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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
... 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."

Insurers to get new advocacy body

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
... 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 ...

FSC offers guidance on divesting Russia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has released guidance to assist super funds and fund managers in divesting Russian assets. Despite superannuation funds only having a small exposure to Russian investments in the context of the $3.5 trillion superannuation ...

FSC announces new chief executive

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022
... Blake Briggs has been appointed to the top job, following the completion of an executive search process. Briggs worked for the FSC for seven years before heading to Westpac in 2018. He returned to the industry body in 2020 as deputy chief executive and ...

Super funds drop Russian assets

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
... where possible and have reduced some positions over the last week where trading is possible." The Financial Services Council (FSC) said it will develop guidelines for super trustees and fund managers to implement all sanctions imposed on Russia, eliminate ...

ASIC consults on FSCP sittings

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAR 2022
ASIC is seeking feedback on how and when the Financial Services and Credit Panel should convene when addressing financial adviser misconduct. Under the newly released Consultation Paper 359 Update to RG 263 Financial Services and Credit Panel, the corporate ...