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Former super fund chief defends tenure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The former chief executive of EISS Super has spoken out about his decision to depart the fund in the wake of media scrutiny and the fund's failure of the APRA performance test. Alex Hutchison resigned as chief executive of EISS Super on September ...

ME Bank faces criminal charges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
ME Bank has appeared in Federal Court, facing criminal charges for allegedly making false and misleading representations in letters to its home loan customers. It is also alleged that the bank failed to provide written notice about annual interest rate ...

Economic recap: Week to September 10

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is concerned but not alarmed at the growing cases of Delta variant infections that's wreaking havoc on the lives and livelihood in Australia's two biggest states - New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). ...

Colonial First State faces penalties for MySuper conduct

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
The Federal Court has found Colonial First State misled members of its FirstChoice Fund on at least 12,978 occasions over nearly two years in relation to switching to its MySuper product. The court found CFS's communication (via letters and calls) ...

Former adviser hit with criminal charges

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
After breaching his ASIC banning order, a former financial adviser is facing criminal charges. Lawrence Toledo, who is a former representative of Sentinel Private Wealth, has been charged with breaching a financial services banning order on three occasions ...

APRA outlines remuneration standard

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
The prudential regulator released its final standard for remuneration across superannuation, banking and insurance which could see individuals lose their bonus in the event of poor risk conduct. Cross-industry Prudential Standard CPS 511 Remuneration ...

Westpac cops $10.5m fine

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
ASIC has ordered Westpac to pay a $10.5 million fine after the High Court's decision that found two Westpac subsidiaries provided unlicensed personal financial advice. Westpac Securities and BT Funds Management were found to have breached their ...

FPA appoints FPEC chair

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has named Sharon Taylor's replacement as chair of the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC). Marc Olynyk is a senior lecturer in financial planning and superannuation and director of work integrated ...

360 Capital winds up listed equities business

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
ASX-listed 360 Capital has wound up its Active Value Fund and sold Ralton Asset Management, as it exits listed equities. The move follows TGP's decision to focus on higher-margin private equity business. The Active Value Fund was launched in November ...

SuperConcepts names CIO, CTO

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
SuperConcepts announced two key leadership appointments across its information technology division. Andy Forbes is the new chief technology officer, a role he's taken on permanently after he was appointed in February on an interim basis. He has been ...
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