Allianz faces a maximum penalty of A$8mn for each of seven charges for making false or misleading statements regarding the sale of travel insurance products.
ASIC says NAB charged some customers periodic payment fees when they were entitled to an exemption, and charged other customers the wrong fee.
The Treasury will ascertain whether AFCA is operating effectively and achieving its objectives, and whether there is a need for a mechanism for reviewing the substance of its decisions.
Under ASIC’s new immunity policy, individuals who have engaged with others to commit market misconduct offences can seek immunity by reporting the misconduct.
Like other jurisdictions, AONIA does not yet have an established term market, however banks and corporates can reference the three-month BBSW where a term rate is needed.
Speaking at a virtual event hosted by GARP, APRA’s Sean Carmody said the pandemic highlighted financial industry dependencies on certain third-party providers.
Police say the Sydney man directed “money launderers for hire” to convert nearly A$5.5mn of cash into bitcoin on his behalf.
Commissioner Sean Hughes said ASIC will only need to intervene when there are signs of harm and misconduct, emphasising the checks and balances in place.
Based on an analysis of globally prosecuted cases of modern slavery, FairSupply Analytics has identified 11 indicators to help FIs detect modern slavery.
No customer is going to wake up the day after 31 March and find that there is some legal action being taken by their bank on their loan, said ABA CEO Anna Bligh.
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