Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 6 August 2019

Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 6 August 2019
  • IRESS improves Xplan

  • FPA CPD platform launch

  • CountPlus shareholders in favour of acquiring Count Financial

  • CBA approved to divest CFSGAM

  • APRA stakeholder survey shows regulator favour dropping

  • NAB document leak

  • MLC adviser fee class action plans

  • ASIC suing ANZ over periodical fee payments

  • FASEA exam update

  • Grandfathering commissions proposed ban date 1 January 2021

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Fund Product, Company and regulatory Updates as at 18 April 2018

  • FirstWrap adds CFSGAM model portfolio
  • Equities strategy launched by active manager
  • Global ESG bond fund launched by Dimensional
  • Sunsuper slashes premiums, signs super code
  • ESG global equities fund unveiled by Natixis
  • Two active ETFs launched by Vanguard
  • Crypto-heavy fund launched by DigitalX
  • Digital advice compliance business acquired by IRESS
  • Pathway sold by Netwealth
  • Digital community to be created by OneVue via acquisition
  • Australian asset manager to rebrand
  • Nationwide Super cuts fees, joins Russell alliance
  • CFSGAM strategic review outcome
  • ASIC more than doubles fees
  • AUSTRAC regulates cryptocurrency service providers
  • British and Australian fintech cooperation strengthens
  • Octani’s AFS licence cancelled
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 23 May 2017

  • ANZ advisers now getting XPLAN direct insurance data feeds
  • UniSuper to welcome new members with public offer status
  • NAB divests private wealth businesses in Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Federal Court involved in application of criminal code for Corporations Act breaches
  • Yes FS operations limited
  • ASIC gets extra funding for dispute resolution
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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 27 September 2016

  • Legg Mason launch macro bond fund
  • BetaShares launches Cybersecurity ETF
  • Zurich acquisition of Macquarie approved
  • IRESS acquires Financial Synergy super software provider
  • Westpac changes staff incentives structure
  • Vision Super divests three more carbon companies
  • TA Associates to buy Aus Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Westpac refunds $9.2m in fees
  • CBA pays $180,000 in penalties for unlawful/inappropriate overdrafts
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