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NAB to face Senate grilling over advice scandal

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2015
... what's going on and what they are prepared to say about the most recent scandal," Dastyari said. Nationals' Senator John Williams, who recently filed a formal request with Treasury to set up the Royal Commission, noted that the Economics Committee has ...

Nationals pressure Treasury for RC into white collar crime

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 23 FEB 2015
Nationals' Senator John Williams has given Treasury the suggested terms of reference for a Royal Commission into white collar crime. Williams confirmed to Financial Standard that he gave the documents to Treasurer Joe Hockey's chief of staff two weeks ...

Industry needs unified solution to insurance "failure": ASIC

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 OCT 2014
... of cheating and irregularities in exams," ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft said. Medcraft refused Nationals' Senator John Williams statement that ASIC would have lost the so-called 'Penske File', which contained the responses to the exams and which was allegedly ...

The good oil

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 OCT 2014
... enough, there's still the un-taper and re-reflate, I mused about on this space yesterday. San Francisco Fed pres John Williams' singing the same song I sang, humming to Reuters that, "If we really get a sustained, disinflationary forecast... then I think ...

Coalition Senators head-to-head over FoFA

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 SEP 2014
The government's reforms to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) could be disallowed by Nationals' Senator John Williams after he staged a parliamentary confrontation against Finance Minister and Liberal Senator Mathias Cormann. The Senate Standing ...

Wake-up call for watchdog after inquiry

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 22 APR 2014
... will be broad. "The inquiry will help shake up ASIC," Greens' senator Peter Whish-Wilson said. Nationals' Senator John Williams said that ASIC should be able to "put a stop order on a financial planner or a liquidator when evidence of misconduct is presented ...

ASIC to scrutinise The New Daily

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2013
Confusion about the funding model of The New Daily has shown no sign of abating, after Nationals Senator John Williams requested the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) scrutinise The New Daily on the grounds that it is a bad investment. ...

CBA could face legal action over Operation Lantern

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2013
... have been photographed with Fraser while hosting a Coalition campaign event that also attended Nationals' senator John Williams and a number of Coalition members, including former opposition leader, Kerry Chikarovski. Levitt claimed that photographic ...

Senate to question ASIC over alleged RBA corruption

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2013
... on the alleged corruption within subsidiary companies of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Nationals' senator John Williams, who called for a Senate inquiry into the regulator, told Financial Standard that "there is no doubt that there will be questions ...

ASIC, "twin peaks" model faces review

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2013
... around the effectiveness of the current regulatory model for the financial services industry. Nationals Senator John Williams called for a Senate inquiry into the regulator, which received bipartisan support. At the same time, Treasurer Joe Hockey is ...