Jennifer Lang

Risk transfer

The Economist (subscription only) had an article in its recent survey of banks on the new and increasingly tight regulation of banks world wide. “Medieval engineers built many daunting castles with thick walls and redoubts that made them seem impregnable to the armies of the day. But sooner or later they were destroyed or simply…

Fee rate illustrations

Superannuation choice is leading to a new round of interest in fee disclosure for superannuation (and other managed fund products). The latest argument is (as usual) between industry funds and the retail funds. The industry funds have put together a piece of advertising showing the impact of the current difference in annual fee on a…