Topic archives: commonwealth bank of australia

The royal commission isn’t exposing flaws in the system — this IS the system

April 19, 2018 38

The revelations of the banking royal commission reflect deeper issues about policymaking in Australia than just the structure of the finance industry.

Imagine if our lazy banking oligopoly had to answer to US regulators

and February 7, 2018 4

Say what you like about the Americans, but their corporate regulators make ours look like PC Plod.

How regulators lost their way on banking competition

and February 7, 2018 6

New work from the Productivity Commission confirms our regulatory model for banking leads to inefficiency and big bank dominance.

The 2017 Crikeys: the best and worst of Aussie business

December 22, 2017 5

Adam Schwab tallies the great snubs and flubs of the business world in 2017.

Bad apples: what would a banking inquiry look like?

November 24, 2017 7

With calls for a royal commission into banks gaining volume, what questions should we be asking?

The bank culture talkfest has failed. It’s time for action.

August 29, 2017 12

Banking regulators have been focusing on financial industry culture for years, but it hasn't halted the stream of bank scandals. It's time to stop talking about culture and act.

Commonwealth ‘culture’ inquiry — right idea, wrong inquirer

August 28, 2017 3

The banking regulator has announced it will conduct an independent inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank's culture. It's a good idea -- but someone else should be doing it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

CBA v the regulators: the questions that need to be asked

August 10, 2017 3

We need to hear from the other financial regulators who knew what and when about the CBA money-laundering scandal, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Remember when the CBA boss lectured unions about leadership best practice?

August 9, 2017 6

The Business Council is happy to rail at unions and demand transparency and leadership -- until it applies to their own members, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 8, 2017 2

Call in the Feds ... The Age playing with fire ... is Tim Wilson new to marriage equality? ...