Investment Strategy

BT fined over misleading super claims

BT Funds Management has paid a $20,400 fine to ASIC after it published two misleading claims for BT Super online. In one publication that was live from June 26 to September 18 2014, it claimed BT Super had outperformed industry super funds over five years. ASIC said it was concerned the public would perceive that […]
Policy and Regulation

What the industry told Hockey

Industry bodies have made public the key positions of their submissions to the Government’s Tax White Paper; commons themes include a lifetime cap on tax concessions, not change to the dividend imputation system, taking the whole system into account (alongside the Age Pension) and the cessation of tinkering as it is destroying confidence. The Treasurer […]
Policy and Regulation

Budget: the five big changes for superannuation

  “Building on the move by the former Government to increase the pension age eligibility to 67 by 2023, this Government will gradually increase the age of eligibility to 70 by 2035. That is over two decades away.” Joe Hockey, the Treasurer of Australia. The eligibility for the age pension will rise to age 70 […]