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KPMG recommends super changes
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... this for its staff after getting an exemption on the Act. KPMG national sector lead for asset and wealth management Linda Elkins said the exclusion of SG from Paid Parental Leave exacerbates the gap between men and women, as women are often using the ...
Rise of the mega funds continues
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
... will now accelerate, mostly in the industry funds sector," KPMG national sector leader, asset & wealth management Linda Elkins said. "Over the next few years, we will see an increase in scale of the 'mega' funds and a widening gap between the 'sub-mega' ...
Generation gap opens up in financial advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
... need to focus on operational improvements even more to meet expectations," KPMG head of asset and wealth management Linda Elkins said. "A majority said financial advice from their provider was important, but only a third were willing to pay for it, so ...
Super consolidation to slash 60% of funds
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... next half a decade, with 52 still around in 10 years' time, KPMG wrote. KPMG head of wealth and asset management Linda Elkins said the pressures of COVID-19 would only serve to intensify the increased merger activity of the past year. Elkins pointed ...
Industry funds pulled back to the pack
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2020
... Australia's superannuation market, with COVID-19 to blame. According to KPMG head of asset and wealth management Linda Elkins, the pandemic has put enough pressure on industry funds to see them fall well behind SMSFs. "The arrival of the COVID-19 era ...
ASIC drags CFS to court over MySuper
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... comply with financial services laws. The ASIC action comes after the Royal Commission heard former CFS general manager Linda Elkins admit 15,000 super members had not been moved to MySuper products by the deadline. The Royal Commission also heard CFS ...
Retirement income review must focus on women: KPMG
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
... contribution that women make to society through caring for other generations," KPMG head of asset and wealth management Linda Elkins said. "But sadly the current system does the opposite - while it was not designed to discriminate against women, in effect ...
Boutique fund manager chief retires
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2020
... opportunities. Prior to Mercer, he was Russell Investments' managing director of superannuation where he replaced Linda Elkins. Cooper Investors runs 10 funds, of which two are long/only global equities funds for retail investors and the remaining for ...
Retail fund faces class action on MySuper
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 OCT 2019
... 100,000 members. The class action was filed in the Federal Court in Victoria and names former CFS executive director Linda Elkins in particular. The action alleged CFS's implementation of the MySuper reforms for members of the FirstChoice Employer ...
KPMG foretells open super era
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... management "no matter how rosy the scene may appear at the moment". However, KPMG head of asset and wealth management Linda Elkins revealed the firm has already fielded significant interest from "large industry and retail funds" for insights as to how ...
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