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Westpac reaches $1.3bn AUSTRAC deal
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... meet their compliance and reporting obligations to ensure this doesn't happen again in the future," she said. Alan Kirkland, chief executive of CHOICE said the settlement clearly demonstrates that personal executive accountability is still missing ...
Advice too expensive, hard to access: FPA
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... capability and understanding is critical not just to them individually but to the nation." But CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland said it is vital that this advice be customer-centric to meet the needs of the Australian population. "It's about really ...
Superannuation Consumer Advocate proposal needs work
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
... night to establish the Superannuation Consumer Advocate (SCA) , but highlighted shortcomings. CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland said: "We will be calling for long-term and sufficient funding for a powerful advocacy body in the sector that is free ...
ASFA, ISA, FSC weigh in on the final report
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... superannuation, but member advocates say the findings are wake up call to fix a broken system. CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland said the final report is a call for all political parties to fix an "outdated" system. The fact that up to $3.9 billion ...
ASIC moves on Dollarmites
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... target primary kids at school, turning them into long-term customers of a bad-value bank," CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland said. "CHOICE has found that 35% of Australian adults still have their first bank account and this brand attachment often ...
Ban Dollarmites: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
... even offers payments to primary schools to administer the program amount to commissions. CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland said the Dollarmites program is no more than a marketing campaign aimed at Australian children. "The Dollarmites program uses ...
CBA fires up over Dollarmites criticism
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2018
... primary schools by the bank to administer the program amount to commissions. According to CHOICE chief executive Alan Kirkland, the Dollarmites program is no more than a marketing campaign aimed at Australian children. "The Dollarmites program uses slick ...
Super engagement strategies still misfiring
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2016
... focused on young people, new mothers taking time out of the paid workforce and pre-retirees. Choice chief executive, Alan Kirkland, said: "The key findings of the research are that people don't know what they don't know. Many didn't realise they can ...
Retirement income opportunities begin early
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2016
Choice chief executive Alan Kirkland believes bi-partisan government support is needed for a superannuation objective that makes the retirement income message clear. Kirkland says too often debates occur around super's purpose and whether people's retirement ...
Terms of reference released for complaints system review
KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
... complaints framework. The independent expert panel consisting of Professor Ian Ramsay (chair), Julie Abramson and Alan Kirkland and will examine the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal, and the Credit and Investments ...
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