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01 December 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and Industry Funds Forum (IFF) are delighted to announce that IFF has become part of AIST following an agreement between the two industry associations.
30 November 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed today’s announcement of a Royal Commission into the alleged misconduct of the banking sector, but warned that broadening the scope to include superannuation was an unnecessary measure and a waste of taxpayer money.
28 November 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today welcomed the appointment by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) of Darren McShane as an external expert on fee and cost disclosure
02 November 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) welcomes the announcement by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) that it will conduct a review of the Regulatory Guide 97 fee and cost disclosure requirements and adopt a facilitative approach to funds complying with the existing legislation.
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ailsa Goodwin to the newly created role of head of advocacy.
27 October 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) congratulates our senior policy advisor, Karen Volpato, for winning the 2017 Woman of the Year Award announced last night in Sydney at the 5th annual Money Management & Super Review Women in Financial Services Awards.
10 October 2017
Thank you for the opportunity to present to the committee today.As the peak representative body for the profit-tomember industry,public sector and corporate funds,AIST is committed to the highest standard of governance in superannuation and to a culture of continuous improvement of governance practices.
09 October 2017
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has recommended that the Senate reject a push by the Government to mandate a governance model for superannuation funds, noting that no evidence has been presented that the current system is failing members or that the proposed model would improve member outcomes.
07 October 2017
OPINION | The trustee governance debate is heating up again in Canberra, with the Senate set to decide on legislation that could radically change the structure of profit-to-member super fund boards.
20 September 2017
The Insurance in Superannuation Working Group (ISWG) today released a draft Code of Practice to apply to superannuation funds that offer insurance.