Journalist, Financial Standard (at time of writing)
James is a journalist at Financial Standard and Associate Editor of FS Super.
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Last month's United Nations Climate Summit saw a flurry of announcements from some of the world's major institutional investors, ranging from pledges to divest from fossil fuels, to calls on governments to introduce carbon pricing. But how serious ... Read more
In the wake of the group insurance crisis, super funds are one-by-one renegotiating their contracts with their life insurers. As a result, premiums are rising significantly, in many cases bringing them in line with retail premiums. This is causing some ... Read more
In September, HESTA chief executive Anne-Marie Corboy announced that she would be standing down after 16 years at the helm of one of Australia's largest super funds. James Fernyhough caught up with her to hear her thoughts on HESTA's evolution ... Read more
The Financial System Inquiry report will be released this Sunday, and it is widely expected to have something to say about superannuation fund governance - namely, that the boards of super funds should have a quota of independent trustees. While many ... Read more
JAMES FERNYHOUGH | TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2013
As one-time chair of the Cooper Review, Jeremy Cooper knows Australia's superannuation system as well as anyone. His recommendations led to the Labor government's Stronger Super reforms, which radically changed the way the system operates. Many ... Read more
Ahead of this weekend's election, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) wants both major political parties to commit to dumping the annual superannuation contribution cap for the benefit of women.
At first glance, the government's superannuation plan for homebuyers seemed a compelling proposition, but concrete analysis has revealed that at best it's only a marginal measure.
Homeownership rates have plummeted, but unions and industry groups have had a negative response to Scott Morrison's last-ditch pitch to 'aspirational Australians'.
The Morrison government has said it will expand the downsizer superannuation scheme by reducing the minimum eligibility age if re-elected this weekend.
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Heading one of the country's largest sustainable investors wasn't something Peter Chun ever envisioned for himself, but that's just a bonus of taking on the role he describes as a perfect fit - chief executive of UniSuper. Jamie Williamson writes.
As super funds prepare to publish their retirement income strategies to comply with the new Retirement Income Covenant, the next question is what are ...
Inadequate retirement planning is a very real issue for thousands of people both in Australia and globally, but there are ways of making the process more ...
Inflation is being felt around the world, and central banks are responding accordingly. Here's a wrap up of rate changes and the latest on inflation.
In response to the evolving ESG landscape, the skills and competency of directors and boards will need to quickly evolve to include the expertise and ...