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The results are in on a risk culture experimental study across Financial Services…

By Bernard Kellerman
5 days ago

A study of risk culture across the financial services sector by a team of Macquarie University researchers has demonstrated that profit-based incentives can adversely impact compliance.

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Welcome the new ‘disruption-era’ leader

By Matt Smith
22 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
35 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
43 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
50 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
57 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
62 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
69 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
76 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
84 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
84 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
98 days ago

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

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Time for retail banking to step up

By Matthew Smith
104 days ago

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

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How fintech is a game changer for women

By Matthew Smith
112 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.

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Why we need fear

By Matthew Smith
119 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
127 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.

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Regtech gets a voice

By Matthew Smith
132 days ago

The Regtech Association, launched late last week, is a first of its kind. It’s a product of the latent demand in the finance industry for specialist technology in this area, says Eric Frost, CEO of Simple KYC, one of the association’s founding members.

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What’s driving our data revolution

By Matthew Smith
132 days ago

Information is power, it always has been. But what’s different now, compared to a mere couple of years ago, is the capacity for businesses and entrepreneurs to collect information and leverage technology to deliver a better outcome for consumers.

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In profile: James Symond, Housing market in new territory, but no bubble

By Marion Fahrer
684 days ago

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In profile: Katherine Milesi, from dot com to digital revolution

By Robin Christie
719 days ago

Katherine Milesi has ridden the digital wave through its ups and downs since the 90s, and is now Senior Partner, Deloitte Digital and a board member of Deloitte Australia.

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Scholarship winner Tim Carleton’s lessons from Harvard

By Robin Christie
735 days ago

Part two of our interview with Tim Carleton, 2014 Hugh DT Williamson scholarship winner.

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By Chris Whitehead
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I am delighted to welcome members to this new FINSIA service which is published alongside InFinance,...

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The results are in on a risk culture experimental study across Financial Services…

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In-depth Profile: Simon Culhane

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The chief executive officer (CEO) of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) is...

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Regulation Watch: Recent speeches from the financial services regulators

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Recent speeches from the financial services regulators

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Global banking education standards: FINSIA member survey

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FINSIA is a member of the newly-launched Global Banking Education Standards Board (GBEStB). The GBES...

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The Last Word

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"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that...

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