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Super account advice fees a sticking point for advice bill: Senate inquiry

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
... Amendment (Delivering Better Financial Outcomes and Other Measures) Bill 2024, was introduced in the House of Representatives and read for a first time on March 27. The committee discussed 11 recommendations from the DBFO's predecessor, Michelle ...

US default risk: Are credit default swaps signalling trouble?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2023
... political partisanship. "Today's supercharged political partisanship - with Republicans controlling the House of Representatives and Democrats controlling the Senate and the White House - has only served to heighten market concerns that we might ...

Pay gap bill passes, effective next year

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAR 2023
... results and outlines their plans for action." Aware Super chief executive Deanne Stewart commended the House of Representatives on passing the bill into law. "The gender pay gap is a stubborn beast. We've been talking about it for decades, and still ...

Government housing measures progress

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2023
... deliver the single biggest investment in affordable and social housing in more than a decade passed the House of Representatives as well as two other bills pertaining to the National Housing Supply and Affordability Council and National Housing Finance ...

APRA flags concerns over fund sustainability

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2022
Appearing before the House of Representatives' Economics Committee, APRA's Margaret Cole said the regulator is concerned about some of the super funds that passed the performance test yet fail the regulator's own sustainability testing. ...

Regulators to face committee scrutiny

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2022
The ACCC, APRA and ASIC will front the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics tomorrow to discuss super fund underperformance, greenwashing and the rise of finfluencers. In what will be the committee's first public hearings into the ...

Super should help secure home loans: Inquiry

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
... Australia has recommended first home buyers be able to use their superannuation as collateral for a home. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue tabled its report following its inquiry into housing affordability and supply ...

Disclosure lacking in common ownership: Committee

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has recommended greater disclosure obligations for institutional investors and proxy advisors and for the ACCC to actively monitor common ownership in Australia - all the while sharing little ...

Taxpayer Bill of Rights recommended

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 OCT 2021
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has recommended that the Australian Tax Office develop a Bill of Rights for taxpayers. The committee made 19 recommendations in response to the Commissioner of Taxation's Annual ...

Australian corporate bond overhaul

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 OCT 2021
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has released a report aimed at overhauling Australia's corporate bond market. The report makes 12 recommendations to support the development of a more active corporate bond market in ...
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