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Christian Super enhances insurance offering

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... Light blue collar workers are typically those in skilled or trade based roles or who are supervisors in a non-hazardous industry, including shop assistants and bus drivers. Heavy blue collar workers are skilled or semi-skilled manual workers who aren't ...

BlackRock names APAC wealth lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... Pacific Rachel Lord said the appointment of a head of wealth is an important step in serving clients in APAC. "The wealth industry in Asia is facing opportunities and challenges posed by demographic and regulatory changes, as well as growth in individual ...

Actuaries Institute devises director skills checklist

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... their businesses enabled the misconduct uncovered by Commissioner Hayne's inquiry. While boards in the financial services industry have certainly changed in recent years, there is evidence "clearly reflecting systemic gaps between the essential board ...

Macquarie leads Aussie managers in global ranking

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... 26%, an increase of 16.2% compared to a 15.4% growth in actively managed AUM. Some common thematics playing out in the industry address the growing demand from more sophisticated asset owners for more complex and tailored investment solutions; the outsourcing ...

Industry slams Future Fund disclosure exemption

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information. The Senate Committee report released this week on disclosure ...

Industry mixed over FSC advice framework

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The financial advice industry welcomes the Financial Services Council (FSC) recommendations to help reduce red tape and make financial advice more affordable, but one dealer group is unsure whether the FSC is trustworthy - particularly for risk advisers. ...

BlackRock votes against CBA resolution

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
... fossil fuel exposure with a scenario consistent with net zero by 2070, and which allows for expansion of the fossil fuel industry." According to Market Forces, approximately 15% of CBA shareholders indicated support for the proposal ahead of the annual ...

Super system "frayed": Hume

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
... memberships, parties for stakeholders and yoga sessions for members were themes we were seeing balloon rapidly across the industry," she said. "While these may be nice additions, they are unlikely to be fulfilling the overarching purpose of super funds. ...

ETF Securities taps into fintech, blockchain

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
... FTEC tracks the Indxx Developed Markets Fintech and DeFi Index which includes companies that aim to reshape the finance industry in blockchain adoption, a cashless society, online wealth platforms, alternative credit and cloud-based financial software. ...

ASIC extends SoA relief measure

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
... relief was first introduced in April 2020 and was extended to October 15. ASIC said it extended this relief after an industry consultation found that the relief was quite helpful for financial advisers in the current circumstances. Further, ASIC is reintroducing ...
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