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Time to shutter the life insurance crooks altogether?

Time to shutter the life insurance crooks altogether?

The behaviour of life insurance companies is egregious, and regulation won't fix it. Governments must step in and re-establish government insurance companies.

Hayne will become our most important banking inquiry since the 1970s

Hayne will become our most important banking inquiry since the 1970s

Kenneth Hayne and his royal commission will likely reshape financial services for decades to come.

Is anyone surprised by the skeletons in the insurance industry’s closet?

Is anyone surprised by the skeletons in the insurance industry’s closet?

Crikey readers respond to the dark dealings of the insurance industry and the moral fall of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Insurance proves every bit the horror show promised

Insurance proves every bit the horror show promised

The comprehensive failings of the insurance industry on display in the financial services royal commission demonstrate the need for much harsher penalties.

Early unforced error on financial services sets alarms ringing

Early unforced error on financial services sets alarms ringing

Is the Morrison government serious about addressing financial services regulation? We don't even know who's responsible for it in the new ministry.

Retail super fund horror show requires compensation

Retail super fund horror show requires compensation

The royal commission has shown that things in the retail super fund are far, far worse than suspected.

Banking parasites reveal more about our broken system than any racist speech

Banking parasites reveal more about our broken system than any racist speech

To see the truth about our broken political system, it's worth watching the banking royal commission, not Canberra.

Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Events of the last week show why the banking royal commission needs to be extended until the superannuation sector is cleaned up.

ASIC’s army of agents won’t do a thing. Let the ACCC at the banks.

ASIC’s army of agents won’t do a thing. Let the ACCC at the banks.

ASIC's plan to send agents into banks to detect wrongdoing misses the point that ASIC rarely prosecutes anyone.

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Good morning, early birds. Qantas and Virgin face protests over immigration deportation. Plus, more support for breaking up the banks. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.