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APPOINTMENT NEWS

Scheerlinck confirmed in AIST top job

24-Mar-2017

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has announced that interim chief executive Eva Scheerlinck will step up to lead the industry body on a permanent basis, following the resignation last year o.. Read More

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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Sentry awards recognise adviser excellence

28-Mar-2017

Financial services licensee Sentry Group has recognised the top-performing financial advisers and practices within its national network at its 2016 Excellence Awards. Sentry chief executive and chairman Murray H.. Read More

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SUPERANNUATION NEWS

Super funds need to refocus on Gen X appeal

27-Mar-2017

Baby boomers will shrink as a percentage of the retail superannuation industry, presenting a challenge for super funds to appeal to younger generations, Tria Investment Partners says. The consultancy group&rsquo.. Read More

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FINANCIAL PLANNING NEWS

TPB warns on transitional registration

29-Mar-2017

Financial planners had just three months left to apply for transitional registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), which would allow them an additional three years to complete the educational requirements f.. Read More

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INVESTMENT NEWS

Fixed income next smart beta frontier

29-Mar-2017

The application of smart beta strategies to fixed income investing would be a key trend in Australia’s exchange-traded product industry in the coming years as the sector continued to mature, according to State .. Read More

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ACCOUNTING NEWS

Attitude to managed accounts needs changing

25-Aug-2016

Managed accounts should be treated as an advice solution rather than a product solution and were increasingly vital to the way in which dealer groups interacted with their clients, according to Shadforth Financial Gr.. Read More

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INSURANCE NEWS

TPD, direct sales in focus as CBA cleared

24-Mar-2017

An ASIC examination of CommInsure's life insurance practices and surveillance processes found “no breaches of the law” in relation to claims handling, but the regulator has called for broader reform of th.. Read More

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