux of the issue - 'in principle' is a far cry from 'in practice' and it is what makes all the difference," the report said. On the issue of pay transparency, 58% of men ...

UniSuper net zero efforts accelerated

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
A new three-year renewable electricity deal is set to see the proportion of UniSuper's direct property portfolio that's managed by AMP Capital become carbon neutral almost a decade ahead of target. AMP Capital signed the agreement with SmartestEnergy ...

Employers unaware of YFYS, stapling: Study

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... prompted fund contact in the last 12 months, updating personal details (23%) and obtaining forms and paperwork (22%) were by far the most common reasons for members to contact the funds. Members closer to retirement were more likely to seek financial ...

Pension funds acquire forestry asset

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
Two European pension funds are set to purchase a 62% share in a timber producer in New Zealand. APG Asset Management on behalf of its Dutch pension fund client ABP, and the UK's Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have entered an agreement to purchase Sinotrans ...

AIOFP petitions to delay DDO, annual renewal

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
... action, the success of this strategy rests with Advisers getting involved to help their clients and themselves. Please send this far and wide to all Advisers and Product Manufacturers, they also have an interest in deferring DDO/consent forms," Johnston ...

Aussies confident about retirement spending: Study

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
Amid the uncertainties of COVID-19, Australians are far more confident about their retirement than global counterparts, a new study shows. Most retired Australians said that they would have retired at the same age even if they had known about the events ...

Actuary of the Year named

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The Actuaries Institute named the principal at Sydney-based actuarial consultancy Taylor Fry as the 2021 Actuary of the Year for his work on social issues. Hugh Miller focuses on using data and complex analysis to improve public policy outcomes including ...
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