Topic: Superannuation


AICD expresses concern over proposed changes to Best Interest duty in superannuation

The AICD has lodged a response with the Federal Government over its Exposure Draft of legislation seeking to change the best interest duty for directors and trustees of superannuation funds.

Are mergers the magic bullet super funds need?

Superannuation funds are hoping mergers will help buffer them against the challenges intensified by COVID-19, writes Ben Hurley and Narelle Hooper.

Superannuation Governance Challenges for FY21

A continued focus throughout FY21 for superannuation trustees and APRA will be governance, culture, remuneration and accountability. This will bring both challenges and opportunities for superannuatio...

Big changes in motion for superannuation sector

Following the banking Royal Commission, the number of APRA-regulated funds are expected to shrink to make way for more self-managed and industry super funds by 2029, writes Ben Power.

ACSI issues new Governance Guidelines

The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) – the peak body for institutional investors focused on ESG issues – has recently released its revised Governance Guidelines. 

Trustees face increased scrutiny following recent superannuation decision

APRA's failed proceedings against superannuation entities in Federal Court has implications for the sector and trustees, says Professor Pamela Hanrahan.

These are the top 5 super funds in Australia

Heather Ridout AO, outgoing chair of AustralianSuper, discusses concerns of undue union influence on industry funds.

Heather Ridout AO on the future of super

Outgoing chair of AustralianSuper, Heather Ridout AO, predicts the future of Australia's 2.7 trillion superannuation sector following the banking Royal Commission.

9 trends that are changing Australia's equity markets

From ESG to shareholder activism, here are the 9 equity market trends that could impact how your board governs.

New tougher laws for staff pay avoiders

New legislation is now in force that toughens penalties for company directors and officers who avoid paying employee entitlements during insolvencies or restructures.