Insurer kept selling product almost two years after admitting compliance breach

The Life Code Compliance Committee has issued its first sanction under the Life Insurance Code of Practice, calling out OnePath Ltd for failing to implement agreed remedial action. OnePath reported a significant…

Antares investors ‘should look elsewhere’

Morningstar has advised investors to take their money out of one Antares Capital fund and has put another under review, following staff movements at the fund manager. Morningstar says investors in Antares…

People: Daley to step down at Grattan

Alex Chernov, chair of Grattan Institute has announced that chief executive John Daley will step down from his position when his contract ends in July 2020. He has held the position for…

Home ownership is no longer a one-way street

More than in many countries, in Australia home ownership has traditionally been seen as a journey, with most of us aspiring to own a home and pay down a mortgage by the…

Banks warned to stop unauthorised transactions

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has demanded that banks and other financial institutions implement better systems to detect fraudulent transactions, as a large number of complaints were received. The formation of…

Allan Gray, Platypus upgraded in latest Zenith review

Zenith Investment Partners has upgraded two Allan Gray funds to ‘highly recommended’ in its latest Australian Shares Large Companies review. Allan Gray Australia Equity Fund and Allan Gray Australia Stable Fund join…

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Insurer kept selling product almost two years after admitting compliance breach

The Life Code Compliance Committee has issued its first sanction under the Life Insurance Code of Practice, calling out OnePath Ltd for failing to implement agreed remedial action. OnePath reported a significant breach of the Code and agreed in November…

Antares investors ‘should look elsewhere’

Morningstar has advised investors to take their money out of one Antares Capital fund and has put another under review, following staff movements at the fund manager. Morningstar says investors in Antares High Growth Shares “should look elsewhere” after the…

People: Daley to step down at Grattan

Alex Chernov, chair of Grattan Institute has announced that chief executive John Daley will step down from his position when his contract ends in July 2020. He has held the position for nearly 11 years and shaped the thinktank’s seven…

Home ownership is no longer a one-way street

More than in many countries, in Australia home ownership has traditionally been seen as a journey, with most of us aspiring to own a home and pay down a mortgage by the time we retire. Because it’s been seen as…

Banks warned to stop unauthorised transactions

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has demanded that banks and other financial institutions implement better systems to detect fraudulent transactions, as a large number of complaints were received. The formation of AFCA coinciding with the Hayne Royal Commission resulted…

Allan Gray, Platypus upgraded in latest Zenith review

Zenith Investment Partners has upgraded two Allan Gray funds to ‘highly recommended’ in its latest Australian Shares Large Companies review. Allan Gray Australia Equity Fund and Allan Gray Australia Stable Fund join 14 other funds rated ‘highly recommended’. They include…

Tax agents thrown in the sin bin

The Tax Practitioners Board is investigating more than 350 tax practitioners suspected of high-risk behaviour. And it is imposing tougher penalties. Misconduct under investigation includes: failure to meet personal tax obligations; over-claiming work-related expenses on behalf of clients; “black economy”…