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Aussies want control of nest eggs: FSC

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
... than women when it comes to managing their retirement money - 39% compared to 37% respectively. FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said there is significant risk for the government if it tries to convince Australians that politicians know best in determining ...

Too many Aussies eligible for wholesale products: FSC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
... products in capital markets, and the need to maintain consumer protections in financial advice," FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said.

Women still underrepresented in asset management roles: FSC

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 8 DEC 2023
... continues to work and report its progress toward achieving greater diversity in the sector," FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said. "Achieving greater diversity in investment management teams will take time, but the industry demonstrates its commitment ...

Product modernisation will strengthen retirement outcomes: FSC

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023
... options that could benefit from modernisation, impacting over 1.8 million customer accounts," FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said. "Allowing superannuation trustees and fund managers to move consumers to modern products would result in consumers having ...

Treasury unveils advice reforms draft legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
... implementing the recommendations of the Levy Review, in full," he said. Financial Services Council chief executive Blake Briggs said the first tranche of legislation is "modest" but contains an "important package of reforms that will start to simplify ...

Local fund managers lag global peers: FSC

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2023
... other international markets, including Singapore (at 78%), Ireland (at 90%) and Luxembourg (95%). FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said that a contributor to Australia's domestically focused sector is regulatory policy settings that have been inwardly ...

CALI takes on Life Code

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2023
... of contact for code-related matters for industry stakeholders, regulators, and policy makers. FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said he is proud of the work the FSC has undertaken to deliver the Life Code, and the positive impact it has had on life insurance ...

Government consults on superannuation objective laws

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 SEP 2023
... the government's consultation on a proposed definition and objective for the super system. FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said: "The FSC supports the government's commitment to legislate an objective for the superannuation system as a priority ...

IGR to spark fresh retirement income consultation

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2023
... to 60% by 2063. Industry bodies have welcomed the findings, with Financial Services Council (FSC) chief executive Blake Briggs saying the government is right to prioritise action. "The Retirement Income Covenant requires superannuation funds to formulate ...

Labor advances super performance test changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 JUN 2023
... financial adviser before acting on performance test notifications, the Financial Services Council chief executive Blake Briggs said. Briggs believes the government's pursuit of "rough justice for underperforming investment options" risks consumers ...
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