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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 ...

FSC board adds Challenger chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
... Reuters. He took on the top job at Challenger on January 1, replacing Richard Howes, who announced his retirement in early 2021. FSC chair David Bryant said Hamilton brings an immense wealth of knowledge in financial services and funds management to ...

FSCP panel members named

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 15 FEB 2022
Thirty-one part-time members of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) have been appointed by Treasury as the new disciplinary regime kicks off. The Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response - Better Advice) Act 2021 established ...

IFM Investors adds former Schroders chief

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 1 FEB 2022
... has held senior positions at Mercer and Towers Perrin. He has also served on the board of the Financial Services Council (FSC) and been an executive committee member and pension committee chair of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (IFA). I'm ...

ASIC unveils details of FSCP operations

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 DEC 2021
ASIC has released further information about the operations of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) and what financial advisers can expect next year. Set to commence on 1 January 2022, the FSCP under the Better Advice Bill will have the power ...

Proxy advice reforms force transparency, AFS licensing

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 DEC 2021
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced reforms to proxy advice which includes forcing superannuation funds to disclose detailed voting records. Super funds exercising voting rights on behalf of their members will need to be more transparent with their ...

Industry responds to heatmap findings

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... In response to 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 ...
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