Gerard Fitzpatrick

Policy and Regulation

ASIC strategy: targeted surveillance

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will be taking a targeted surveillance approach to how superannuation funds undertake intra-fund advice, with particular regard to disclosure and transparency. The focus falls under the regulator’s facilitated-compliance approach as My Super kicks in at the beginning of July, according to Gerard Fitzpatrick, senior executive leader for investments […]
Policy and Regulation

ASIC’s advice to industry

Gerard Fitzpatrick, senior executive leader of investment managers and superannuation at ASIC, talks to IM online about implementation of Stronger Super, and the issues facing superannuation funds. For ASIC’s guidance, go to its superannuation funds page on the ASIC website.
Investment Strategy

IAC: transparency and efficiency amid change

Transparency and efficiency amid industry change was the focus of last week’s 2013 Investment Administration Conference, held in Sydney. John Brogden, chief executive officer of the Financial Services Council closed proceedings with a keynote address on the state of the nation, discussing the potential outlook for financial services and the roles of its players. Pierre […]