industry

Unintentional

The independents debate

Will super funds be better off with more independent trustees? The government thinks so. David Rowley asked the industry their thoughts. Sub-optimal superannuation funds pose a threat to national finances. This is a key starting point for those that urge change to fund boards. The belief runs that with national debt spiralling, the government cannot […]
Custody

ACSA’s stronger super task force win awards

Four individuals have been recognised by the Australian Custodial Services Association (ACSA) for outstanding contributions to custody and investment administration. The 2014 ACSA award winners are: • Marian Azer, head of global funds services, product for J.P. Morgan Investor Services Australia and New Zealand • Daniel Cheever, vice president and head of superannuation of State […]
Investment Strategy

Braga: industry has climbed mountain

The superannuation industry climbed a mountain in meeting new reporting requirements in 2013 and can do the same again in 2014. David Braga, chair of the Australian Custodial Services Association, attributes the success to close co-operation between funds providers and APRA. “The initial (reporting requirements) draft that APRA issued at the end of 2012 was […]
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