November 11, 2018

How Michael Dwyer’s super journey left its mark

by Greg Bright Michael Dwyer is stepping down next month after an illustrious career in the superannuation industry. In a lot of ways that career – including running two super funds, starting an association and active industry participation – mirrors

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Thinking of others to the end: vale Paul Costello

Paul Costello, the founding chief executive of the Future Fund, the founding chief executive of NZ Super and the second-last chief executive of STA before its merger to form AustralianSuper, died at 8.50am last Monday, November 5. He didn’t want

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Bruce Murphy

Australia solid but NZ shines in Insight’s new ESG model

Insight Investment, the big funds management subsidiary of BNY Mellon, has launched a global sustainability model which dissects the risks in each country for sovereign debt investors. In its first unveiling today, the model shows Australia to be “generally strong”

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Jonathan Steffanoni

Regulatory changes checklist

There’s a lot happening in the regulatory world for financial services. Stuart Robert, new Assistant Treasurer, told the SuperRatings/Lonsec conference late last month that he was hopeful of at least four, maybe five, Bills making it through Parliament this month.

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LaSalle launches multi-manager offering after Aviva deal

Global real estate firm LaSalle Investment Management has launched a new multi-manager real estate business following the completion of the acquisition of Aviva Investors’ real estate multi-manager arm. The new business will cover private and public debt and equity strategies

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NZ regulators may get more power over banks too

In its own inquiry into banking, but without Australia’s dirty linen, New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) could be handed more direct powers to govern bank conduct in the wake a joint regulatory report released last week. Following a nine-month

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