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SMSFA adds to board

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... economic and legal context for financial planning and is a member of various working groups at the Financial Services Council," Hamilton added.

FSC launches DDO templates

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) and 60 of its members have worked together to launch two products ahead of the design and distribution obligations (DDO) regime. The FSC and members from life insurance, funds management and superannuation have collaborated ...

KPMG promotes two super experts

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
... Asgard, St George Bank, Commonwealth Bank and Macquarie. Storniolo also spent over four years at the Financial Services Council prior to joining KPMG, working in a senior policy management role covering financial advice and investment policy development. ...

Industry mixed on YFYS

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... - many more workers are in funds that will not be tested," ISA said in a statement. Meanwhile, the Financial Services Council (FSC) disagreed and said the reforms are a significant win for consumers, particularly regarding the stapling recommendation ...

Directors added to FSC board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
The Financial Services Council is welcoming two new additions to its board, appointing executives from Macquarie Group and Zurich Australia. Joining the board's nine other directors are Macquarie executive director, head of wealth management Sean West ...

Life Code Compliance Committee chair named

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
The Financial Services Council and AFCA have jointly appointed Jan McClelland as chair of the Life Code Compliance Committee (LCCC). McClelland has extensive board experience and is currently deputy chancellor at the University of New England, chair ...

YFYS incentive to reduce fees: Hume

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... that reduced fees in recent years, according to minister for 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 ...

Retirees freed from legacy products

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... key factor in consumers and their financial advisers in determining whether to take up the scheme," Financial Services Council chief executive Sally Loane said. Flexi-pension products offered by any provider and lifetime products offered by large APRA-regulated ...

$450 SG threshold axed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... current median gender gap in superannuation balances at retirement is 22%. Welcoming the announcement, Financial Services Council chief executive Sally Loane said: "This package of superannuation changes will allow Australians to save more for their ...

Commissions likely to stay: Hume

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... has acknowledged that commissions are an acceptable form of remuneration," Hume told yesterday's Financial Services Council Life Insurance Summit. "I recognise that a flat fee charged for advice can be a challenging business proposition." In the ...
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