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Banks accused of violating worker ethics
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
In a new report, the Finance Sector Union has delved into how the industry's "capitalist ethics" violate the ethical integrity of workers. The report was commissioned by the FSU and completed by the Religion and Social Policy Network of the University ...
MLC launches new advice business
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... MLC has introduced a new advice business to the market, retiring the Apogee, Garvan and Meritum brands and appointing a general manager to lead the venture. Following on from the announcement in August last year that Apogee, Garvan and Meritum would ...
Litigation funders will need AFSLs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... than 50% of the proceeds from the action. In announcing the inquiry into litigation funders and class actions, Attorney General Christian Porter said he was concerned that a boom in the litigation funding industry was not corresponding in better outcomes ...
Small caps soar amid accelerated revolution
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... coming months. "The last two months has seen amazing changes sweep across global economies, industries and society in general - ideas that would have otherwise taken years and years to gain traction are being rapidly embraced and old ideologies cast ...
Fund managers adapt to market pain
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... to March, according to an updated SPIVA Australia Scorecard from S&P. In January, only 21.6% of Australian equities (general category) funds beat the benchmarks but as the year progressed, the slice of managers beating the index grew bigger. By February ...
Former CBA executive nabs industry body lead role
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... of Australia has announced the appointment of Andrew Hall as chief executive and executive director, set to assist the general insurance industry as its readies itself to face the challenges of the COVID-19 recovery. Hall's illustrious career spans ...
Advisers involved in ERS scams: ASIC
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
... "In some cases, the whole of the lost superannuation recovered ends up paid out in fees," Eccleston said. Poor quality general and personal financial advice was sighted by the regulator as concerning conduct it has identified. Issues with fees for no ...
COVID-19 recovery plans must heed climate science
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
A global network of companies, including ASX-listed Australian Ethical, is urging governments to pay heed to climate science in their COVID-19 recovery plans. UN Global Compact includes 155 companies that employ over five million people and have a combined ...
Gender diversity improves, cultural diversity falls: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
A new report surveying 296 of Australia's listed companies has highlighted the strides made in diversity at a board level, as well as those needing significant improvement. The Board Diversity index, published by the Governance Institute of Australia ...
Few funds immune to ERS
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
... subdued, they were still significant. Colonial First State had paid out $473 million to members by Friday,May 7. CFS general manager product, marketing and remediation Kelly Power said those figures are in line with CFS' expectations. "CFS supports measures ...
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