data standards

Investment Strategy

Funds compete in quality of online data for members

Higher data disclosure should be seen as an opportunity for funds to compete, rather than a burden, according to software firm DST Global Solutions. The firm has been assisting super funds with Strong Super data compliance over the past year, but is now increasingly helping create online access for daily updates on member’s account balances. […]
Hedge Funds

Group insurance grapples with change

A combination of greater regulatory requirements, higher data standards and an increasing number of claims in group insurance have caused premiums to rise. According to a recent Conexus Financial/CommInsure roundtable, higher premiums are consequently here to stay. The Prudential Standard SPS 250 requires insurance records going back at least five years, covering claims, membership, the […]