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|A panel at the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds dove into the issue of reputation and the risk of being tarnished in the media, discussing how to make nice with journalists.|
|Stapling is expected to be the thorn in the Liberals' side when the Your Future, Your Super bill hits parliament next week, as shadow treasurer Stephen Jones digs his heels in on the start date and exclusions for members in hazardous occupations.|
|APRA deputy chair Helen Rowell says the regulator agrees with the industry view that funds under $30 billion in assets should merge.|
|With consolidation in the superannuation industry not slowing down, some of those who've been through a merger have revealed the anxiety, job losses and workload involved.|
|Hostplus chief executive David Elia said the government's stapling proposal would be good for the industry fund even if it may not be the right thing, at the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds this morning.|
|Aged care employees relied more on the early release of superannuation (ERS) scheme compared to other workers health and community services sectors, research from HESTA reveals.|
|An Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees policy expert has laid out just how much work super funds have ahead of them in dealing with the last two federal budgets.|
|A well-known financial adviser and superannuation trustee has been named trustee of the year by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.|
|Addressing the annual Conference of Major Superannuation Funds, the Prince of Wales has asked Australia's super funds to get involved in his Sustainable Markets Initiative.|
|Nearly seven in 10 Australians who dipped into their superannuation during COVID-19 are concerned the decision has made them less financially secure, according to a poll from the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.|
Dimensional's sustainability suite is being expanded with the introduction of a new emerging markets fund with an ESG filter.
Pendal chief executive Nick Good says the firm is not ruling out future acquisitions, as it finalises its $414 million purchase of US value-oriented manager Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley.
The Victoria government's LaunchVic is looking for a fund manager to run a $120million startup fund.
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has raised concerns about the cost of the government's proposed Compensation Scheme of Last Resort and the fact that super funds and managed investment schemes are excluded from the proposed regulation.
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