It's time to bail from UniSuper

Where are the superannuation regulators when investors really need them, as the UniSuper defined benefit fund difficulties continue? Recoveries in world equity markets have improved the fund's overall situation and reduced the deficit if the fund were liquidated today.

This situation has allowed trustees to delay a decision on whether benefits need to be reduced on an equitable basis under Clause 34 of the Trust Deed. But it does not remove the uncertainty about whether all members will receive all the benefits promised to them when they leave.

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Daryl Dixon

Executive Chairman

Daryl Dixon is one of Australia’s foremost investment experts and a well known writer and consultant. He has provided trusted advice to thousands of personal clients over more than 25 years and is an acknowledged expert in the areas of tax, superannuation (including public sector superannuation), social security and investments.

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