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Super fund whistleblower policies lacking: ASIC

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
ASIC says superannuation funds' whistleblower policies are missing key information, including how whistleblowers can protect themselves, and should be published widely.

Macquarie Securities slapped with $126k fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
Macquarie Securities Australia (MSA) has copped a $126,000 fine for breaching market integrity rules, making this its fifth infringement in the last six years.

ASIC bans Theta managing director

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
ASIC has banned the managing director of Theta Asset Management for four years from the financial services industry.

ASIC to wind up PE Capital

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
ASIC has taken action to wind up PE Capital Funds Management and its managed investment schemes.

ASIC issues warnings on investment scams

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
The corporate regulator identified several ongoing investment scams including duping consumers into establishing self-managed super funds, and advertisements for crypto-asset and contracts for difference disguised as fake news articles.

No early super release for DV survivors

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Among several other initiatives aimed at boosting women's economic security, the government has confirmed it will not proceed with plans to extend the early release of superannuation to family and domestic violence survivors.

Key Treasury initiatives outlined

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Buried deep within budget documents are several steps the government will take to further boost our financial system, including greater powers for regulators and $11.2 million to enhance super fund member outcomes.

What to expect from the budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Ahead of the federal budget tonight, there is already some good news for the superannuation sector and small businesses.

ASIC cracks down on investment guru

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
A self-styled investment guru and social media wealth expert has had her Australian credit licence cancelled by ASIC.

Government launches digital economy strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
The government has announced a $1.2 billion investment to support the digital transformation of the economy and measures to encourage business investment in technology, ahead of the federal budget.