Fraser to review super fund governance

02-Dec-2015|By Wouter Klijn

Industry Super Australia (ISA) and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) have commissioned a review by former RBA Governor and Treasury Secretary Bernie Fraser into the development of a best practice governance code of conduct fo.. Read More

Tasplan and Quadrant officially merge


Tasmanian superannuation funds Tasplan and Quadrant have officially merged as of today. The merger, which was first communicated in March 2014, will see the creation of a $3.3 billion fund, which has 100,000 members.. Read More

Governance reforms no criticism on funds


The proposed governance reforms, which will require superannuation funds to have a minimum of one-third independent directors on trustee boards and an independent chair, should not be seen as a criticism on funds, but ar.. Read More

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Perhaps taking inspiration from the presence of the great explorer and former astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia annual conference, AustralianSuper chief executive Ian Silk took.. Read More

Tax incentives less effective than defaults


Tax incentives were less effective than automatic enrolments, such as MySuper, according to a leading academic. Government policy around the development of retirement products, therefore, would be well served by 'nu.. Read More

Aust equities outperformance due to currency


It is a well-known fact that over the past 10 years the Australian stock market has performed better for local investors than international equity markets. Partly this is due to the effect of franking credits in the.. Read More

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