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New rules on the way for BNPL sector

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 NOV 2022
... now, pay later industry, releasing an options paper for consultation. According to minister for financial services Stephen Jones, the number of active BNPL accounts grew from five million to seven million last financial year. The bulk of these are held ...

Government eyes crackdown on super tax concessions

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 8 NOV 2022
... balance super funds will be reviewed by the government. Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones spoke at the Australian Financial Review Super & Wealth Summit, saying the taxation of superannuation is one of the most important ...

Jones progresses green finance standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 OCT 2022
Assistant treasurer Stephen Jones committed to working with the finance industry to establish national standards for a green taxonomy that will define sustainable finance in Australia. Jones stopped short of committing to legislating the forthcoming ...

Members stick with dud super funds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 21 OCT 2022
... passes." In September, Financial Standard reported that minister for financial services and assistant treasurer Stephen Jones was considering the application of the stapling process, including specific feedback as to how it's operating at the workplace ...

First Super: Merger pressure fizzles out

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2022
... that with a change of government, there is a change in focus. Further, he notes that financial services minister Stephen Jones has publicly said there is a place for diversity within the superannuation sector. Jones does not want the superannuation sector ...

The time for change is now: Jones

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2022
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has told the Association of Financial Advisers' THRIVE Conference that now is the time for change in the advice sector. Appearing via video link on the opening day of the conference ...

Consultation opens on crypto regulation bill

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2022
... behind on consumer protection and investment promotion. He added that Labor and minister for financial services Stephen Jones had failed Australian consumers by not already releasing a draft bill. Ensuing these perceived inadequacies, Bragg said: "As ...

Final Royal Commission reforms to be tabled, YFYS review begins

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 SEP 2022
... consultation on the review of the Your Future, Your Super regime has commenced, minister for financial services Stephen Jones confirmed in an address to the Conference of Major Super Funds this morning. Appearing via video, Jones said he will introduce ...

ASIC extends binary options ban

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 6 SEP 2022
... investors will continue." The extension follows approval by the assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones, following submission of ASIC's report and recommendation.

Super fund disclosure rules finalised

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 5 SEP 2022
... donations and payments to unions. Subsequently, Bragg lampooned assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones as the minister for industry super. "He may as well swear allegiance to the unions and super funds," he added. Now ...