| | THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020 4:38PMNew technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, blockchain and the internet of things (IoT) are set to radically transform and disrupt markets and economies.|
|HUB24 continues to establish itself as a market leader when it comes to its use of technology, with plans afoot for a new innovation lab to help clients improve their practice management outcomes. It has also restructured some of its operations.|
|A new software application that enables trustees of SMSFs to manage their own fund has been launched.|
|J.P. Morgan has won a mandate to provide custodial services to an ASX-listed platform and superannuation provider.|
|Powerwrap has signed an agreement in what could be its second-biggest client after Escala Partners and a new line of business for the platform.|
|GAM Investments has signed a new long term licence agreement with investment management solutions provider SimCorp.|
|Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is considering making changes to how it administers about 570,000 defined benefit member accounts as its existing systems age.|
|The Reserve Bank of Australia will not allow tech giant Facebook to launch its cryptocurrency Libra in Australia until all risks and regulatory requirements have been mitigated.|
|Financial services software company Iress has acquired a blockchain communication platform to improve accountability and efficiency in data collection and storage.|
|The Australian Tax Office has celebrated a major win, with tech giant Google set to cough up an extra $481.5 million on top of its previous tax payments.|
AustralianSuper will introduce a new fee for MySuper members from April 2020 to offset the impact of the Protecting Your Super changes.
The alternatives assets data juggernaut is opening an office in Sydney, as it looks to expand its local client base and build its research coverage.
New Industry Super Australia research claims to show plans to make superannuation optional for low-income workers is nothing more than a tax grab.
A Brisbane boutique is winding up an Aussie equities fund, after an investor decided to redeem their money, representing roughly 60% of the fund's assets, just before Christmas.
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