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Social media reacts to final Royal Commission hearings
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
... #BankingRoyalCommision #bankingRC #BanksRC #ABC730 . The Royal Commission ended as expected quietly. Achieved nothing for victims, and I understand, victims are extremely unhappy. With the Debt colectiors back in full action, many families will face ...
New terms for early super access receives mixed reaction
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
Victims of domestic violence will be able to access their superannuation thanks to new measures introduced by the Federal Government. Overall the package has been met with mixed reactions. Victims of domestic and family violence will be able to withdraw ...
Government allows domestic violence victims early super access
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 20 NOV 2018
Domestic violence victims will get early access to their superannuation. Delivering the Women's Economic Security Statement at the National Press Club today, Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations and Minister for Women, Kelly O'Dwyer announced ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission, sheds light on victims of misconduct
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... submitted a response to Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's interim report, documenting feedback to the Royal Commission through victims of bank misconduct, including claims banks go out of their way to avoid compensation settlements. In its submission ...
Labor proposes RC implementation task force
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
... said. "There is a strong case to consider extending the banking Royal Commission in order to hear from more people, more victims in more parts of Australia." Labor called for the Royal Commission in April, 2016 and Prime Minister Scott Morrison voted ...
Financial abuse: A hidden epidemic
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2018
... support initiatives, including training branch staff and financial counsellors in identifying and supporting potential victims. While speaking at a forum hosted by Financial Standard and Challenger earlier this year, KJB Law senior solicitor Kerstin ...
Government consults on super access for victims of crime
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
The Federal Government released draft proposals for improving compensation for victims of crime, including the ability to claw-back irregular superannuation contributions made by criminals. To ensure superannuation accounts cannot be used as a safe ...
More victims of financial crime in APAC: Reuters
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
The latest financial crime research from Thomson Reuters found companies in Asia Pacific experienced financial crime above the global level. The survey found that globally 47% of companies had fallen victim to financial crime, however regionally, APAC ...
VOFF asks Medcraft to "face the music"
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2018
Victims of Financial Fraud (VOFF) are calling on former ASIC chair Greg Medcraft and deputy chair Peter Kell to answer for alleged mishandling of financial services regulation. VOFF wants Medcraft and Kell to be recalled to the Royal Commission so they ...
Federal government responds to white collar crime Senate inquiry
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2018
... Allowing disgorgement of profits in civil penalties, the government agreed that courts should give priority to compensating victims over collecting penalties. It has also agreed to expand ASIC's banning powers, allowing it to ban a person "not adequately ...
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