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Rogue Sequoia shareholders slapped with orders

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2024
The Takeovers Panel has slapped a series of orders on Sequoia Financial Group shareholders who attempted to overthrow the leadership. The panel handed down several restrictions on the rogue shareholders and their associated entities that have substantial ...

ASIC, APRA provide FAR update

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) have published new information to help insurers and superannuation trustees prepare for the commencement of the Financial Accountability ...

Adviser permanently banned for faking qualifications

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
A Western Australian financial adviser was permanently banned after he lied to his employer and clients about having passed the Financial Adviser Exam. Dashiel Benjo Vee, also known as Dash Vee, is banned from providing financial services, controlling ...

The investment managers winning the biggest mandates

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
Some investment managers still scored large mandates despite an overall nosedive in appointments by not-for-profit super funds. Alphinity, which manages $31.39 billion of Australian-sourced funds, was awarded a $2.92 billion international equites mandate ...

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% ...

Adviser exam yields 70% pass rate

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2024
The latest financial adviser exam results show that 70% passed the June sitting. Some 235 candidates sat the exam, with 165 passing. Of the total, 158 did so for the first time. There has been a total of 21,260 candidates who sat through an exam. Over ...

Former director disqualified for breaching obligations

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2024
Having been involved in three failed companies, ASIC has disqualified a former financial services industry director for five years. Christian Oey was the director of two financial services companies between May 1999 and November 2018, Clickthru and ...

APRA heightens expectations around trustees' spending

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2024
APRA reissued guidance around strategic planning and member outcomes, placing a clearer focus on superannuation members' interests when it comes to fund expenditure. The regulator updated Prudential Standard SPS 515 Strategic Planning and Member Outcomes ...

AAT mitigates adviser's permanent ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2024
The permanent banning of financial adviser Todd Karamian, who faked his exam result, has been slashed to seven years upon appeal. ASIC banned Todd Karamian in March 2023 after the Bluepoint Consulting chief executive and co-founder altered his Financial ...

Panel declares 'unacceptable circumstances' for Sequoia

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2024
The Takeovers Panel declared that rogue shareholders, which include Glennon Capital, seeking to gain control of Sequoia Financial Group were not transparent about their relationship and breached substantial shareholder laws. In an update to the ASX ...
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