ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2017   12:50PM
ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac have taken to the ASX to criticise the Government's new bank levy, with some saying it will hit customers hardest.
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Big banks pay $60m in advice refunds
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 22 MAY 2017   12:17PM
AMP, ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac have to-date repaid $60 million out of an estimated $204 million for charging clients for financial advice that was not provided.
Macquarie to pay $2m following ASIC probe
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 22 MAY 2017   11:45AM
ASIC accepted an enforceable undertaking from Macquarie, which includes a community benefit payment of $2 million, following the regulator's investigation into the bank's wholesale foreign exchange business.
Senior executives sworn to secrecy over bank levy
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2017   12:01PM
The five major banks are banned from consulting with their boards, customers or shareholders prior to the implementation of legislation around the new bank levy.
Senior ATO official tangled in $165m fraud scandal
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2017   11:56AM
One of the Australian Taxation Office's most senior and long-serving officials is expected to be charged in relation to an Australian Federal Police investigation into an alleged $165 million tax evasion syndicate.
Barclays refunds US$97m for overcharging clients
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017   12:54PM
Banking and financial services giant Barclays Capital has agreed to refund US$97 million to clients for misrepresenting services and overcharging advisory and mutual fund fees.
SIV Asset Management slams bill claim
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017   12:22PM
SIV Asset Management is currently investigating legal options with regards to a $324,000 bill received from a former subsidiary.
ASIC bans former Avestra directors
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017   12:20PM
Former directors of Avestra Asset Management have been banned from providing financial services for 10 years.
Treasury responds to ABA derision over bank levy
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017   11:43AM
Secretary to the Treasury has shot down claims from the Australian Bankers' Association that the proposed bank levy disregards Government best practice guidelines.
Banks hoping to stall new tax
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2017   12:33PM
Two of the big four banks have called for the Government to hold off on implementing the proposed levy announced in last week's Federal Budget.
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