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Life insurers fork out more for mental health
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... reflects the importance of our community in supporting these individuals in a return to health and work," Cummings said. FSC chief executive Sally Loane said the data project is designed to help steer the local life insurance industry towards a sustainable ...
Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... Investment Association of Australia were more likely than non-members to disclose, members of the Financial Services Council (FSC) were actually less likely to disclose their voting than non-members. Only two out of 10 FSC members disclosed a complete ...
FSC calls for SMSF access to infrastructure
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The FSC has proposed a plan to democratise investment in domestic infrastructure development, making these projects accessible to every Australian with money in superannuation. The FSC said the proposed Australian Superannuation and Infrastructure Investment ...
FASEA extension en route
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... listed investment companies and trusts. This reform will help promote quality financial advice.' https://t.co/tDMBOqML0J - FSC (@FinServCouncil) May 21, 2020 The Listed Investment Companies and Trusts Association seemed less enthusiastic, and noted ...
Super advocate takes FSC to task over TPD tests
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... again. For this reason, the TPD definition used to assess a claim is based on the person's recent working arrangements," FSC chief executive Sally Loane said. "Typically, this depends on the number of hours the person was working and whether they ...
Super funds need to act like banks: PM
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020
... important role in the economic recovery effort post the COVID emergency through their investment capacity." However, the FSC added superannuation funds have legal obligations to invest with regard to the sole purpose test, which requires funds to be ...
FSC appoints deputy chief executive
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has appointed a former Westpac head as its deputy chief executive. Blake Briggs nabbed the role after spending two years as Westpac's head of government affairs, and will rejoin the FSC in May. Briggs previously ...
No exclusions for frontline workers
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... cover due to COVID-19. The Financial Services Council said the commitment comes on behalf of participating life insurance FSC member companies. "Frontline healthcare workers are a group who could be exposed to contracting COVID-19 and to this end, participating ...
Australia to lean on super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
... which also includes another reduction to social security deeming rates to reflect the 25bps cut of the RBA last week - with FSC chief executive Sally Loane commenting the council was committed to working with all stakeholders to understand the potential ...
Life insurers are doing their best: FSC
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... code from law firm Maurice Blackburn. "The report is silent on the positive changes made by the life insurance sector," the FSC said in a statement. It noted that the LCCC's criticisms in the report relate only to the timing of decisions, not the outcomes. ...
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