MetLife launches digital claims tracker

26-Sep-2017

With life insurance – particularly in superannuation – in definite need of a feel-good story on members’ claims experience, life-focused insurer MetLife Australia has emphasised its commitment to gr.. Read More

CFM unveils long-term trend-following trust

26-Sep-2017

Capital Fund Management (CFM) has launched a diversified and long-term trend-following trust, the CFM IS Trends Trust, with the alternative investment strategies firm saying demand was soaring for that type of produc.. Read More

Elders recognises top advisers

26-Sep-2017

Elders Financial Planning has recognised a range of advisers in its annual excellence awards, as well as announcing educational scholarships to help advisers in its network prepare for the incoming professional stand.. Read More

Government releases BEAR legislation

26-Sep-2017

The federal government has released draft legislation for its Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR), detailing new responsibilities for major banks and enhanced powers for the prudential regulator to take ac.. Read More

IRESS takes stake in regtech firm

26-Sep-2017

Listed financial technology provider IRESS has announced a partnership with regtech firm Lucsan to deliver regtech solutions aimed at helping its clients meet their compliance obligations more efficiently and at a lo.. Read More

Moneytree urges banking transparency

25-Sep-2017

Data facilitator Moneytree has welcomed the Australian government’s review on open banking and has called for the framework to have greater privacy and transparency in its submission to the evaluation process. .. Read More

Aust Ethical, Janus Henderson make new hires

25-Sep-2017

Michael Monaghan has been appointed to the board of wealth manager Australian Ethical Investments as a non-executive director. Monaghan has more than 30 years’ experience in investment, consulting and lead.. Read More

ETFs go from strength to strength

25-Sep-2017

The Australian exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry continues to burgeon with the BetaShares Australian ETF Review showing the local ETF industry added $842 million in August, to reach a record high of $30.9 billion. .. Read More

Risk requirements a headache for robo firms

25-Sep-2017

The corporate regulator’s rigid risk management requirements for robo-advisers could prove overwhelming for start-up firms looking to disrupt the traditional advice sector, according to insurance broking and ri.. Read More

Be selective to drive business growth

25-Sep-2017

Advisers must be selective in who they take on as clients in order to ensure they are running their business as smoothly and efficiently as possible, according to a leading sales consultant and author. Addressin.. Read More

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