Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 14 November

  • KSI launches landbanking managed fund
  • Face ID available for My AMP and Bett3r customers
  • Westpac sells asset manager
  • Push for affordable housing asset class by Industry Super
  • ANZIIF wins award overseas
  • Australia and China fintech co-operation
  • ASIC obtains freezing orders
  • Two companies lose financial services licence
  • Citibank refund credit card customers
  • Citibank refunds following misleading statements
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Fund People as at 14 November 2017

  • COBA names new chief executive
  • Silicon Valley consultant hired by ANZ
  • Equip Super appoints new head
  • NAB begins recruiting after announcing job cuts
  • Perennial appoints two heads
  • Legg Mason appoints new head
  • Telstra Super appoints new executive
  • ASIC announces initial Financial Services and Credit Panel members
  • Global chief of State Street to retire
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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 8 November 2017

  • MLC expands policy discount
  • GPS robo-adviser launched
  • OneCare offering mental health support
  • LIF resource launched by ANZ
  • OneVue sells RE business
  • AMP rolls out enhanced advice business
  • Victorian presence boosted by Elders
  • ASIC suspends AFS licence
  • Financial advice firm to pay penalty
  • ACCC insurance inquiry forms
  • Wellness message taken to Canberra
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Update as at 3 November 2017

  • StatePlus partners for retirement transition
  • GROW Super cuts fees
  • BTFG life insurance APL widened
  • AB reduces retail fees
  • Melbourne boutique terminates fund
  • Fund launched by Charter Hall, consumer spending backed
  • First boutique partners named by Bennelong subsidiaries
  • Impact fund launched by Standard Life
  • Fintech start-up launches world-first tech
  • Acorns tool to invest in the future
  • Equity Trustees enters super fund merger
  • Australian Trustee hits top 10
  • New Insurer named for VicSuper
  • Midwinter partners with management platform
  • AMP’s departs platform
  • Equity research firm expands
  • Fund management guidance overhauled by ASIC
  • Trans-Tasman fintech collaborative approach confirmed
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Fund People as at 3 November 2017

  • Macquarie appoints new director
  • Portfolio manager appointed to Spaceship
  • Financial officer appointed to LUCRF Super
  • MD appointed by Franklin Templeton
  • New ASIC chair named
  • Inaugural chief executive appointed by ACSA
  • Fiducian executive chair transition
  • VanEck expands development team
  • UniSuper hires for equities team
  • Finalist announced for SelectingSuper Awards
  • Contango chief departs
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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 21 October 2017

  • CommInsure starts new annuity strategy
  • MLC Life adjusts health and wellbeing program
  • ANZ Wealth continuing to invest in insurance
  • New claims advocacy service launched by AFRM
  • Charitable option launched by AIA Vitality
  • BTFG reorganises advice business
  • Westpac faces Class Action over premiums
  • ASIC enforceable undertaking from Sentinel
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