Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 16 July 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 16 July 2019
  • BetaShares launches government bond ETF

  • Blockchain super admin platform launched

  • Boutique fund manager Mhor Asset Management shuts down

  • JP Morgan dumped at Funds SA after two decades as custodian

  • Deutsche Bank traversing new ground

  • AMP adds Zenith and Quilla to MyNorth, launches new portfolios offer, publishes whitepaper

  • Hostplus in merger talks with Club Super

  • CountPlus offloads conflicting SMA platform solution

  • ASIC cancels AFS licence of Australian Mutual Holdings Limited

  • ASIC offering fintech more flexibility

  • ASIC increases licence application requirements

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 1 July 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 1 July 2019
  • Hostplus launches new SMSF solution

  • Vanguard drops fund fees

  • Fidelity launches company rating system

  • OpenMarkets launches trading platform

  • Sunsuper cuts fees

  • GuildSuper and Childcare Super increase group insurance premiums

  • Clime Capital and CBG Capital to merge

  • MTAA Super and Tasplan consider merger, Statewide Super quits merger talks

  • AIC accepts EU from CBA

  • APRA tightening super fund acquisition regulations

  • ASIC extends suspension of BBY AFS licence

  • ASIC seeking feedback on new product intervention powers

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Fund People as at 23 April 2019

  • Rice Warner welcomes new CEO, says goodbye to founder

  • GROW Super appoints head of strategy

  • State Street appoints new international business CEO

  • Hostplus hires group insurance head

  • Rest appoints innovation and transformation head

  • AvSuper appoints new directors

  • Macquarie IM appoints COO Asia-Pacific

  • SMSF Association loses founder and CEO

  • TelstraSuper chair departing

  • Tribeca loses portfolio manager

  • UniSuper executive reshuffle with new senior appointments and departures

  • FASEA appoints two new directors

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 26 March 2019

  • Sunsuper rolls out new online services for advisers

  • Macquarie no longer offering SMSF residential home loans

  • Hostplus partners with Flexstone Partners on private equity emerging managers program in USA

  • MyNorth fees dropped

  • Quinn Emanuel launches shareholder class action against IOOF

  • APRA may publish worst performing super funds, trustees to expect harsher treatment

  • Perpetual launches credit income trust

  • ASIC places Endeavour and Linchpin into liquidation

  • ASIC cancels first AFSLs of those failing to join AFCA

  • ASIC obtains interim injunctions against Forex Capital Trading

  • Westpoint investors will receive $1.5 million after class action

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Fund People as at 27 November 2018

  • ASFA appoints board members

  • Hostplus promotes head of investment strategy

  • Tasplan Super appoints new director

  • VicSuper appoints its first chief risk officer, executive manager of people experience

  • Blue Sky welcomes new chair

  • BlackRock appoints new Asia Pacific head

  • Paul Costello passes away

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 17 July 2017

  • Cbus to reduce premiums
  • Hostplus drops premium
  • IOOF appoints asset consultant
  • Class Super consolidates with two boutiques
  • Huntley to pay penalty
  • ASIC acts to improve transparency
  • ASIC warns about Skyllex
  • ASIC takes action over misuse of certificates
  • NAB makes corrective disclosure about its wealth management business
  • ASIC cancels Grey Oak AFS license
  • Government closes super tax loophole
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