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Vanguard targeted in bond fund scam

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... IFM Investors had fake prospectuses of bond funds circulated in their names. The Australian Securities and Investment Commission had to issue a warning to investors. "In this low-rate environment, these scammers are taking advantage of investors seeking ...

ASIC warns funds to clean up adverts

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
The Australian Securities and Investment Commissions has asked 13 managed funds to fix their advertising, and is threatening the wider sector with enforcement action for misleading claims. ASIC says it forced seven responsible entities and 13 funds ...

QSuper not to appeal AFCA win

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
... obligations on superannuation trustees already compliant with laws regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA)," the fund said. "With this issue now resolved, QSuper ...

PIMCO puts Aussie LIT on ice

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 3 FEB 2020
The fixed income giant has pulled the brakes on its $1 billion listed investment trust, as the Treasury conducts a public consultation on stamping fees for LICs and LITs. PIMCO announced plans to raise for the LIT in November last year, in what was ...

FPA calls for axe to fall on stamping fees

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2020
The peak body for financial planners has moved to reiterate its stance against non-client directed fees in financial advice, as consultation opens into the government's review of stamping fees. The Financial Planning Association of Australia has welcomed ...

ASIC increases levy costs

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has hiked the levies owed by superannuation trustees, up over 22% from what the regulator estimated in March 2019. ASIC had published the indicative levies for superannuation trustees as a minimum ...

ASIC confirms SMSF negative returns

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2020
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has told the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics that SMSF's below $200,000 have a negative return on assets. Providing the most recent data from the ATO, ASIC answered the question ...

ASIC outlines Code of Ethics expectations

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has outlined what it expects of advice licensees in regards to enforcing the Code of Ethics, saying it will not monitor or enforce individual advisers' compliance. The regulator said under the Corporations ...

ASIC calls out accountants

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 NOV 2019
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission said it does not believe accountants provide "more compliant or better financial advice" than financial advisers. In its submission to the Review of the Tax Practitioners Board released by Treasury ...

ASIC puts trustees on notice

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 31 OCT 2019
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has warned superannuation trustees to improve the standard of communication to fund members about Putting Members' Interests First (PMIF) reforms, hinting it may take action against funds if necessary. ...
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