financial system inquiry

Policy and Regulation

The government’s response to FSI decoded

It has taken the Treasury 10 months to make its response to the Financial System Inquiry. After all that time, the response is not as detailed or as forthcoming as some might have hoped. Investment Magazine reads between the lines to decode the Treasury’s 387 word statement on how it will respond to the FSI’s […]
Post-Retirement

Challenger enters pole position for CIPR

Link Group has signed a strategic alliance with Challenger to make annuity products more easily accessible to members, in one of Link’s first moves to use its new found scale to benefit clients. Link Group’s Australian Administration Services (AAS) has pledged to make guaranteed retirement income products available on its contemporary aaspire administrative platform by […]

Post-retirement: What we don’t know

It has been morbidly quipped that ‘post-retirement’ refers to the dead, as that is what lies next for retirees. Of course, what post-retirement really refers to is the time after someone switches their income from a salary to a financial service product, typically in the form of a pension or drawing down a lump sum. […]
Industry View

AIST viewpoint: The facts of retirement

There can be no doubt that big data is a big part of superannuation these days. At AIST’s recent Conference of Major Superannuation Funds held last month on the Gold Coast, the potential for the mining of data to revolutionise and disrupt our industry was an ongoing theme across the conference’s 66 sessions. But when […]
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