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Banking culture wars a battle with no winners

Banking culture wars a battle with no winners

Despite years of talk about fixing bank culture, Westpac shows us nothing has changed.

Westpac powwow no walk in the park

Westpac powwow no walk in the park

A Crikey tipster overhears a snippet from the walk that sealed former Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer's fate.

Money laundering is a global problem, so why did Westpac ignore it?

Money laundering is a global problem, so why did Westpac ignore it?

Bank after bank around the world has been caught failing to comply with money laundering laws. Westpac has no excuse for not heeding the lesson.

Another failed attempt at integrity

Another failed attempt at integrity

Crikey go in on Christian Porter's toothless 'integrity commission', decry the Witness K trial fiasco, and discuss the ongoing fallout at Westpac.

Always read the terms and emissions

Always read the terms and emissions

Good morning, early birds. The UN has released very ambitious emission-reduction targets, and Westpac investors want to see more director resignations. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Heads are rolling at Westpac, and no one is equipped to catch them

Heads are rolling at Westpac, and no one is equipped to catch them

Westpac is in damage control following the AUSTRAC scandal, but there are signs the bank's top brass is still in denial.

All eyes on Chinese espionage

All eyes on Chinese espionage

Good morning, early birds. A Chinese espionage ring allegedly tried to bankroll their pick for MP, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has hinted some Westpac executives may be sacked. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Westpac has crossed the Rubicon

Westpac has crossed the Rubicon

Even within the frame of our lowered faith in the banking sector, Westpac's alleged 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering laws may be a bridge too far.

Shame File: the biggest bank blunders since the royal commission

Shame File: the biggest bank blunders since the royal commission

Westpac has allegedly breached anti-terrorism and counter-money laundering laws more than 23 million times. And that's just the beginning...

Westpac’s outrages point to a deep cultural malaise in Australian capitalism

Westpac’s outrages point to a deep cultural malaise in Australian capitalism

Westpac is at the very heart of the Australian economy and Australian politics. Austrac's allegations about money laundering reveal something rotten inside it.