Insolvency Insurance: Behind the promise – IPE.com

Insolvency insurance stands behind German and Swedish book-reserve pensions, but the concept has not really caught on elsewhere. Brendan Maton explores the world of unfunded and partially funded pension schemes with an external underpinning  At a glance Germanys direct promise pension system, traditionally financed by book reserves, now covers more than 8m workers. Swedens PRI Pensionsgaranti…

Culleton covets Senate return to dislodge One Nation replacement and brother-in-law Peter Georgiou – Esperance Express

Rod Culleton seeking an unlikely Senate return. FORMER One Nation Senator and WA farmer Rod Culleton is making fresh moves to try and reclaim his seat in federal parliament by lobbying former colleagues, at the expense of his replacement and brother-in-law Peter Georgiou. Mr Culleton has returned to farming at Kojonup in the southern WA…

InDebted raises close to $1 million in seed funding from Westpac-backed Reinventure to disrupt Australia’s … – SmartCompany.com.au

A Sydney-founded startup aiming to disrupt Australias multibillion-dollar debt collection industry has secured close to $1 million in a seed round led by Westpac-backed venture capital outfit Reinventure. Angel investors including Invoice2Go chief executive Greg Waldorf and Spotcap Australia managing director Lachlan Heussler also participated, as did investors Mike Zimmerman and Craig Carroll. InDebted, founded by…