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ACCC flags dangers of ERS

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 AUG 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has told Financial Standard that the nature of superannuation scams is shifting, having seen a 55% increase in cases of identity theft. The ACCC's national scam awareness week this year is focussed ...

Super scammers pose as authorities

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... attempt to rip-off unsuspecting superannuation members. By midday Thursday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission had received 19 Scamwatch reports from concerned members of the public who had been contacted by people purporting to be from ...

ACCC to probe rate cut decisions

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been directed by the government to immediately establish an inquiry into the behaviour of Australia's banks when it comes to passing on interest rate cuts. Announcing the inquiry on this ...

Treasurer moves on broker remuneration

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... both upfront and trail commissions will be reviewed in three years' time by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. All interested parties are sable to make submissions as part of the consultation on the draft legislation which is available ...

Open Banking gets another shot in parliament

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
... needs. "Progress to the February launch is well advanced," Frydenberg said. "The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will issue the 'lock-down' version of the Rules governing the system by the end of August; and the interim ...

Australians lose record amount to scams

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
... Australians in total lost almost half a billion dollars to scams in 2018. However, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said the figure should be taken with a grain of salt as many people who fall victim to scams choose not to report. Losses ...

FASEA welcomes new directors

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... Service (FOS). Previously, Freeman spent more than a year as a director of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and was the director of policy and campaigns at the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN). Lakomy is currently ...

ASIC enforcement must get tough: Commissioner

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2019
... The Commissioner has already ruled out handing over a part of ASIC's remit to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). He stopped just short of recommending a civil enforcement agency for misconduct evidence gathered in ASIC investigations. ...

Former ACCC chair will lead APRA capability review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
The Federal Government has appointed a former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman to lead a capability review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. Responding to the Royal Commission's final report into Misconduct ...

Super funds defend $5bn infrastructure investment

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2018
... that a 2013 purchase of two New South Wales ports breached competition law. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against NSW Ports, alleging the consortium made purchase agreements with ...