COOPER REVIEW

People & Products

Jeremy Cooper, who led a government review into superannuation, has been appointed as a non-executive director at Bennelong Funds Management. ...

Superannuation

If the Government does not act, then the super industry may have to build a MyPension environment....

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Editorial

The industry funds are seeking to play the consumer protection card in their defence of the default funds under modern awards regime but the real beneficiaries of the sta...

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Superannuation

ISA’s Whiteley claims the existing default funds regime is a safety net sanctioned by three inquiries, including FSI....

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Superannuation

The Government is intent on proceeding with changes to superannaution fund governance to bring them into line with publicly-listed companies....

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Superannuation

FSC chief executive, John Brogden, has accused critics of the Australian superannuation system, including the Financial Systems Inquiry, of using badly outdated data....

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Superannuation

With eight years having passed since the ‘Simpler Super’ review, it could be time to reopen a dialogue about the future of super, Bryan Ashenden writes....

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Financial planning

The Department of Treasury has pointed to the role of financial advice in assisting consumers to engage with the financial system....

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Accounting

The ICAA has defended the ATO’s SMSF jurisdiction while suggesting consumers need to take more responsibility for their advice outcomes....

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Policy & Regulation

New legislation that empowers the tax office to hand out reformist penalties to SMSF trustees who inadvertently break the law has been praised by SPAA....

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Financial planning

Centrepoint’s Peter Kelly outlines some of the issues that will require the attention of the advice profession – and their possible impacts – in 2014....

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Superannuation

New research reveals wide differences in costs of MySuper products but a narrowing in the gap between industry fund and retail products....

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Editorial

The Abbott Government has provided David Murray with plenty of scope to go deep when he leads the forthcoming Financial Systems Review, writes Mike Taylor....

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Superannuation

The notion that self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees should have a 'competency test' as suggested by visiting European financial literacy specialist Robert Holzmann ha...

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Superannuation

SPAA CEO Andrea Slattery has shut down the notion that SMSF trustees should have a competency test, deeming it elitist....

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