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Advisers query super changes

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Financial advisers have been focused on mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on superannuation for their clients, according to BT. BT's technical team received over 2000 enquiries from advisers in the September quarter and the most asked question was ...

AustralianSuper acquires Qantas site

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
As part of a consortium, AustralianSuper will acquire a 14-hectare redevelopment site from Qantas Airways worth $802 million. AustralianSuper joined forces with logistics company LOGOS to take over the land, which is based in Mascot and located near ...

CFS adopts advice consent solution

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
Colonial First State has partnered with Iress to help it comply with the newly introduced ongoing advice fee obligations. The blockchain-supported solution will manage advice fee consent requirements for clients on CFS's platforms, FirstChoice and ...

ASIC calls for stronger whistleblowing policies

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
The corporate regulator has written to the chief executives of large public companies, large private companies and the trustees of superannuation funds to ensure their whistleblowing policies are compliant. The letter comes after ASIC reviewed a sample ...

CBA to detect abusive banking behaviour

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Commonwealth Bank is implementing artificial intelligence (AI) technology along with machine learning to detect abusive behaviour reflected in transaction descriptions within its banking services. Developed in CBA's AI Labs, the technology will be used ...

Industry fund appoints chief investment officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
A $30 billion superannuation fund will welcome a new chief investment officer next month, nabbing another industry fund's deputy investments lead. Hostplus' Andrew Howard is set to take on the top investments job at Equip and Catholic Super, effective ...

AIOFP petitions to delay DDO, annual renewal

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
The Association of Independently Owned Finance Professionals is calling on lawmakers to delay two major financial advice reforms until 2022 by launching an online petition. The AIOFP is seeking to delay the Design and Distribution Obligations and consent ...

Retirement Income Covenant closer to materialising

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The federal government unveiled the long-awaited Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation and is taking industry feedback until October 15. The document sets out the obligations of superannuation trustees in designing a strategy for retirees ...

Charter Hall REIT, Hostplus acquire ALE

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Charter Hall Long WALE REIT (CLW) and a Charter Hall managed trust on behalf of Hostplus is set to acquire ALE Property Group. The $1.68 billion transaction will see CLW and Hostplus each holding a 50% stake in ALE on completion. The Charter Hall consortium ...

ASIC provides licensing update

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
ASIC has released its annual report on the number of Australian financial services licences (AFSLs) and Australian credit licences (ACLs) applied for and approved - revealing an increase in applications. The regulator revealed that between July 2020 ...
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