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The future of financial services: collaborating for economic stability webinar
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Webinar: The future of financial services Discussion and Q&A with Anna Bligh AC, CEO of the Australian Banking Association, for a targeted look at the banking sector's priorities in a post-COVID world. ...

What this means for governance and directors’ duties
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Looking forward: 2020 and beyond As we look forward at what's to come, the Royal Commission's lessons on governance and director duties continue to resonate in Australian boardrooms across a range of industries. Here are a few key points: ...

What this means for risk, compliance & personal accountability
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The BEAR It comes as no surprise that one of the key ways in which the Final Report recommends the need for greater personal accountability be addressed is by the expansion of the BEAR. Specifically, the Commissioner has recommended that: ...

What this means for class action risks in financial services
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Filings: what have we seen and what's to come? Before the publication of the Final Report, the matters raised during the Royal Commission resulted in either the commencement or investigation of class actions in relation to: Superannuation ...

What this means for new regulatory enforcement landscape
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Preparing your business to respond Although dealing with regulators will never be an exact science, there are steps you can take now to navigate this new regulatory enforcement landscape. We have been assisting clients with: preparing a ...

What this means for remuneration
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Executive remuneration Last year, the Commission's examination of misconduct and senior executive remuneration contributed to a reporting season hit by public showings of shareholder dissatisfaction, with many of Australia's largest ...

What this means for culture
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Are there implications over a year on? Yes. The broader lessons on culture are becoming clearer, and we have seen an increasing trend towards its regulatory supervision, particularly with APRA regulated entities. In February 2019, the 4th ...

What this means for non-financial organisations
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Culture and social licence '[G]etting culture and conduct right is not a supervisory requirement. It is necessary for banks’ and banking’s economic and social sustainability'1 Culture and misconduct The role of corporate culture assumes ...

What this means for mortgage brokers and financial advisers
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The response to the Final Report The Government's initial response to support the Recommendations was met with intense dissatisfaction and criticism from the mortgage broking industry. Industry groups argued that banning trail commissions ...