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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.

Trump-backing US Congressman in hot water over Aussie company

Trump-backing US Congressman in hot water over Aussie company

A Republican Congressman and early Trump supporter is under investigation amid suspicions he gave a leg-up to an Australian biotech company

Mayne: how the media pushed ASIC to pursue historic insider trading case

Mayne: how the media pushed ASIC to pursue historic insider trading case

A landmark insider trading case was made possible, in part, by some very solid business journalism.

It’s not the size of ASIC’s war chest, it’s how it uses it that counts

It’s not the size of ASIC’s war chest, it’s how it uses it that counts

Everyone knows Australia's corporate regulator is too soft. As it turns out, it might not be legislation that is lacking -- but will from those at the top.

Why ASIC chases the tiddlers and lets the big fish go

Why ASIC chases the tiddlers and lets the big fish go

Being a corporate watchdog is only part of ASIC's remit. The other task is to raise money for the federal government -- as John Addis argues, these two demands are often at odds with each other.

Bankers mending their ways? No, they’ve gone wild

Bankers mending their ways? No, they’ve gone wild

It’s now five years since the early warning signs of what would develop into the global financial crisis first started to show, and extraordinarily, there’s little evidence that bankers have mended their ways.

Time to control the trading machines

Time to control the trading machines

Last week a computer glitch at a high-frequency trader in New York caused wild swings at the NYSE. It's a warning to our regulators to clamp down on automated trading, writes Robert Gottliebsen of Business Spectator.

The stockmarket parasites that can’t be slowed down

The stockmarket parasites that can’t be slowed down

High-frequency share trading is big business. The question is whether it’s fair to the rest of us; whether parasites with their suckers fastened directly into the heart of the ASX should be allowed to do it.

Message in a bottle: the AA meeting and insider trading debacle

Message in a bottle: the AA meeting and insider trading debacle

Confidences divulged after a American AA meeting have resulted in charges of insider trading. It's a lesson for businesses, writes Myriam Robin of Leading Company.

Steel trading has resonance with a Howard-era scandal

Steel trading has resonance with a Howard-era scandal

The Government should learn from its predecessor and call in the ANAO to review the handling of its steel package.