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Industry Super Australia chair Greg Combet says the ACTU had the right to express its views and the law ensures that only what is in members' interest get through a superannuation trustee board.
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The UK has green flagged a new type of pension scheme on the back of union demand, joining Denmark and Netherlands which use a similar system.
KARREN VERGARA
Two years since AUSTRAC updated its guidance on overcoming identification issues for Indigenous people, there is more work to be done on the superannuation industry front.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR
AMP has announced a series of fee reductions for users of its MyNorth platform.
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