Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 12 February 2019

  • Centuria Life launches new product suite

  • Janus Henderson shuts down Australian equities funds

  • AustralianSuper members see admin fees double

  • IAG & NRMA Superannuation Plan merging with Sunsuper

  • Online shopping for investments

  • Jade Capital AFS licence cancelled

  • ASIC launches Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN)

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Fund People as at 27 March 2018

  • AustralianSuper appoints new head of investments
  • Mercer appoints superannuation head
  • FSC appoints deputy chair and director
  • NGS appoints investment officer
  • Fidelity appoints new head
  • IOOF appoints research head
  • Perennial appoints investment specialist
  • Trustee of the Year winner announced
  • 2018 Green Bond Pioneer Award winners announced
  • 2018 Rockstar of the Year award winners announced
  • CBA makes changes to executive team
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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 20 February 2018

  • AustralianSuper cuts premiums
  • AMP discounts healthy clients
  • AIA pain education program
  • ANZ upgrade discount offer
  • ClearView flat fee offer
  • Melbourne financial businesses fined
  • New chair appointed to life code compliance committee
  • ClearView refunds poor sales practices
  • CBA puts away money for regulatory costs
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Fund Company, Product and Regulatory Updates as at 16 January 2018

  • New ETF supporting workplace gender equality
  • AustralianSuper removes insurance from product offering
  • MTAA Super cuts life premiums and renews insurer
  • Japanese broker enters Australian market
  • CommInsure pays after concerns over misleading advertising
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at August 14

  • AustralianSuper combating unpaid super
  • XTB launches first floater model portfolio
  • Intrust Super to reduce premiums
  • Former investment bankers launch investment platform
  • Class partners with Countplus
  • SMSF auditors announce merger
  • ASIC updates OpenMarkets licence conditions
  • ASIC extends software partnership
  • In-house UniSuper investment option
  • ASIC calls for expressions of interest for members of new panel
  • ASIC’s Australian bank audit reports
  • ASIC accepts FIA enforceable undertaking
  • Unlicensed trading apps in the firing line
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 31 July

  • Plum Super starts retirement product
  • New super product launched by fintech company
  • Retirement savings research centre launched
  • Hamilton Lane enters Australian market
  • VicSuper launches new online financial advice coach
  • NAB sells JANA stake
  • Industry fund offering retirement income incentive
  • Ignition Wealth announces SMSF suitability tool
  • Vertium launches retirement income fund
  • Fintech partnering for Melbourne hub
  • Bannister Law to file class action against Dick Smith
  • Court orders wind up of 18 companies
  • ASIC for intercept powers
  • FSC announces stewardship code
  • Abu Dhabi and Australia fintech agreement
  • MyState refund of overcharged fees and interest
  • Financial Choice pays penalties
  • ASIC accepts enforceable undertaking from Avalon
  • Suncorp's Tower takeover denied
  • Sunsuper and Kinetic Super merger
  • Super changes bill released
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Fund People as at 2 May 2017

  • ANZIIF board adds member
  • Cbus creates new executive roles
  • Aurora appoints new COO
  • AMP Capital appoints head of insto and corporate business
  • AustralianSuper appoints new investment committee chair
  • MLC Super appoints new CEO
  • Deutsche Bank appoints Australian CEO
  • Vanguard appoints distributions heads
  • Countplus founder and chair retires after 11 years
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