Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 23 April 2019

  • Vanguard launches ETF

  • CareSuper reduces administration fees with admin switch

  • Colonial First State drops fees across super and investments

  • First State Super brings advice in-house

  • One-stop-shop SMSF platform for accountants and planners launches

  • IOOF class action filed after Royal Commission evidence

  • CitiGroup to refund over $3m after sale of complex products

  • Super bills on hold

  • New legislation removes incentives for employers to choose super funds

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Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 15 May 2018

  • Zurich offers lifestyle program, updates Active product range and definitions

  • NAB to leave advice sector, divests wealth operations

  • ANZ to increase share buy-back, cuts sales incentives for advisors

  • CBA finds no evidence of compromised customer information

  • Mackellar’s AFS licence cancelled by ASIC

  • New International paraplanning standard launched in the UK

  • Recommendations submitted to the Royal Commission by ASIC and FPA

  • Class actions filed against AMP

  • Group life insurance offered as opt-in after Federal Budget

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Fund People as at 8 May 2018

  • AMP announces independent chairman, lodges submission

  • SSGA appoints new members to distribution team

  • AMIST appoints chair and director

  • Managed accounts expert appointed by Praemium

  • ING appoints new board member

  • WA Super appoints two general managers

  • New chair appointed by Vision Super

  • ISPT appoints new chair

  • AMP chairman steps down

  • Managing  and executive directors of Blue Sky step down

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