standards

Events

Super Fund Awards: setting standards

Congratulations to the nine winners of the inaugural Chant West | Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards. The winners were announced on the evening of May 22 at Ivy Ballroom in Sydney and six funds, one consultant and two providers picked up the 10 awards. The winners were chosen after many weeks of deliberation by research […]
Policy and Regulation

Engage with regulator says APRA’s Jones

Trustees should be spearheading changes to the superannuation industry’s standards, according to Ross Jones, deputy chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), who advises trustees to engage and consult with the regulator. “My recommendation is that trustees keep actively involved in this, that trustees don’t just outsource a lot of the decision-making processes,” he […]
Investment Strategy

Giving Medicare the clearing house could be a hospital pass

The Federal Government’s choice of Medicare as its free super clearing house for small businesses has baffled private service providers, who say the hasty decision smacks of a Band-Aid applied hastily to cover election promises . However, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is cautiously optimistic that “SupiCare” (as industry wits have dubbed […]
Investment Strategy

Giving Medicare the clearing house could be a hospital pass

The Federal Government’s choice of Medicare as its free super clearing house for small businesses has baffled private service providers, who say the hasty decision smacks of a Band-Aid applied hastily to cover election promises . However, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is cautiously optimistic that “SupiCare” (as industry wits have dubbed […]
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