Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)

Policy and Regulation

Policing super payments

In the 22 years since its inception, Industry Funds Credit Control (IFCC) has secured more than $1 billion of unpaid superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions from employers. David Gibson, general manager of IFCC, says that between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2011, the IFCC secured about $400 million of missed SG payments; in the 2011-12 […]
Policy and Regulation

Risk standards: keep them simple

In addressing new compliance standards for risk, QANTAS Super has increased the scope of its trustee liability insurance. The move is one of a range of measures to comply with the new prudential standards framework. The insight from Hugh Loughrey, head of legal, risk and compliance for the fund, was made at an Association of […]
Investment Strategy

ASFA turns 50

Pauline Vamos is chief executive of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). Ahead of ASFA’s 50th anniversary conference this week, she tells IM Online about the organisation’s heritage, and its future role in a changing superannuation landscape.
Unintentional

Q&A with APRA’s Ross Jones

Ross Jones says he often makes the point that the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) has more power over a small credit union than it does over a multibillion-dollar superannuation fund. That is all changing, however, with the passage in the Senate of legislation giving APRA the responsibility to set standards for the super industry, as it does for insurance […]