Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 18 September 2018

  • AMP updates medical definitions

  • AIA Australia two year policy fee waiver offer

  • OnePath premium waivers for drought-affected farmers

  • New fintech to replace paraplanners launched

  • Junior financial adviser roles at BT to go, advice restructure

  • Morgan Stanley false claims of independence

  • ASIC commences proceedings against NULIS and MLC

  • AFCA complaints resolution rules, independent assessor terms approved

  • FASEA shutting down so-called FASEA-approved courses

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 10 September 2018

  • Vanguard rolls out suite of ESG funds

  • Nikko launches global disruption fund

  • Funds SA securities servicing contract up for tender

  • Blockchain smart contracts for business soon to be a reality

  • Pension age increase on hold

  • UniSuper cuts administration fees

  • BNP Paribas launches new Australian equities trust

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 September 2018

  • Yellow Brick Road rejects takeover bid

  • TAL launches youth mental health initiative, waives premiums for farmers

  • BT guaranteeing premium rates for two years

  • MetLife launches digital claims platform with industry super fund

  • OneCare insurance suite added to HUB24

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Fund People as at 28 August 2018

  • Contango appoints new director

  • Equipsuper appoints new governance manager

  • Clime appoints group CEO

  • Link Group fund admin CEO departs

  • First State Super appoints head of compliance, portfolio manager

  • Mercer deputy CIO departs

  • Centrepoint Alliance appoints new CEO, revamps business strategy

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 28 August 2018

  • UBS joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Programme

  • OneVue, Mercer and Nextplan with new private label offering

  • BetaShares to launch three new ETFs

  • JP Morgan fund to remove tobacco, reduces fees

  • Charter Hall buy Folkestone

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