Gender pay gap should be government priority
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
In light of the upcoming New Sales Wales and Federal elections, it's time for all levels of governments to prioritise closing the gender pay and investment gaps.
Government launches TPB review
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2019
The Federal Government launched a review into the effectiveness of the Tax Practitioners Board.
KPMG brings remediation regtech to Australia
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2019
The big four consultancy is bringing an AI-driven regtech with the ability to assess remediation files to our shores.
Government consults on super legislation
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2019
A suite of amendments to Australia's superannuation legislation have been opened for consultation.
APRA sets sights on 2019 targets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
APRA has outlined its policy focus for the remainder of the year following the Royal Commission.
ASIC releases AFSL approval data
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
Of the 1728 new Australian Financial Services Licence applications ASIC considered last financial year, 758 were approved. Close to 200 AFSLs were cancelled in the same period.
New ASX governance principles target culture
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 FEB 2019
The ASX and its new corporate governance principles unveiled overnight are taking a leaf out of Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's final recommendations.
CFA Institute settles hiring dispute
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
The CFA Institute will pay a fine of US$321,000 after reaching a settlement with the US Department of Justice over the practice of hiring temporary overseas exam graders.
Labor responds to Royal Commission final report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
The Labor Party will look to ban the payment of grandfathered commissions by January 2020 if successful at the upcoming Federal election.
More consolidation to come: APRA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Of the 28 funds identified by APRA as candidates for merger in the last 12 months, at least 13 have moved to do so. And a further three could also be headed for the exit door, APRA chair Wayne Byres said.
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