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Alex Dunnin
Executive Director, Research & Compliance, Financial Standard
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Super funds are run by trustees. They are the fiduciaries, they are who the regulators come for when something goes wrong. Executives don't run funds, they work for the fund chief executive who is appointed ...
Here we go again. The Future Fund releases its annual performance results and a swooning media is infatuated. First some background. The Future Fund was set up in 2006 by the Howard government as a sovereign ...
MySuper is not a backstop. It is not what you do with your superannuation while you figure what else you should do. It is ground zero and we need to start thinking about MySuper like the superannuation ...
Australia's superannuation sector in trying to digest the Productivity Commission's 700-page report with its 31 recommendations need to keep in mind the massive structural problems it is trying ...
Hold the front page, the super fund fee landscape has reset. Long gone are the halcyon days when retail super funds were automatically the fee bad guys charging way over the odds. Today, at least for ...
Everyone repeat after me: the Productivity Commission report is just a draft, it is not government policy and it will be a long while before the Federal Government responds let alone announces any legislation ...
In one of the most important media releases issued by a super regulator in recent years, ASIC imposed an infringement notice on Tidswell Financial Services and Spaceship Financial Services. The groups ...
Late last month a few enthusiastic business people got a super fund roundtable together to publicly plead why they need Australia's superannuation funds to directly lend them money. Yet in a case of appalling ...
Australia's Future Fund chair and former Federal Treasurer Peter Costello is enjoying his job. So much so that at an industry conference last month he mischievously floated the idea that the Future Fund ...
As the superannuation and managed investment sectors get ready to implement the new RG97 fee regime, we should take a moment to marvel at what we are witnessing. It's not often we see such a display of ...
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