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Senate to investigate life industry

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAR 2016
... adopting calls to examine the country's life insurance sector. With support from all sides of politics, Senator John Williams has amended the Scrutiny of Financial Advice inquiry's terms of reference to look at several aspects of the life insurance industry ...

ASIC grilled on whistleblower compensation

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2015
... Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). At the latest Senate Economics Committee hearing, Nationals' Senator John Williams asked: "I think our treatment of whistleblowers is disgraceful. I have seen the effects on a couple of whistleblowers I have ...

More calls for Royal Commission

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2015
Australian Senator John Williams has reiterated calls for a Royal Commission in to the financial planning industry. Williams told ABC he was not satisfied by IOOF's response last week when the company's managing director Christopher Kelaher was asked ...

Claims of wrongdoing have no basis: IOOF

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2015
... perhaps led to the alleged wrongdoings but Kelaher said any such culture is "alien" to the company. Nationals' Senator John Williams was provided an update of the current research team at IOOF which includes nine individuals, two of which are compliant ...

IOOF execs asked to face Senate

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2015
... executive Chris Kelaher and to the business' head of research Peter Hilton, a spokesperson for Nationals' Senator John Williams told Financial Standard. The hearing would fall under the Economics Committee Scrutiny of Financial Advice inquiry, which ...

The Fed is Greek too

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2015
... comments place Powell among five officials who see two increases this year, joining San Francisco Fed President John Williams, who told reporters on Friday that he forecast two moves on the basis of "good progress" on hiring. The median estimate of all ...

Sacked Macquarie advisers still in the industry

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
... on their exams: "There is no evidence that it existed at all," he said. Moore was reminded that Nationals Senator John Williams personally gave a copy of the file to Macquarie employees. Moore answered: "You gave us an answer sheet to questions from ...

Big end of town to face Senate over bad advice

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2015
... industry" the numerous financial advice scandals that have been unveiled over the last few months. Nationals Senator John Williams said he specifically wants to ask ANZ about the 8,500 clients of the bank's advice division who did not receive yearly ...

From the mouths of Feds

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2015
... different corners of the world at that. From the mouths of Feds: Monday, 23 March : San Francisco Fed president John Williams (in Sydney and Melbourne via video conference), "Things are looking better-in fact, they're looking downright good" therefore ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2015
... news on Tuesday, the ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence survey is due out. US Fed Reserve committee member John Williams is down to speak at an Australian Business Economists lunch in Sydney and Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Malcolm ...