Greg Tanzer

Investment Strategy

ASIC guidelines on advertising MySuper

The culture of performance and fee comparison that the MySuper product dashboard will bring about in the coming years, poses a grand opportunity for funds to advertise their relative successes. The Australian Securities and Investment Commission is closely watching for any misleading product comparisons, it would prefer if funds did not emphasise short term performance […]
Investment Strategy

Funds put product dashboard in the dark

Some super funds have incurred the displeasure of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) by putting links to their product dashboard in unobtrusive positions on their website. The product dashboard provides members with five essential facts on their Mysuper fund; the return target, actual returns, a comparison with previous returns, the level of investment […]

Reforms not about industry consolidation

The Stronger Super reforms aren’t aimed at pushing out smaller funds, says Ross Jones, deputy chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Speaking on a panel with the commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Greg Tanzer, Jones responded to concerns about the impact of reform on smaller funds. “The issue with scale […]