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AFCA left toothless on Mayfair complaints

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... from a Ponzi scheme. ASIC could not comment on this issue as its action against Mayfair is ongoing. Consumer Action Law Centre chief executive Gerard Brody said AFCA could still hear some complaints about Mayfair, if investors were advised into Mayfair ...

Debt vulture crackdown welcome

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... repair firms held to the kind of regulatory and ethical standards financial advisers are held to. The Consumer Action Law Centre wants these debt assistance providers to have membership with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority to be compulsory ...

No one reads the PDS: ASIC

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 OCT 2019
... firms do not align with good consumer outcomes," the report said. It pointed to a case study from the Consumer Action Law Centre which found that payday loan providers were putting written warnings at the very bottom of their websites, obscuring those ...

FASEA welcomes new directors

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... appointments were flanked by the re-appointments of Integra Financial Services founder Deborah Kent and former Consumer Action Law Centre co-chief executive Carolyn Bond The Government confirmed all four directors have been appointed on three year te ...

Industry stakeholders welcome PC report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
... code as "having all the bite of a wet lettuce". Referencing an earlier assessment by the firm and the Consumer Action Law Centre in which the code was given a "D minus" grade, Shaw welcomed the PC's parallel view.

Social media singles out ASIC in Royal Commission coverage

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 16 APR 2018
... #bankingrc #banksrc https://t.co/4ADzg5F3OK - Susan Quinn (@susan_c_quinn) April 16, 2018 Likewise, Consumer Action Law Centre senior policy officer Susan Quinn noted how many SMSFs have received poor advice. Pretty unbelievable conduct being exposed ...

NAB appoints independent customer advocate

KERRIE SYDEE  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2016
... from Mercer, as well as a stakeholder advisory panel which includes: Gerard Brody - chief executive of Consumer Action Law Centre, Geoff Derrick - national assistant secretary at the Finance Sector Union, Sarah Saunders - chief advocate at national seniors ...

AusFIN calls for 'fairer outcomes'

ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 3 DEC 2010
... Unions (ACTU), consumer body CHOICE and the Industry Super Network (ISN). The network also counts the Consumer Action Law Centre, Finance Sector Union of Australia, Australian Financial Counselling and Credit Reform Association, Consumer Credit Legal ...

Account switching is too much trouble

... paperwork and paying exit fees were the things that deterred consumers from switching accounts. The Consumer Action Law Centre (CALC), in its submission, has criticised the ABA for not allowing for any redress if banks flout the guidelines. But in a ...
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