Putting self-interested behaviour at the heart of policy is key as experts, independent and otherwise, gather evidence for the latest Treasurer to think about.
Financial services heads will have to be 'fit and proper' people and stay that way if they want to keep their Australian Financial Services Licenses under proposed new laws following recommendations of the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce Report.
Time's up for freewheeling mortgage brokers as Treasury circulates a bill just for them.
A national agency is needed to arrest the decline in personal finances, with new research showing one-third of Australians are dissatisfied with their personal finances and distrust in the system is rife.
The latest draft legislation for comprehensive credit reporting sets out the demands for major banks under a mandatory regime crafted over the years by tireless Treasury officials.
Bank boards will have more responsibility for banker pay under APRA's proposed new remuneration rules.
ASIC has mapped out a new market integrity regime for securities and futures market operators and participants, and a tight timetable for consultation and rollout.
ASIC wants internal financial industry complaints dealt with quickly, transparently and clearly.
They key to addressing the imbalance of power between banks and their customers is increasing civil legal assistance so more people can fight for their rights, according to the pre-election policy suggestions from the Law Council.
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