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The Australian Bankers’ Association has acknowledged today’s report by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on financial advice compliance.
The Chairman of the Australian Bankers’ Association, Andrew Thorburn, today announced the appointment of Anna Bligh to lead the ABA as it continues its work to strengthen trust and confidence in banking and deliver better outcomes for customers.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today acknowledged the report from the independent review of the Code of Banking Practice.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has welcomed the passing of legislation in Parliament today to raise the competency and ethical standards of financial advisers.
Giving more people easier access to have complaints heard outside of their bank is important to protect customer interests, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
Australia’s leading banks have announced new initiatives to deliver better products and services to customers, building on last year’s reforms that address concerns with the culture in banks.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has welcomed today’s release of Mr Ian McPhee’s progress report which showed banks are delivering meaningful change in order to rebuild community trust.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today acknowledged the one month delay of the report of the Code of Banking Practice review.
The highest set of whistleblower protections is being implemented across all banks for the benefit of the sector’s 145,000 employees. The aim is to improve existing policies to ensure bank staff feel confident they can report inappropriate behaviour without fear of adverse consequences. In December 2016, the ABA released new principles to help banks ensure… Read more »
New legislation to raise the competency and ethical conduct standards of financial advisers will turn financial advice into a trusted profession, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
Customers experiencing financial abuse as a result of family and domestic violence will be better supported by banks following the release of a new industry guideline today, the Australian Bankers’ Association said.