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Peter Burgess to become SMSFA chief executive

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2022
Peter Burgess, the current SMSF Association deputy chief executive and director of policy and education, will take on the top job in March 2023. Burgess will succeed John Maroney who has been chief executive since May 2017. Burgess brings more than ...

Stephen Jones confirmed as financial services minister

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUN 2022
Stephen Jones has today been sworn in as assistant treasurer and minister for financial services, replacing Jane Hume who had overseen the financial services portfolio since 2019. Jones has served as shadow financial services minister since 2019 and ...

New research backs diversified SMSF portfolios

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 21 APR 2022
New research conducted by the SMSF Association and the University of Adelaide confirms self-managed super funds (SMSFs) that have diversified investment portfolios outperform those that do not. The research, based on financial statement data from over ...

Mixed reviews for advice industry reviewer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
Lawyer Michelle Levy's appointment in overseeing the Quality of Advice Review has received a mixed reception from the financial advice industry. The Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals executive director Peter Johnston called ...

SMSFA welcomes ATO adjustments

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 24 FEB 2022
The SMSF Association has welcomed adjustments made by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to align its SMSF performance calculations more closely with the methodology used for APRA-regulated funds. In its 2019-20 SMSF statistical overview report, the ATO ...

Inquiry criticises gaps in CSLR

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022
The proposed Compensation Scheme of Last Resort regime has several flaws that will overlook the protection of certain investors, a parliamentary inquiry heard. In discussing the Standing Committee on Economics Financial Services Compensation Scheme ...

ESR Group completes ARA acquisition

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
ESR Cayman Limited (ESR) completed its acquisition of ARA Asset Management (ARA), including its subsidiary LOGOS. The US$5.2 billion transaction has transformed ESR Group into Asia Pacific's largest real asset manager powered by the New Economy ...

New members on Markets Disciplinary Panel

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021
ASIC has made a series of appointments to its Markets Disciplinary Panel, adding executives from Barrenjoey and Macquarie Group. With seven members retiring, ASIC has welcomed three new appointees to the peer-review panel which determines whether infringement ...

COVID-19 relief for SMSFs may require specialist input

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
Extended government relief measures highlight the need for SMSF specialist advice, says SMSF Association chief executive. SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney has commented on the need for SMSF specialist advice in the wake of extended COVID-19 ...

SMSFs welcome RIC exemption

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
The federal government sparing self-managed superannuation funds from the looming Retirement Income Covenant legislation has been welcomed by the sector. In response to the release of the Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation, SMSF Association ...
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