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AustralianSuper real assets lead joins fund manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2024
AustralianSuper's global real assets head is leaving the fund to join an ASX-listed fund manager. Nik Kemp has joined Dexus in the newly created role of executive general manager of growth markets. Kemp spent more than 11 years at AustralianSuper ...

BitConnect promoter hit with good behaviour

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2024
The promoter of BitConnect who pleaded guilty to spruiking a fraudulent scheme has been handed a good behaviour order and escaped jail time. The District Court of New South Wales ordered John Bigatton on good behaviour for three years, starting from ...

New lending for property investors up 30%

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
New housing lending unexpectedly fell in May, declining by 1.7% for the month. Lending to owner-occupiers and to investors both fell in the month but remain well above levels seen this time last year. In fact, new lending to investors has been very ...

Spaceship returns 19.41% to super members

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
Spaceship's superannuation offerings have delivered some of the best results seen so far, with its flagship product returning almost 20% while the other achieved close to 17%. The GrowthX investment option, first launched in January 2017, returned 19.41% ...

ASIC calls out sloppy adviser data

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2024
ASIC is reprimanding AFS licensees (AFSL) for submitting inaccurate information about their financial advisers and will ramp up its enforcement from August. AFSLs are making numerous errors when it comes to providing data on the Financial Advisers Register ...

ASIC takes action against Guildfords FM, director

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2024
ASIC has cancelled the licence of Guildfords Funds Management and banned its managing director Robert Payne for their involvement in the collapse of Magnolia Capital Group. ASIC found "significant and systemic failures of oversight and compliance" upon ...

APRA: RSE licensees show 'common areas of weakness'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2024
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has issued a letter to all registrable superannuation entity (RSE) licensees sharing the initial observations from its targeted thematic review of the superannuation industry's preparedness for ...

Former AMP advice lead sues The Australian

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2024
Former AMP head of advice Jack Regan has launched defamation proceedings against The Australian claiming an article published by the news outlet inferred he misled the Australian Investments and Securities Commission (ASIC). Regan claimed the article ...

Ascot Securities hit with infringement notice for 'serious failures'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024
Ascot Securities was issued an infringement notice by the Markets Disciplinary Panel (MDP) in November last year for serious failures, resulting in a $3.1 million penalty and a requirement to enter an enforceable undertaking. However, Ascot chose not ...

Super Members Council renews calls for anti-hawking extension

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
The Super Members Council (SMC) has revived its predecessor's calls to extend anti-hawking legislation, slamming a sub-set of financial advisers using social media posts and cold calling to drum up business. Prior to its merger, the Australian Institute ...
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