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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.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will introduce new legislation into Parliament this year to create a new independent body to set higher professional standards for financial advisers.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has supported today’s comments by Chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, Mr Wayne Byres, about the concerns of mandating rate tracker mortgages for all authorised deposit-taking institutions.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today opened public consultation on how banks can better support and protect staff who call out poor behaviour that harms customers.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today called for improvements in the way customers can have their complaints heard independently if their bank is not able to resolve issues.
The Australian Bankers’ Association today acknowledged the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics’ Inquiry this week had provided a valuable forum for major banks to respond to issues of interest to the Committee and outline the progress already being made to address them.