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How would Hayne’s disciplinary body actually work?

How would Hayne’s disciplinary body actually work?

Yes this would be a huge step forward, but the devil is in the detail (or the lack thereof).

What is to be done with ASIC?

What is to be done with ASIC?

Crikey readers discuss the problems of the ASIC and media-fuelled vigilantism.

It’s not housing prices that the financial regulators are concerned about

It’s not housing prices that the financial regulators are concerned about

Financial regulators are more concerned about tightening credit than about the housing market.

Big corporations wield political power in way that eludes our economic watchdog

Big corporations wield political power in way that eludes our economic watchdog

In taking a purely economic approach to banking competition, the Productivity Commission failed to recognise the politics of big companies.

Don’t break up the banks. Socialise them.

Don’t break up the banks. Socialise them.

If a big four bank is "too big to fail", then it is not a private entity – like, say, a restaurant is – but a social entity that happens to be in private hands.

If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

Scott Morrison likes the idea of putting "integrity officers" into the big banks. He should start with politics first.

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

Good morning, early birds. ASIC has been granted new supervisory powers over the big banks. Plus, John Lloyd and Tim Soutphommasane leave the building. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The real story behind the credit card debt headlines

The real story behind the credit card debt headlines

Contrary to media reports, Australians are not being crushed under the rising burden of credit card debt, we're just using our cards differently.

Crikey Worm: Australia’s huge credit card debt revealed

Crikey Worm: Australia’s huge credit card debt revealed

Good morning, early birds. A new report from ASIC has revealed Australians' enormous credit card debt. Plus, Nick Kyrgios is through his first round at Wimbledon. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bye bye, Dover: time to properly license financial planners

Bye bye, Dover: time to properly license financial planners

The closure of Dover Financial illustrates that only tough regulatory decisions lie ahead for financial planning.