Fund People as at 30 July 2019

Fund People as at 30 July 2019
  • IOOF updates CRO role, makes appointment

  • Credit Suisse appoints new Australian CEO

  • Willis Towers Watson welcomes head of investment strategy

  • Club Plus Super welcomes new chair and deputy chair

  • Tasplan appoints CIO

  • CBA Group Super welcomes new CEO

  • HESTA appoints head of investment execution

  • UniSuper hires chief strategy and marketing officer

  • REI Super appoints new CEO

  • QSuper welcomes CIO

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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 12 March 2019

  • Saxo Capital Markets welcomes new CEO

  • Midwinter appoints new CEO

  • LUCRF Super board changes

  • AMP Capital Multi-Asset Group CIO appointment

  • Blue Sky appoints new CEO

  • APRA appoints GM of superannuation

  • GESB Superannuation appoints new GM of investments

  • Equity Trustees appoints new deputy chair

  • CBA Group Super CEO retiring

  • Tasplan CIO resigns

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 6 November 2018

  • Tasplan appoints MetLife as group insurer

  • AMP risk business closed after sale

  • New life insurance reporting standards launched

  • ClearView upgrades LifeSolutions

  • Asteron Life product update

  • TAL Accelerated Protection upgrades

  • MLC offering 10 per cent premium discounts via digital underwriting platform

  • ASIC inviting consultation on proposed licensee competence requirements

  • AFA and FPA apply for Code Monitoring job

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Fund People as at 25 October 2016

  • BTIM appoints head of responsible investment
  • ANZ appoints a new director
  • Cbus hires three new investment specialists
  • AMP Capital appoints new director
  • Tasplan hires new CIO
  • Fidelity appoints Australian MD
  • BT Financial Group makes 10 redundant, new head of equities
  • SelectingSuper Award finalists announced
  • Securitor awards
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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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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 21 June 2016

  • Suncorp launches online-only super product
  • QSuper and LGIAsuper membership now open to the public
  • OneVue intending to merge with Diversa
  • RBF-TAS and Tasplan merger approved
  • ASIC and Singapore sign agreement
  • ASIC warning
  • Best interests duty enacted
  • Civil penalty proceedings commenced against NAB
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