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BlackRock clamps down on work romances
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
BlackRock is urging its employees to disclose their involvement in office romances, as well as intimate relationships with anyone associated with the US$7.4 trillion asset manager, in a bid to crack down on conflicts of interest. BlackRock staff members ...
FCA reviews regulation of foreign financial services firms
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
The Financial Conduct Authority is reassessing how it should authorise and supervise foreign firms providing financial services in the UK as the Brexit transition period ends. The FCA announced it launched the consultation process in anticipating an ...
NowInfinity founders join boutique
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
The founders of NowInfinity have joined a boutique firm that specialises in helping businesses with their succession plans. Amreeta Abbott and Vitalii Symon have joined Succession Plus, a business succession advisory firm with offices nationwide, New ...
Super funds squander member money: Bragg
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
Senator Andrew Bragg is calling for greater scrutiny of how superannuation funds spend members' money, slamming the system that has enjoyed three decades of unquestioned opacity. Appearing at an Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia event ...
BNP Paribas AM CIO steps down
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
BNP Paribas Asset Management's investments chief for the Asia Pacific has retired after more than three decades of service. Alex Ng, the chief investment officer for Asia Pacific, stepped down on August 31 but remains as a non-executive director within ...
Masterfund assets decline
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
The masterfunds sector lost $38.4 billion over the 2019-20 financial year but has almost recovered the losses instigated by the global pandemic, the latest Plan For Life data show. The sector, which comprises mutual funds on wraps, platforms and master ...
Male-pack mentality holds back boards
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Having more women on boards has the potential to positively influence companies' corporate social responsibility initiatives and governance. This is based on research from the University of South Australia, which looked at a sample of large ASX-listed ...
AMP Capital buys digital infrastructure firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
AMP Capital will acquire a majority stake in a Swedish technology company, adding to its growing infrastructure equity portfolio . AMP Capital will be a majority shareholder in VX Fiber, which provides fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks by partnering ...
Boutique welcomes operations chief
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
A former executive of Lazard Asset Management has moved to a $10 billion Sydney-based boutique to lead its operations. Melanie McQuire is the new chief operating officer at Maple-Brown Abbott , responsible for the firm's operating and technology ...
AMP tops worst-performing super funds list
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
Retail superannuation funds provided by AMP and OnePath continue to charge high fees and deliver poor returns for members, the latest Fat Cat report shows. For the sixth year in a row , AMP continued to dominate robo-adviser Stockspot's Fat Cat ...
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