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Investment teams 27% female: FSC

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 NOV 2022
Women make up about 27% of investment teams, according to the Financial Services Council (FSC). That's a key finding from a survey of 20 of the FSC's fund manager members; it's an increase of 2% on last year. FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said the ...

FSC adds to Life Insurance Code of Practice

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 25 OCT 2022
Several new consumer protections will be added to the Financial Services Council (FSC)'s Life Insurance Code of Practice, including the industry's first guidelines on family and domestic violence, as well as new protections in the genetics moratorium. ...

QAR could see 12% increase in insured Aussies

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 20 OCT 2022
According to research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC), the introduction of a scalable advice model for life insurance would see more than a million Australians have the life insurance cover they need. Research by NMG Consulting ...

Piecemeal super taxes won't fix budget deficit: FSC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 14 OCT 2022
Financial Services Council (FSC) research shows that proposed increases to super taxes will not deliver a sustainable Federal Budget position. The FSC engaged DeltaPearl Partners to perform economic modelling of six possible measures adjusting the current ...

CALI progressing well: Mu

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 27 SEP 2022
... recipient of the outcomes so CALI will be full time focused on that." Mu said CALI will also continue to work closely with the FSC. "We want to make sure we have a single voice solely focused on life insurance industry, on the big issues where we can ...

Burgeoning challenges of the advice industry: Padua

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2022
... time; it's taking way too long for us to produce advice documents," she remarked. According to Financial Services Council (FSC) survey data, the average Statement of Advice (SOA) takes around 20 hours to produce. But, broken down further, the average ...

CSLR legislation tabled, advice sector responds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 9 SEP 2022
... industry primarily compensates consumers rather than covering bureaucracy and administration. The Financial Services Council (FSC) also welcomed the introduction of legislation for a CSLR. FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said: "The government is right ...

ASIC highlights strategic priorities

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2022
ASIC has released its corporate plan, outlining strategic priorities and its course of action for the next four years, with a particular focus on the retirement sector. The regulator highlighted four strategic priorities. One of its primary focuses ...

Advisers receive guidance on rights under FSCP

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022
ASIC has released guidance regarding the function of the Financial Services and Credit Panel, outlining the actions it may take and the rights of financial advisers who are subject to a hearing or disciplinary measure. In December, ASIC outlined the ...

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 ...