The problem the Productivity Commission is trying to fix
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
Australia's superannuation sector in trying to digest the Productivity Commission's 700-page report need to keep in mind the massive structural problems the PC is trying to help fix.
Platform fee disclosures overlooked: ISA
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
Industry Super Australia welcomed ASIC's proposed fee transparency disclosure changes but pointed out that several areas fell short and failed to address ongoing issues.
Regulators in Productivity Commission firing line
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
ASIC and APRA both scored scathing assessments in the Productivity Commission's superannuation report.
Simpler fee disclosure on ASIC agenda
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JAN 2019
Under new proposed changes by the corporate regulator, consumers will be able to compare superannuation funds and investment products more easily.
ASIC to examine super fund and employer connections
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 8 JAN 2019
ASIC confirmed it will look further into the links between superannuation funds and employers in 2019.
ASIC and Westpac court battle sees mixed outcome
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 4 JAN 2019
A landmark Federal Court judgment has provided greater clarity between general and personal financial advice, ruling in favour of Westpac's position. Yet the bank still managed to breach the Corporations Act.
IOOF appoints independent reviewer
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 1 JAN 2019
APRA's licence conditions imposed on IOOF require the wealth manager to begin 2019 with the appointment of an independent reviewer who will report to the regulator quarterly.
APRA lifts interest-only restrictions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
Australia's banks can now move back into interest-only lending, and their peak industry body says competition will increase as a result.
Ten stories that defined the Royal Commission
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
Need a Royal Commission refresh? Here are the top stories you needed to know in 2018.
Former adviser charged over super theft
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
A former financial adviser was charged with 20 dishonesty offences after stealing clients' superannuation savings for his own use.
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