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Cormann ready to issue views on Senate FoFA report
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 JUN 2014
... legislation currently before Parliament." Cormann's move is the next step for the amended FoFA legislation after the Senate Committee issued yesterday the conclusions of its inquiry into the reforms to the financial advice law proposed by the government. ...
Senate report supportive of government FoFA reforms
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 JUN 2014
... Greens will be opposing it . "It is interesting to know that [independent Senator] Nick Xenophon, who is in the Senate Committee, is not opposing the report; or at least, there's nothing in the report that suggests that," Anderson said. The Committee ...
Senate Committee forced to delay tabling of ASIC report
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2014
A significant late communication from Commonwealth Bank has forced the Senate Economics Committee to delay the tabling of the report into the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) . The committee's chair Mark Bishop said on Twitter ...
FPA and AFA unite: stop commissions on general advice
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 MAY 2014
... advice from the ban on commissions was "an anomaly that could have been fixed." The proposed amendments that the Senate committee is debating limit the circumstances in which commissions in general advice can be received. However, the FPA asked that ...
Market wrap AM
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAR 2014
... Development of Australia (CEDA) lunch in Perth. In equities news, Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce appears at a Senate committee hearing into the airline's future while Rio Tinto is expected to publish its annual report. In Australia, the market on ...
FoFA changes go too far diluting conflicted rem: ISA
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2014
Industry Super Australia (ISA) has argued to a Senate committee that the proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) "go too far by diluting both the conflicted remuneration prohibition and the best interests duty." ISA deputy chief ...
John Hewson calls for overhaul of superannuation system
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2013
... like to see a review of the role of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in light of a Senate Committee inquiry into the regulator's performance in relation to Commonwealth Bank, NRMA Insurance and ING Direct. "The regulator has ...
First submissions to ASIC inquiry made public
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2013
... inquiry into the Australian Securities and Investments Commissions (ASIC) performance have been made public. The Senate Committee has received at least four submissions and has made two of them public since it was open for submissions on July 8. One ...
Market Wrap
AAP  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2013
... economy. Trade was heavy in banks after the Fed completed its stress tests and capital plan reviews, and as a Senate committee report blasted JPMorgan Chase for how it handled its massive "London Whale" losses last year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
Future Fund 'under-resourced' on climate risks
MARK STORY  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2012
Still smarting over a Senate Committee gruelling over its tobacco investments, the Future Fund - the largest fund in Australia - is being accused of insufficient transparency over climate-change risk mitigation within its portfolio. A FOI search two ...