Volume 11, Issue 1

Technology
Shaun McKenna
SHAUN MCKENNA  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
Part one: From angst to advantage Read more
Shaun McKenna
SHAUN MCKENNA  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2019
For quite a few years now, the superannuation sector has been awash with talk of change. Every year, the call grows louder - underpinned by new developments that, at times, are both startling and game-changing. Read more
Administration & Management
Christian Pakpahan
CHRISTIAN PAKPAHAN , DANIEL BUTLER  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2019
This article covers the main ways a person becomes a disqualified person, the consequences of disqualification and the options available to those who are disqualified. (We refer to a trustee in this article as covering both individual trustees of an ... Read more
Daniel Butler
CHRISTIAN PAKPAHAN , DANIEL BUTLER  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
We compare the option of a director nominating an alternate director in contrast to nominating a successor director in a self-managed superannuation fund ('SMSF') context to determine which is better. In the first section, we will explore the role of ... Read more
Ethics & Governance
Andrew Brown
ANDREW BROWN  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
Much has been written about the disruptive changes that are continually assailing organisations and markets. Organisations that have been unable to adapt appropriately are being severely affected, including their failure to meet community expectatio ... Read more
Peter Burgess
PETER BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Commission) released its final report and the SuperConcepts technical team has assessed the implications for the SMSF sector. Read more
Retirement
Gopinath Karunakaran
GOPINATH KARUNAKARAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
We have been in a period where financial market volatility has been abnormally low and as such, the focus in fixed income has become overly skewed to how much interest income can be generated, at the expense of ignoring downside risks. Read more
Darren Beesley
DARREN BEESLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
In the past, most Australians have been in the accumulation phase when it comes to their money. Their primary objective has been building wealth. Read more
Investment
Toby Goodworth
TOBY GOODWORTH  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
Derivatives-based overlay strategies to protect against equity losses have become increasingly popular through the past twelve months among pension funds, endowments and other asset owners. Read more
John Thorndike
JOHN THORNDIKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2019
How liquid alternatives, aided by higher cash rates, could help position portfolios to achieve 5% real returns. Read more
Andrew Pickering
ANDREW PICKERING  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAR 2019
Over the past decade, wind and solar have provided the bulk of additional generation capacity to the National Electricity Market (NEM), replacing retired coal and gas-fired plants. Despite a significant number of regulatory and policy changes directly ... Read more