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01 April 2020 - Knowledge
In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation, cases and other developments in superannuation in March.
27 March 2020 - Knowledge
Construction funding has become more restricted over the last few years, leading property developers to seek out alternative means to get projects off the ground.
23 March 2020 - Knowledge
We provide a high level overview as to what superannuation payments or claims could conceivably arise under COVID-19, or how certain payments may change.
23 March 2020 - Knowledge
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has received enquiries relating to operation of CPD requirements resulting from current COVID-19 business disruption.
09 March 2020 - Knowledge
In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation, cases and other developments in superannuation in February.
24 February 2020 - Knowledge
The ASFA Retirement Standard December quarter 2019 figures indicate that couples aged around 65 need to spend $62,269 per year and singles $44,146, up 0.8 per cent for each on the previous quarter.
11 February 2020 - Knowledge
The Retirement Income Review should undertake modelling from an individual member’s perspective over a lifetime to fully capture a member’s interaction with the system, according to PwC.
28 January 2020 - Knowledge
ASIC has permanently banned former financial advisor Nicholas Ellis, of Valentine, NSW, from providing financial services and engaging in credit activities. In October 2019, Mr Ellis pleaded guilty to making false or misleading statements to obtain money from clients and fraudulent misappropriation of client funds.
15 January 2020 - Knowledge
Self-Managed Superannuation Funds should be exempted from the Government’s new design and distribution regime
06 November 2019 - Knowledge
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority is receiving an average 200 complaints per day from Australian consumers.