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FSC guidance looks to eliminate greenwashing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2022
... investment products and transparency of climate risk disclosures. On the guidance's creation, FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said: "The Australian funds management industry takes the challenge of climate change seriously, along with its role in ...

FSC analyses super, advice developments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2022
... iterative process involving a large degree of consultation with superannuation funds." Super aside, FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said the peak body had also been focused on the ongoing Quality of Advice Review. In a statement, the FSC statement said ...

Insurers to get new advocacy body

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
... executive and staff and expects to be fully operational by Q4 this year. Commenting further, FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said: "The FSC welcomes the formation of a sector specific association that will collaborate with the FSC and compliment the ...

FSC offers guidance on divesting Russia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
... "Divestment of Russian assets complements a range of Russian sanctions imposed by the Government," FSC chief executive Blake Briggs said. "The guidance supports superannuation trustees implement sanctions, cease new investments, and divest from Russian ...

FSC announces new chief executive

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022
Acting chief executive 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 ...

Proxy advice reforms force transparency, AFS licensing

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 DEC 2021
... this type," she said. Conversely, the changes were welcomed by the Financial Services Council acting chief executive Blake Briggs, who said the reforms align with existing industry best practice and the FSC's standards. "Superannuation funds manage ...

Industry responds to heatmap findings

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... the latest installment of the heatmaps initiative, acting chief executive of the Financial Services Council (FSC) Blake Briggs said that the analysis is an important wake-up call for consumers that not all MySuper products and investment options perform ...

FSC names acting chief executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
... Services Council appointed an acting chief executive as it looks to replace Sally Loane, who steps down on December 23. Blake Briggs, currently the deputy chief executive of the FSC, will take the top job in the interim. Briggs joined as deputy chief ...

Sally Loane resigns as FSC chief

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... current FSC chair David Bryant, former chairs Geoff Lloyd and Greg Cooper, the FSC board and deputy chief executive Blake Briggs. "Sally strengthened the FSC's contributions in a range of important policy areas - for our industry and the consumers we ...

YFYS incentive to reduce fees: Hume

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... superannuation Jane Hume. Speaking at the Financial Services Council (FSC) post-budget briefing, FSC deputy chief executive Blake Briggs questioned whether the addition of administration fees would disincentivise funds to cut fees in the future. "In ...
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