Royal Commission

Dismantling the regulator is not out of the question

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

In all of Kenneth Hayne’s comments throughout the royal commission hearings and in the interim report, his views on the regulator were the most emphatic, Matthew Smith writes.

Advice in the wake of Hayne

Friday, 26 October 2018
Kenneth Hayne jolted institutions into high-profile moves to ban some conflicted remuneration but there are more issues to address and there will be more announcements to come.

Licensees will be on the hook for best-interests lapses

Wednesday, 3 October 2018
The ability to prove rigorously that a product recommendation is in a client’s best interests does not currently sit within an adviser’s toolkit – that needs to change.

Banks will face crisp penalties not wet lettuce

Tuesday, 2 October 2018
The inquiry’s interim report suggests regulators will soon be tough enough to make big institutions think twice about wrongdoing, Andrew Main writes.

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