Editor's Pick: Barriers for women in financial services

By Ali Cain
14 days ago

BT Financial Group’s Stella network is poised to release research done in conjunction with the Financial Services Council (FSC) that looks into what’s stopping women from becoming financial advisers.

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Exploring the future role of artificial intelligence in professional bodies

By Ali Cain
14 days ago

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are two emerging technology trends transforming many industries.

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Editor's Pick: Thinking outside the box

By FINSIA Staff
23 days ago

Technology alone is not a disruptor, but an enabler. For this edition of InFinance, FINSIA had the pleasure of speaking with a group of female entrepreneurs – some who have turned their backs on the corporate world, but retained with them the learnings and teachings to apply to their own ventures.

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Regulators on LIBOR, bank culture and the BEAR

By Andrew Starke, AB+F
41 days ago

Australia’s key financial services regulators remain committed to evolving their supervisory approach to industry issues, working to prevent problems rather than waiting for them to happen and find fault after the event.

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Regulators’ BEAR powers must be clearly defined

By Andrew Starke, AB+F
56 days ago

The government’s proposed Bank Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) risks conflict - with existing Corporations Act and common law duties for directors - and duplication between ASIC’s existing banning and disqualification powers and APRA’s enhanced new powers. It also risks increased compliance costs for the industry, submissions to Treasury from the Australian Bankers’ Association and FINSIA argue.

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Welcome the new ‘disruption-era’ leader

By Matt Smith
86 days ago

A new style of leader is emerging, one that’s able to combine courage in decision making with self-reflection and pragmatism.

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How industry is tackling gender equality

By Matt Smith
99 days ago

National Australia Bank and HESTA are among eight institutions singled out for their use of smart strategies to create gender equality in the workplace by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

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The future of equities research

By Matt Smith
107 days ago

Equities research is on the precipice of immense change. Once the backbone of the finance industry, research and researchers within investment banks will see their business continue to change as fast or possibly faster than any other area.

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The trouble with globalisation and capital markets

By Matt Smith
114 days ago

The big unintended consequence of the globalisation of capital markets over the last few decades has been uncertainty over where responsibility lies when things go wrong, one prominent economist highlights.

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Industry at the centre of elderly abuse reforms

By Matt Smith
121 days ago

Banks and financial services providers are taking a central role in addressing the issue of elderly abuse in the community, a new report shows.

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Finding harmony with community expectations

By Matthew Smith
126 days ago

Gauging and adapting to the community’s expectations remains the biggest challenge the financial services industry faces on its path to professionalism, regulators and senior professionals conclude during the Banking & Finance Oath’s latest conference.

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Awaiting the arrival of challenger banks

By Staff
133 days ago

The government has made clear it wants more banks in Australia, but it remains to be seen whether genuine competition can be sustained by the sector here.

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A new pathway to professionalism

By Matthew Smith
140 days ago

This week FINSIA, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, unveiled a new strategy – including key partnerships it has recently forged – that will play a crucial role in deepening trust in financial services by raising standards of professionalism.

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Can share ownership be cool again?

By Matthew Smith
148 days ago

Have individuals gone off the idea of owning and trading shares in the public markets?

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Does super need a rethink?

By Matthew Smith
148 days ago

When you log into the member portal of your superannuation fund, what do you see? What should you see?

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Banks reeling from budget levy

By Matthew Smith
162 days ago

The federal government has shown its political hand with the release of the Federal Budget this week.

Read article

Time for retail banking to step up

By Matthew Smith
168 days ago

Unwinding the sales culture within the banks’ mortgage-broking businesses won’t be easy, but it can be done.

Read article

How fintech is a game changer for women

By Matthew Smith
176 days ago

The next generation of women in finance might be busting through glass walls instead of butting up against glass ceilings, as some of the most prominent women in Australia’s burgeoning fintech startup scene are proving.

Read article

Why we need fear

By Matthew Smith
183 days ago

Fear, it could be argued, is the single biggest factor influencing humans’ behaviour relating to money. Fear is what drives people to engage with the banking and finance industry, and it’s also what drives people away.

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When technology trumps finance

By Matthew Smith
191 days ago

In 10 years from now – or even less – it will be technology companies, not financial institutions, dictating terms of service for customers in banking and finance, according to a high profile corporate law professor.

Read article

Editor's Pick: Barriers for women in financial services

By Ali Cain
14 days ago

BT Financial Group’s Stella network is poised to release research done in conjunction with the Financial Services Council (FSC) that looks into what’s stopping women from becoming financial advisers.

Read article

Exploring the future role of artificial intelligence in professional bodies

By Ali Cain
14 days ago

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are two emerging technology trends transforming many industries.

Read article

Editor's Pick: Thinking outside the box

By FINSIA Staff
23 days ago

Technology alone is not a disruptor, but an enabler. For this edition of InFinance, FINSIA had the pleasure of speaking with a group of female entrepreneurs – some who have turned their backs on the corporate world, but retained with them the learnings and teachings to apply to their own ventures.

Read article

Regulators on LIBOR, bank culture and the BEAR

By Andrew Starke, AB+F
41 days ago

Australia’s key financial services regulators remain committed to evolving their supervisory approach to industry issues, working to prevent problems rather than waiting for them to happen and find fault after the event.

Read article

Regulators’ BEAR powers must be clearly defined

By Andrew Starke, AB+F
56 days ago

The government’s proposed Bank Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) risks conflict - with existing Corporations Act and common law duties for directors - and duplication between ASIC’s existing banning and disqualification powers and APRA’s enhanced new powers. It also risks increased compliance costs for the industry, submissions to Treasury from the Australian Bankers’ Association and FINSIA argue.

Read article

Welcome the new ‘disruption-era’ leader

By Matt Smith
86 days ago

A new style of leader is emerging, one that’s able to combine courage in decision making with self-reflection and pragmatism.

Read article

How industry is tackling gender equality

By Matt Smith
99 days ago

National Australia Bank and HESTA are among eight institutions singled out for their use of smart strategies to create gender equality in the workplace by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

Read article

The future of equities research

By Matt Smith
107 days ago

Equities research is on the precipice of immense change. Once the backbone of the finance industry, research and researchers within investment banks will see their business continue to change as fast or possibly faster than any other area.

Read article

The trouble with globalisation and capital markets

By Matt Smith
114 days ago

The big unintended consequence of the globalisation of capital markets over the last few decades has been uncertainty over where responsibility lies when things go wrong, one prominent economist highlights.

Read article

Industry at the centre of elderly abuse reforms

By Matt Smith
121 days ago

Banks and financial services providers are taking a central role in addressing the issue of elderly abuse in the community, a new report shows.

Read article

Finding harmony with community expectations

By Matthew Smith
126 days ago

Gauging and adapting to the community’s expectations remains the biggest challenge the financial services industry faces on its path to professionalism, regulators and senior professionals conclude during the Banking & Finance Oath’s latest conference.

Read article

Awaiting the arrival of challenger banks

By Staff
133 days ago

The government has made clear it wants more banks in Australia, but it remains to be seen whether genuine competition can be sustained by the sector here.

Read article

A new pathway to professionalism

By Matthew Smith
140 days ago

This week FINSIA, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, unveiled a new strategy – including key partnerships it has recently forged – that will play a crucial role in deepening trust in financial services by raising standards of professionalism.

Read article

Can share ownership be cool again?

By Matthew Smith
148 days ago

Have individuals gone off the idea of owning and trading shares in the public markets?

Read article

Does super need a rethink?

By Matthew Smith
148 days ago

When you log into the member portal of your superannuation fund, what do you see? What should you see?

Read article

Banks reeling from budget levy

By Matthew Smith
162 days ago

The federal government has shown its political hand with the release of the Federal Budget this week.

Read article

Time for retail banking to step up

By Matthew Smith
168 days ago

Unwinding the sales culture within the banks’ mortgage-broking businesses won’t be easy, but it can be done.

Read article

How fintech is a game changer for women

By Matthew Smith
176 days ago

The next generation of women in finance might be busting through glass walls instead of butting up against glass ceilings, as some of the most prominent women in Australia’s burgeoning fintech startup scene are proving.

Read article

Why we need fear

By Matthew Smith
183 days ago

Fear, it could be argued, is the single biggest factor influencing humans’ behaviour relating to money. Fear is what drives people to engage with the banking and finance industry, and it’s also what drives people away.

Read article

When technology trumps finance

By Matthew Smith
191 days ago

In 10 years from now – or even less – it will be technology companies, not financial institutions, dictating terms of service for customers in banking and finance, according to a high profile corporate law professor.

Read article

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Editor's Pick: Thinking outside the box

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