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OPINION: Why ditching the monarchy makes sense in the Asian century
ANDREW BRAGG, DIRECTOR OF POLICY AT THE FINANCIAL SERVICES COUNCIL  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2015
... increase the durability of our economic standing. The republic debate is therefore worthy of business' involvement. Andrew Bragg is director of policy at the Financial Services Council. Follow him on Twitter @ajamesbragg.
China FTA gives Australia "first mover advantage"
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2015
... Committee on Treaties on behalf of the funds management sector, Financial Services Council (FSC) director of policy Andrew Bragg said: "ChAFTA builds the architecture we need to compete in the Asian century. It gives us a first mover advantage." The ...
GST increase would deliver $42 billion: FSC
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2015
... by 2020; lower personal income taxes; abolition of state stamp duties; and a higher GST. FSC director of policy, Andrew Bragg, said Australia's heavy reliance on company and personal taxation must come to an end. "Including compensation for low income ...
Industry meets behind closed doors to fix advice
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2015
... that led to the implementation of a financial adviser register. Financial Services Council (FSC) director of policy Andrew Bragg said that the organisation feels "very optimistic that this will resolve in reform." "It's the best process that we've seen ...
Industry welcomes grandfathering deal
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 NOV 2014
... Shadow Minister in moving so quickly given the circumstances." The Financial Services Council (FSC) director of policy Andrew Bragg said that "this is good news for small businesses as they will not be subject to unfair, retrospective losses." He added ...
Industry seizes China FTA opportunities
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 18 NOV 2014
... the exporting of Australian financial services one of its top priorities, also welcomed the FTA. Director of policy Andrew Bragg said: "The agreement builds the architecture Australia needs to export financial services in the Asian century. Combined ...
Retail MySuper transition too slow: ISA
STAFF WRITER  |  TUESDAY, 11 NOV 2014
... as nominated defaults funds. "The superannuation market is sorely lacking in competition," FSC director of policy Andrew Bragg said yesterday in a statement. "It is untenable for union officials and employer organisations to use their positions as directors ...
FSC-ISA battle recommences over MySuper data
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 3 OCT 2014
... net returns of 3.4% compared to industry funds at 3.18% since the commencement of MySuper. FSC director of policy Andrew Bragg said the APRA figures will allow consumers to make "apple with apple" comparisons. If the retail sector continues to outperform ...
FPA rejects FSC adviser regulation plans
ALICE URIBE, LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 SEP 2014
... attention quite clearly, but they're not the target of our criticism," he said. FSC director of policy and global markets Andrew Bragg said that ASIC had not responded to the proposed changes.
Portfolio disclosure a 'data dump' on consumers
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 7 AUG 2014
... disclosure? Will the cost of this be footed by the trustee or will it be passed on to the consumer?" But the FSC's Andrew Bragg advocated the opposite view. "Sunshine is the best form of disinfectant," he said, arguing that transparency came before affordability ...
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