Home loan applicants burdened by having to explain their spending habits will be pleased with a defeat for the corporate regulator, says UNSW Business School's Mark Humphrey-Jenner.
In a national advertising campaign, the Australian Bankers’ Association claims banks belong to all of us. But is that true? Mark Humphrey-Jenner investigates.
Banks and financial providers know how to take advantage of consumers' inability to make good decisions about financial products, writes Dimity Kingsford Smith.
Government policy change to allow open banking will benefit Australian consumers by shifting control to the customer, writes Ross Buckley.
Promoting competition between banks could mean a better experience for customers, writes Rob Nicholls.
Advocates for unlimited debt – public or private – have failed to make their case, or even shown how it is possible without a breakdown of society, writes Peter Swan.
The allegations that another London-based bank has systematically evaded sanctions imposed on Iran are anything but standard, making the terms of settlement difficult to foresee, writes Justin O'Brien.
Banking and finance law specialist Ros Grady has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation.
As Wall Street records a marked resurgence in derivative trading in recent months, efforts to reduce systemic risk in the finance industry have hit a regulatory wall, writes Professor Justin O'Brien.
Investment banker Peter Mason is the new chairman of Australia’s Centre for International Finance and Regulation, hosted by UNSW.