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Policy and Regulation

MySuper: on time, biding time

First State Super’s chief operating officer Graeme Arnott is concerned at the amount of MySuper regulations that remain unresolved as the launch date approaches. However, he has pledged to take the fund’s MySuper product live on July 1, unlike funds such as Sunsuper, which is delaying the launch of its products to more easily comply […]
Administration

Valuing Future Income Tax Benefits: a how-to guide

During the market’s boom years, trustees only had to worry about minimising capital gains tax liabilities and maximising franking credits to assure a good after-tax performance for their fund. But with the concept of ‘gains’ long gone, and dividends on their way down too, harvesting losses is suddenly the name of the game. This article, […]
Administration

Valuing Future Income Tax Benefits: a how-to guide

During the market’s boom years, trustees only had to worry about minimising capital gains tax liabilities and maximising franking credits to assure a good after-tax performance for their fund. But with the concept of ‘gains’ long gone, and dividends on their way down too, harvesting losses is suddenly the name of the game. This article, […]
Industry View

Good riddance oh-eight, but still a lot on funds’ plate

There’s no doubt that 2008 was a tough year for super funds – the toughest since compulsory super was introduced. But few in the super industry think 2009 will be any less challenging. Since the start of this year, most of the key economic indicators coming out of the US, Europe and Asia have been […]
Hedge Funds

Future Fund and peers seek to be understood

A potential rise in “investment protectionism”, where countries tighten rules around the investments of sovereign wealth funds, is a major concern for the International Monetary Fund, according to the chair of the Future Fund board, David Murray.
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