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‘Vigilant’ APRA watching excessive risk-taking

APRA has issued a warning to financial organisations that are gradually ramping up risk to compensate for below-average profits. ...

by Tim Stewart

  • Don't touch default super: AIST

    The current default superannuation arrangements are working perfectly well and should not be altered, argues industry fund lobby group the ...

    by Killian Plastow
  • Whistleblower policy 'gaps' exposed: report

    More than one quarter of Australian businesses have no system in place to record and track wrongdoing concerns raised by whistleblowers, a n...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Government to close client monies loophole

    The Coalition will proceed with reforms that will prevent providers of over-the-counter derivatives from using client monies in other parts ...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Treasury consults on 'user-pays' ASIC model

    Treasury has released two consultation papers on its proposal to move ASIC to a 'user-pays' funding model, which is set to commence in the s...

    by Killian Plastow
  • APRA updates RSE governance standards

    The prudential regulator has announced a number of changes to two of its standards and practice guides to support better governance practice...

    by Killian Plastow
  • RBA holds November cash rate steady

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has elected to keep the cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent at today’s November board meeting. ...

    by Reporter
  • ASIC increases surveillance efforts

    The corporate regulator completed 1441 surveillance projects in 2015-2016, leading to 22 criminal convictions and 13 people jailed. ...

    by Tim Stewart
  • 'Independence' claims under ASIC scrutiny

    ASIC has indicated it will consider prohibiting financial planning firms from calling themselves ‘independently-owned’ unless they me...

    by Linda Santacruz
  • Banks must confess ‘sins of the past’: APRA

    Australia’s bank bosses have accepted the need to admit past wrongdoings, says APRA – and more scandals are likely to "come to the surfa...

    by Tim Stewart

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