the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees’ governance symposium

Governance

Government threat to funds downgraded

Reform of industry funds is low on the government’s agenda, according to Peter Collins, chair of Industry Super Australia, despite pre-election threats made by Mathias Cormann. Collins calmed the nerves of delegates at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees’ governance symposium by speculating that the government had at least 50 more pressing issues to deal […]
Investment Strategy

Dashboard feedback suggests change

The public has turned its nose up at graphical representations of risk on the MySuper product dashboard and asked the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) to make it simpler. Qualitative consumer market research in September has gauged reactions to the information funds must provide on MySuper products and expectations around disclosure. Speaking at the Australian […]
Governance

APRA: we will not accept inertia

Individual trustees have been instructed to improve their skills and to keep on improving them in a strident speech given by Helen Rowell of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority in Melbourne. Such was the depth of requirements made that delegates at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees’ governance symposium openly questioned whether trustees would have […]