Fund People Updates as at 30 October 2018

  • CBA appoints new CFO

  • AMP Superannuation Trustees board welcome two new directors

  • Australian Unity appoints research head for advice business

  • Challenger appoints new CEO

  • Nikko appoints new director

  • Perpetual loses distribution head to Neuberger Berman

  • JP Morgan AM builds on distribution team

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 October 2017

  • AMP and Challenger annuities deal
  • Robotics ETF set to launch
  • Zenith and Netwealth partnership
  • AMP to join with US advice firm
  • Fund divests weapons and tobacco
  • BNP Paribas AM new fintech
  • Concept One merging with WA Super
  • IOOF subsidiary partners with RPA
  • CBA court case abandoned, but separate class action continues
  • ASX possible blockchain announcement
  • ASIC life insurance added to school curriculums
  • OpenMarkets Australia infringement notice
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Fund Products, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 28 August 2017

  • QVG launches first fund

  • Charter Hall launches office fund

  • Challenger announces relationship with MS&AD

  • AZ NGA acquires advice practice

  • Big four banks change loan contracts

  • Super fees to be more transparent

  • ASX200 glass-ceiling

  • CBA shareholder class action

  • APRA gives notice to super funds

  • CBA updates review and remediation actions

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 26 April 2017

  • CommInsure Total Care Plan Super product update
  • Asteron Life introducing discounts
  • Zurich launches new adviser app
  • New 'buy my clients' marketplace launched
  • Investment consortium buys majority stake in Focus Financial network
  • Parliamentary Committee says misconduct should be published
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 21 February 2017

  • Mercer launches LifetimePlus longevity solution
  • Queensland Treasury issues green bonds
  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank launch socially conscious fund
  • Link Group buys funds management admin company
  • Russell sells actuarial consulting business to WTW
  • Mercer partners with Decimal's Eqilize
  • Contango launches Contango Global Growth Limited
  • Challenger partners with Standard Life Investments
  • Share Investing pays $130,000 infringement notice
  • Sovereign MF Ltd (in liquidation) has its AFS cancelled
  • AAT agrees with ASIC decision to suspend MASU AFSL
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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 3 August 2016

  • Synchron offering in-house platform with separate company
  • AMP Capital China fund voted out
  • Aviva launches new fund in Australia
  • Challenger launches annuity products with three super funds
  • Victorian government launches green bond
  • AMP acquires SMSF accounting platform
  • NAB restructure details
  • Tasplan and RBF fund transfer approved
  • ICBC Capital AFSL cancelled
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