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Media release archive 2009 - Financial Services

View the Australian Financial Services media release archives for 2009 below. Releases are listed in reverse date order.

Australia’s mortgage industry positions for growth in spite of a constrained lending market 15 December 2009 The annual Deloitte Australian Mortgage Report: 2010 positioning for opportunity reveals that mortgage lending has systemically changed in Australia.
2009 Future Leaders award – ASIC’s Julia Feher judged winner 30 October 2009 Deloitte and IFSA today announced the winner and finalists of the fourth annual IFSA/Deloitte Future Leaders award. The winner, Julia Feher, is employed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Receivers appointed to KM Group including Bridgeport Financial Services 26 October 2009 Deloitte partners David Lombe and Simon Cathro were appointed as Receivers and Managers of the KM Group on Friday 2 October.
Australia’s reverse mortgage market delivers continued growth to reach $2.6b at 30 June 2009 13 October 2009 Deloitte released its seventh comprehensive study of the Australian reverse mortgage sector today. The study was commissioned by the SEQUAL, the peak industry body which governs reverse mortgage providers and provides consumer safeguards.
Australia compares well in global super fee study 29 September 2009 A study undertaken by Deloitte Actuaries and Consultants on behalf of Australia’s IFSA, found that the fees charged by Australia’s largest superannuation funds compare well against the more competitive funds in the world.
Australian banking icon, women and Deloitte ‘sweet spot’ for the nation’s business potential 3 September 2009 Deloitte identified women as the market’s greatest untapped source of competitive advantage and ideas some years ago.
Deloitte global risk survey who does your CRO report to? 13 August 2009 More Chief Risk Officers (CROs) are reporting to higher levels in their organisations than was true in the past, according to a Deloitte survey of more than 100 financial institutions around the world, with aggregate assets of more than US$19 trillion.
2009 Peter Corrigan International Exchange Award winners announced 3 August 2009 The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (the Institute) and professional services firm Deloitte today announced the winners of the Peter Corrigan International Exchange Awards for 2009.
Minister appoints Deloitte partner Noelle Kelleher to Financial Reporting Council 8 June 2009 Deloitte Tax Services superannuation partner Noelle Kelleher was one of four new appointees by Senator Nick Sherry, Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Super fund size matters Deloitte actuarial research 3 June 2009 Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants superannuation partner Wayne Walker confirmed the widely held view that larger superannuation funds have a definite cost advantage over smaller funds.
Australia’s mortgage industry showing the resilience needed to adapt to the volatile times 2 June 2009 The annual Deloitte Australian Mortgage Report – Adapting in volatile times reveals that total outstanding mortgage lending across Australia continues to grow at around 10% p.a. to September 2008 this year despite the volatile economic conditions.
Australia’s reverse mortgage market reaches $2.5 billion 27 May 2009 Deloitte Actuaries and Consultants released its sixth comprehensive study of the Australian reverse mortgage sector today. The study was commissioned by the Senior Australians Equity Release Association of Lenders (SEQUAL).
Welcome relief for pension funds 14 May 2009 The Budget has extended the concession made available to account based superannuation pension recipients for another year.
Investors welcome managed investment fund announcements 12 May 2009 The Government has responded to industry pressure articulated through the Board of Taxation review and announced that managed investment trusts can elect to hold shares, units and real property and achieve the same Capital Gains Tax (CGT) treatment as individual investors.
Gen X and Y warned to get their super act together 12 May 2009 “The level of deductible contributions will have been slashed by more than 75% in less than three years,” said Deloitte Superannuation Partner, John Randall.
Another blow to self-funding retirees 12 May 2009 "In less than three years the level of deductible contributions for those nearing retirement have been slashed by more than 50%,” said Deloitte Superannuation Partner, John Randall.
Applications invited for 2009 Peter Corrigan International Exchange Award 4 May 2009 The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and professional services firm Deloitte have opened applications for the Peter Corrigan International Exchange Award for 2009.
The dynamics of a $7 trillion superannuation system 29 March 2009 Using a comprehensive demographic and financial analytic tool to model the future progress of the Australian superannuation industry, professional services firm Deloitte has calculated the next 20 years of the market for superannuation assets.
2009 Future Leaders awards: Young Leaders focus on industry hot issues 4 March 2009 IFSA, in partnership with Deloitte, has today called for submissions for the fourth annual Future Leaders award. The program seeks to identify the most creative and strategic thinking young professionals in the financial services industry.
Insurance industry profitability unchanged in 2008 20 January 2009 The J.P. Morgan Deloitte 2008 General Insurance Industry Survey released today highlighted that profitability in the industry remained unchanged from 2007 with an overall combined ratio of 94%.

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