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APRA readies new super fund remuneration regime

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
APRA is keeping its watchful eye on superannuation funds' preparedness for the new remuneration standards that take effect in 2023. APRA has released the updated version of Prudential Practice Guide CPG 511 Remuneration, where it expects boards to oversee ...

Actuaries Institute devises director skills checklist

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
A new paper from the Actuaries Institute discusses the key skills and experience board directors for financial services companies should have going forward, including an argument that the chair should always be a former chief executive. Former Actuaries ...

Industry slams Future Fund disclosure exemption

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information. The Senate Committee report released this week on disclosure ...

Economic recap: Week to October 8

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Combine economic stagnation and rising inflation and what do we get? We get stagflation -- the financial markets' fear du'jour. It had been nearly half a century ago when the global economy have had its last encounter with stagflation. he first ...

Family office makes crypto play

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
The Smorgon family office has taken a stake in a cryptocurrency investment platform. The Victor Smorgon Group (VSG) has taken an equity stake in crypto asset investment platform Zerocap. Zerocap has plans to be a significant full service advisory and ...

CFA ESG certificate launches in Australia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certificate in ESG investing has officially launched in Australia. Registration for the CFA Institute certificate in ESG investing is available now through CFA Institute. The institute said the certificate is designed ...

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 ...

Conflicts of interest risk in funds management still high: ASIC

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
Financial advisers who are vertically integrated or have a financial relationship with fund managers pose a potential risk for conflicts of interest, particularly in relation to costs and managed accounts, new research shows. New research conducted ...

BOQ bolsters executive team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Bank of Queensland has appointed a chief risk officer from IAG and promoted from within for group executive business banking. David Watts will commence as chief risk officer in 2022. He previously spent over three years at IAG as chief risk officer ...

CMC Markets buys ANZ Share Investing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
The online trading platform is set to pay $25 million for the big four bank's share investing client base as the latter continues to simplify its banking strategy. The transaction will see 500,000 ANZ Share Investing clients with total assets in excess ...
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