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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 ...

Super funds drop Russian assets

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
... positions 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 ...

FSC board adds Challenger chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
The Financial Services Council added the recently appointed chief executive of Challenger to its board. Nick Hamilton joins colleague Michelle Taylor, Challenger chief executive for people, corporate affairs and strategy, who was nominated to the board ...

IFM Investors adds former Schroders chief

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 1 FEB 2022
... NSW and 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). ...

CFS appoints John Brogden

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022
... director and chief executive of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, chief executive of the Financial Services Council and chief executive of Manchester Unity. He was leader of the opposition for the NSW Liberal Party from 2002 to 2005. Brogden ...

Proxy advice reforms force transparency, AFS licensing

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 DEC 2021
... advice that would support changes of 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 ...

Industry responds to heatmap findings

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... needs. 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 ...

FSC releases two new standards

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
The Financial Services Council released two new standards, one of which helps members abide by the newly mandated advice fee consent requirements. FSC members will need to comply with FSC Guidance Note No. 43 from 1 January 2022, which was constructed ...

FSC names acting chief executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
The Financial 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 ...

New appointments to FSC board

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 10 DEC 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has today announced the appointments of AMP Australian Wealth Management chief executive Scott Hartley, and Challenger chief executive, people, corporate affairs and strategy Michelle Taylor, as directors to the ...
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