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Treasurer moves on broker remuneration
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the government will introduce a best interests duty for mortgage brokers and seek to reform broker remuneration. It is the next step in the government's response to the Royal Commission, releasing draft legislation ...
Chief economist update: What price Australian budget surplus?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... Australian government remains hell-bent on achieving that promised "Budget surplus". The current sitting Treasurer Josh Frydenberg looks set to deliver on the "promise" that has eluded four Federal Treasurers - Wayne Swan, Chris Bowen, Joe Hockey, and ...
Board addition strengthens strategic relationship
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
... Financial Sectors (Shareholding) Act 1998 , according to an August 14 notice signed by the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
ASIC to review end of grandfathering
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 AUG 2019
... July, the government introduced legislation to ban grandfathered commissions for financial advisers. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology Jane Hume released a joint statement ...
Frydenberg flags new advice disciplinary system
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... Kenneth Hayne in his landmark report into misconduct in Australia's financial services system, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the government was determined to restore trust in the financial system. To that end, the government plans to hold sections ...
Japanese insurer gets Treasury tick to up Challenger stake
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... the Financial Sectors (Shareholding) Act 1998, according to an August 14 notice signed by the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. In its annual results announced August 13, Challenger said an MS&AD representative is expected to join the Challenger board ...
More scrutiny for super fund, insurance firm chiefs
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
... Commission. Financial services associations will also be called upon to appear before the standing committee. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said including other financial services entities will complement the broader inquiry into the four major banks, which ...
Unfair contract terms extended to insurance
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
The Federal Government is extending the unfair contract term regime to insurance contracts. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said proposed amendments to the Unfair Terms in Insurance Contracts Bill 2019 announced this week is the result of the Coalition taking ...
AFA, FPA slam haste in ending grandfathered commissions
KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
... Financial Advisers (AFA) have both criticised the time frame given to phase out grandfathered commissions. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced earlier this week legislation would be introduced to ban the payment of grandfathered commissions this month ...
Jane Hume to address AFA Conference
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
... members from retiring with more money, as recommended by the Productivity Commission. This week, Hume and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the government will introduce legislation this week to end the payment of grandfathered commissions to financial ...
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