Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - June, 2014
A parliamentary inquiry has prompted loud calls for a royal commission into banks and financial planning, but the Finance Minister says it is being covered already.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is looking to reauthorise an agreement allowing a network of ATM providers to not charge each other’s cardholders a fee for transactions.
A confidential Trade in Services Agreement document has been published by WikiLeaks, showing that Australia, the United States, the European Union and 20 other large and small countries have been discussing unprecedented mutual access to each other’s financial service sectors.
There are accusations of extreme political pandering being thrown at the Federal Government, after it was revealed that it has so far funded projects in LNP electorates at a rate about three times higher than others.