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ASIC chief executive to depart

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024
... shortly. "Filling these positions is an opportunity for executive renewal and ASIC's ongoing transformation towards being a modern, ambitious, and confident regulator. As the ongoing impact of our work continues to be realised, we also have opportunities ...

Wealth firm gears up to change administrator

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... straight-through processing and the ability to run customised reports. He said these features embody what's expected from a modern, well-conceived wealth management platform, all delivered through this SS&C technology. "Before we went out to market ...

BlackRock's Fink signals a tough road ahead for future retirees

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In his annual letter to investors, BlackRock chair and chief executive Larry Fink said providing people a secure, well-earned retirement is much more challenging now that it was 30 years ago, and it will be "much harder" in the future. As such, Fink ...

Financial services class actions surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... the continued regulatory focus on greenwashing and bluewashing, as well as proposed introduction of mandatory climate and modern slavery reporting requirements will likely increase class action risk. "In line with our last Class Action Risk Report, the ...

UK manager recruits Australia head

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
... sophisticated and innovative approaches to asset management and portfolio construction," he said. "I look forward to sharing our modern approach to fixed income with the Australian institutional client base and building on BlueCove's existing business ...

Centuria raises $50m for new fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
... an industrial logistics facility based in Melbourne's Keysborough. Centuria joint chief executive Jason Huljich said the modern logistics facility was built in 2017, providing an 8756 sqm warehouse with a low 45% site coverage. "The asset benefits from ...

Five megatrends shaping financial services: McCrindle

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
... broader values and an ethos of the organisations behind it," McCrindle said. "Value, as well as values, are what define the modern Australian consumer." The third trend relates to what McCrindle referred to as the "grandparent economy". "The baby boomers ...

New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework. The Life Insurance Regulations 2024 establishes a threshold for annuities, dictating that the ...

Rest invests in agriculture fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
... helping to build a more sustainable future," Weier said. "The allocation provides exposure to initiatives at the forefront of modern agriculture and opportunities that address the growing need for environmental plantings and natural assets." Sustainable ...

Actively managed, ESG funds top 2023 outflows

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
... are once again in the ascendency, bringing more pressure on fees, at a time when investors are demanding faster and more modern investment experiences," Calastone head of Australia and New Zealand Marsha Lee said. Over the last five years, passive fund ...
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