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Local and global perspectives on the topic of internalising funds management were shared by a line-up of expert panellists at The Summit 2019.

Leaders in retail superannuation discussed the role of choice in superannuation and how the sector will continue to meet the needs of members in the final session of the FSC Summit 2019.

A deep-dive discussion on conflicts of interest and financial outcomes in the best interests' duty arena.

Corporate regulator ASIC is targeting underperforming superannuation funds as part of its new corporate plan, saying it was “putting trustees on notice”.

The biggest issue facing Australia’s superannuation industry is chronic underperformance, according to IFM Investors and Industry Super Australia Chair, the Hon Greg Combet AM.

The Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services, Stephen Jones MP, used his presentation at the FSC Summit to focus attention on Australia’s $2.8 trillion superannuation industry and its emerging challenges.

Insights from the ‘Financial services in the Morrison Government – what are the implications?’ session at The Summit 2019.

Insurance industry commentator and former regulator John Trowbridge has called for the retention of sales commissions for life insurance products, saying that the alternative fee for service model does not work in the industry.

There's a need to change the conversation away from reform and instead talk about evolution.

The US/China trade dispute is seen as the biggest threat to Australia’s landscape over the next ten years and is more concerning than the impact of global warming and the policies of central banks.

Senator the Hon Jane Hume has provided some clarity about the Morrison Government’s approach to what she describes as “the most comprehensive financial services law reforms since the 1990s.”

The Hon Julie Bishop has urged the financial services industry to adopt unconditional leadership practices as it continues to respond to the fallout of the Banking Royal Commission.