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First State hires from CBA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
First State Super has announced the appointment of a new C-suite executive, hiring from Commonwealth Bank. Jane Couchman has been named as the $105 billion super fund's new chief risk officer, having previously been responsible for leading CBA's global ...
SMSF property adviser pleads guilty
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
The director of a 'one-stop-shop' for SMSFs has pleaded guilty to 17 counts of aggravated deception and one count of dishonest dealings with documents. George Nowak, director of EJ Property Developments, formerly Charterhill, entered the guilty plea ...
SG increase will hurt women: NFAW
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) said increasing the super guarantee will hurt women and the age pension should remain a strong element of the retirement income system. In its submission to the Treasury the NFAW said the superannuation ...
APRA introduces annual stress-testing
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
Authorised deposit-taking institutions are in need of ongoing improvement in stress testing for all entities, according to APRA's review of 28 ADIs. The regulator said all ADIs should review their internal stress testing frameworks after the findings ...
Tax chiefs crack down on tax evasion
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
Leaders from five international tax organisations came together in Sydney to review their work in fighting against transnational tax crime, revealing recent action against a global financial institution. The Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) ...
Morgan Stanley acquires E*TRADE
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
Morgan Stanley has acquired E*TRADE in the United States in a $20 billion (US$13 billion) deal. E*TRADE stockholders will receive 1.0432 Morgan Stanley shares for each equivalent share, which is about US$58 per share. Morgan Stanley said the deal will ...
Midwinter expands advice software business
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
Midwinter Financial Services has announced three new appointments as it expands its advice software business. The appointments are across its sales, marketing and customer service functions of the cloud-based software business. Andrew Whelan was appointed ...
Lendlease, Canadian pension fund expand partnership
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
Lendlease and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have announced a $155 million agreement to invest in a new building in South London. In 2018 the Australian property giant and CPP Investments committed to a $2.6 billion Build-to-Rent ...
Status quo not option for remuneration: APRA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
APRA chair Helen Rowell used her speech at an Australian Institute of Company Directors breakfast to push the ongoing need for accountability in financial services and said APRA plans to push ahead with its draft remuneration plan despite harsh criticism. ...
Westpac forks out $80m for AUSTRAC scandal
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
Westpac said it expects $80 million in additional expenses in FY20 as parts of its response plan in relation to the AUSTRAC scandal. The bank provided a company update to the ASX, in which it outlined its progress on its response plan for the AUSTRAC ...
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