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Scott Morrison’s blatant and bungled lie

Scott Morrison’s blatant and bungled lie

Scott Morrison's Trump-like lie about financial services yesterday suggests he has no interest in facts at all.

Morrison would be smart to get cracking on Hayne’s recommendations

Morrison would be smart to get cracking on Hayne’s recommendations

Rather than hiding from parliament, there is political advantage in Scott Morrison bringing on extra sittings and going hard, early on Kenneth Hayne's royal commission recommendations.

What Hayne should have done

What Hayne should have done

Kenneth Hayne failed to tackle the structural flaws of the financial industry in his royal commission recommendations. This is what he should have suggested.

Liberals agree to implement FOFA, a decade too late

Liberals agree to implement FOFA, a decade too late

If the Liberals hadn't been so determined to protect their big bank and financial adviser mates, much of the "fees for no service" scandal of recent years would never have occurred.

Investors give banks a tick in wake of royal commission

Investors give banks a tick in wake of royal commission

What royal commission? Investors think major financial institutions will be able to get on with generating massive profits if today's early share trading is any guide.

Hayne can’t turn an ASIC watchpoodle into an attack dog

Hayne can’t turn an ASIC watchpoodle into an attack dog

Kenneth Hayne's retention of the current consumer protections for financial services will guarantee a repeat of ASIC's failings for a long time to come.

The banks will never be able to pay for the damage they’ve done

The banks will never be able to pay for the damage they’ve done

Crikey readers respond to the costs and damages incurred by Australia's disgraced banking sector.

The government does what it can to keep temperatures rising

The government does what it can to keep temperatures rising

Crikey readers respond to the government's burying of emissions figures.

Royal commission adds Howard, Costello to the banking hall of shame

Royal commission adds Howard, Costello to the banking hall of shame

The Hayne royal commission interim report is a missile fired at the neoliberal fantasy at the heart of financial services regulation in Australia.

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.