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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 ...
Government merges advice reviews
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
... economy and women's economic security Jane Hume announced this morning. Speaking at the annual Financial Services Council Life Insurance Summit, Hume highlighted areas that overlap across the two reviews that prompted the move. Under Treasury's new ...
FSC proposes new advice model
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
... recommendations that will help reduce red tape and make financial advice more affordable, according to the Financial Services Council. The financial services' peak body has laid out its recommendations in a new green paper, Affordable and accessible ...
Include ESG in BFID: FSC
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) wants superannuation funds' ESG investments to be included in the proposed Best Financial Interests Duty. The government's BFID wants super trustees to make decisions that are in best "financial" interests of their ...
DDO to simplify general, personal advice
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
... and distribution obligations coming into effect later this year, according to a lawyer. Speaking at a Financial Services Council (FSC) event King & Wood Mallesons partner Nathan Hodge said the DDO imposes a lot more implications for product providers ...
Advice association chief steps down
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
... requirements, he said. "Similarly, he facilitated our collaboration with the Financial Planning Association, Financial Services Council and other industry stakeholders, via forums such as the AFA/FPA Joint Associations Life Insurance Task Force and Choice ...
Bennelong hires for new role
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... Craig Bingham. Haqqani was previously a senior policy manager, retirement income and investments at the Financial Services Council and spent four years at Challenger working on retirement income policy and boutiques and investments compliance. She has ...
FSC defends retail super funds
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
The Financial Services Council has hit back at claims made by Industry Super Australia that retail super funds rort members out of billions of dollars. ISA made the statement back in December last year when responding to the Morrison government's announcement ...
Continuous disclosure laws to stay
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 FEB 2021
... addressed, members who are currently in underperforming funds will be stapled to those funds," she said. A Financial Services Council analysis found stapling can save consumers up to $1.8 billion in fees in the first three years after implementation ...
HUB24 completes Paragem sale
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2021
... Australia. McDonald is also non-executive director of 8IP Emerging Companies and former chair of the Financial Services Council. "The Easton board will be strengthened with Tony's appointment and will benefit from his broad spread of skills and experience ...
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