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Equity Trustees non-executive director retires

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2022
... track record includes stints as the former managing director of Australian Ethical and director of the Financial Services Council, the Centre for Australian Ethical Research, the ANZ Staff Superannuation Fund and The Grain Growers Association. Having ...

Initial review of RIC strategies underway

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022
... retirement income strategies, with a view to publishing its findings later this year. In a speech to the Financial Services Council's Policy Briefing, APRA member Margaret Cole said the regulators will release details and observations later this year ...

FSC guidance looks to eliminate greenwashing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2022
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has released guidance setting industry expectations for net zero targets, the labelling of investment products and transparency of climate risk disclosures. On the guidance's creation, FSC chief executive Blake ...

FSC announces dual board appointment

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2022
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has appointed seasoned executives Renato Mota and Alison Telfer to its board. Collectively, the pair boast more than 40 years of experience in financial services. As chief executive of Insignia Financial, the FSC ...

FSC analyses super, advice developments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2022
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has examined the government's legislative agenda for super and given a policy update on the Quality of Advice Review. Firstly, following assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones' ...

Review of YFYS receives mixed response

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
... quickly and will review the test so that it works in the long-term interests of fund members." The Financial Services Council (FSC) was also laudatory of the government's decision to pause the extension of the YFYS performance test beyond MySuper ...

AMP wants life insurance caps raised, fees lowered

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2022
... such as the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), the Financial Services Council (FSC) and other licensees to find common ground and create a united voice."

Life Code update expands consumer protections

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
... surveillance. The updated Code follows consultation with industry, consumer groups and regulators, the Financial Services Council said. It is effective 1 July 2023, providing insurance with 12 months to make necessary changes to their processes to allow ...

Insurers to get new advocacy body

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
... it provides." To date, much of the advocacy done on insurers' behalf has been carried out by the Financial Services Council (FSC). CALI acknowledged the FSC's work, saying it has played a critical role in representing the sector and in the execution ...

Advice requirements confusing, complex: JAWG

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUN 2022
... Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, Financial Planning Association of Australia, Financial Services Council, SMSF Association and The Advisers Association among others. As a group, the Joint Associations Working Group represents more ...
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