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ASIC chair Joe Longo has told a Senate select committee that it has been running two pilot AI programs, including one to read public submissions....

Policy & Regulation

Consumers can expect improved justice and recourse should they be victims of wrongdoing by the financial services industry as the result of a Senate Committee report hand...

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Financial planning

Industry Super Australia has objected to exempting personal financial advice from product design and distribution obligations, arguing planners need to be held responsibl...

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Policy & Regulation

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has declared that just because behaviour is lawful does not make it an excuse where consumer detriment is concerned....

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Financial planning

Financial advisers have named their top three challenges and it’s no surprise education reforms are in the top spot. ...

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Policy & Regulation

The Law Council of Australia has urged the Government that it needs to amend proposed new financial product design and distribution laws to exclude intervention in produc...

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Financial planning

Industry Super Australia has accused the Government of caving into the retail banks and the wealth management sector in allowing ‘carve-outs’ from the design and distribu...

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Financial planning

The Financial Planning Association has suggested risk rating financial products to better target consumer protections....

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Financial planning

National Australia Bank has signalled its support for the legal enforceability of the Life Insurance Code of Practice once all the industry parties, including superannuat...

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