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Industry bodies work to ease regulatory burdens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... better cope with the load during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ben Marshan, FPA head of policy and standards, told Financial Standard that while the taskforce has been working together to ease regulatory burden for about six months it is now focussed on a new ...
Could relief on advice compliance save consumers?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... There has been no relaxing of the rules as yet, though. Walker wrote to ASIC and, in a response sighted by Financial Standard , the regulator said: "In certain circumstances, there have been allowances made where possible, to allow for some relief during ...
Self-isolation to accelerate secular trends
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... while that might be sad for most of us, some stand to benefit incredibly from the new normal. Speaking with Financial Standard , Antipodes Partners chief investment officer Jacob Mitchell said the impact of COVID-19 on stocks would be far reaching, particularly ...
Fixed income liquidity squeeze bites
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Financial advisers and investors in fixed income funds are feeling the heat as markets trade less frequently in the ongoing COVID-19 correction, and they are slugged with exit costs. Unlisted managed fixed income funds from giants like Vanguard and ...
Return of the king
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... may not be sexy, but in uncertain times investors are rushing back to old faithful. In January this year, Financial Standard published a piece on cash management and all those who held cash also held the same mentality; cash may seem boring, but when ...
Lonsec recommends PCFM fund
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... currently, according to Antipodes Partners chief investment officer Jacob Mitchell. Mitchell recently told Financial Standard that Asian and Chinese equities have been relative outperformers during the current period of volatility, arguably because China's ...
Bigger balances, bigger blow: Elia
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Speaking to Financial Standard , Hostplus chief executive David Elia has said it's the super funds with higher average account balances that should be worried about the impact of the early release scheme. Hitting back at public commentary suggesting ...
VFMC confirms new chief risk officer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... has named its new chief risk officer, following the departure of Bryony Hayes in January. In a statement to Financial Standard , VFMC chief executive Lisa Gray confirmed acting chief risk officer Lucy Carr has been officially appointed to the role on ...
Super funds asked to model early release impact
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... their "best case" but this was optional. The deadline for sending back the filled spreadsheet was March 30. Financial Standard understands that APRA hasn't queried funds specifically on the liquidity impact of early release withdrawals. However ...
Statewide revises down investment objectives, ups fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... the sector, we made the decision to change our fees," Statewide chief executive Tony D'Alessandro told Financial Standard . "Although we may have increased some fees, we have also introduced a fee cap for accumulation accounts (on asset-based administration ...
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