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APRA updates industry on operational resilience guidance

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its finalised prudential practice guide to help superannuation trustees, banks and insurers strengthen their management of operational risk and improve business continuity planning. ...

Super Members Council renews calls for anti-hawking extension

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
The Super Members Council (SMC) has revived its predecessor's calls to extend anti-hawking legislation, slamming a sub-set of financial advisers using social media posts and cold calling to drum up business. Prior to its merger, the Australian Institute ...

Another corporate fund bites the dust

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024
... current form since 2000, the result of several mergers including the combination of the Nissan Executive Superannuation Trust and the Nissan Retirement Fund. However, in that same year it was closed to new employees. Now, following a review, Nissan Motor ...

Aware Super hires head of corporate development

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
The $175 billion superannuation fund welcomed its first head of corporate development as it looks to be a "merger partner of choice" in the industry. Craig Stevens joined Aware Super this week in the role, coming across from Vanguard Australia where ...

Australian Food Super closes failed investment option

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Australian Food Super, previously known as the Australian Meat Industry Superannuation Trust, is closing its Shares product, which failed last year's Your Future, Your Super test. Effective May 27, Australian Food Super is terminating the Shares option ...

ASIC slams funds' serious deficiencies over advice fee charges

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
A review by ASIC has found evidence of poor oversight of advice fee deductions by superannuation trustees, with some allowing charges of up to $20,000 before raising concerns and some not conducting any checks of advice documents at all. ASIC is calling ...

ASIC clamps down on advisers, trustees cold calling

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024
Financial advisers, licensees, and superannuation trustees are facing the ire of ASIC after an investigation found they are profiting from boiler room tactics that convince members to switch funds. An overwhelming number of members are goaded into leaving ...

Equity Trustees scores Woodbridge mandate

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 APR 2024
Woodbridge Capital has appointed Equity Trustees as the responsible entity of its new retail fund, the Woodbridge Secured Income Fund. Equity Trustees executive general manager, corporate and superannuation trustee services Andrew Godfrey said he is ...

Super advice fee deductions compound red tape: JAWG

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024
The Joint Associations Working Group (JAWG) says new laws that enable superannuation funds to deduct financial advice fees will have the opposite effect of reducing red tape and can make advice even more unaffordable. Treasury Laws Amendment (Delivering ...

QMV Legal folds, managing partner to launch new firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
Novigi will wind up QMV Legal as its managing partner Jonathan Steffanoni embarks on launching a new specialist superannuation law firm. QMV Legal will fold on April 26, shortly after Novigi acquired the QMV Solutions business on February 1. "Novigi ...
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