SHAUN MCKENNA | FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022
In early 2019, an email began circulating among fund firms that appeared to be from a legitimate researcher. It referred to rumours that the European Securities and Market Authority was considering suspending short selling under Brexit and offered a ... Read more
SHAUN MCKENNA | THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
In looking at the developments in the Australian superannuation industry, it is clear there is a growing need for flexibility, agility and resiliency in both technology and operating models. The flexibility to easily update and integrate systems as ... Read more
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. It's fair to say that 2019 is no different ... Read more
SHAUN MCKENNA | FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
Part one: From angst to advantage Today's superannuation funds are at risk of losing control of their futures through regulation, through acquisition and, in the longer term, through disruption. In this paper, we look at the five forces that are ... Read more
SHAUN MCKENNA | FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017
"It ain't what you do, it is the way that you do it...And that's what gets results." Those of you with long enough memories might recognise the lyrics from this 1980s hit single by Bananarama and Fun Boy Three. They may come from a pop song ... 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 ...