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ACCC blocks NAB’s bid for Axa

by Staff Reporter • 20 Apr 2010
NAB’s $13.3 billion bid for Axa Asia Pacific has officially been blocked by the competition regulator amid concerns... READ MORE

Banking industry seeks regulation changes

by Staff Reporter • 19 Apr 2010
The Australian Bankers' Association is seeking amendments to the new banking regulations imposed by the Basel... READ MORE

OPINION -- Light on the horizon

by Staff Reporter • 15 Apr 2010
By Patrick Tuttle, managing director and chief executive officer, Pepper Homeloans For most of Australia’s... READ MORE

ASIC steps in to stop rates betting

by Staff Reporter • 12 Apr 2010
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has given Centrebet an ultimatum: stop rates betting or prepare... READ MORE

HFS eyes expansion through regulation

by Staff Reporter • 11 Mar 2010
The company’s chief executive officer Andy Graham said the introduction of legislation was a positive move for the... READ MORE

ASIC sheds light on responsible lending laws

by Staff Reporter • 2 Mar 2010
The guidance, which can be downloaded from the ASIC website, was designed to help licensees develop arrangements and... READ MORE

THE WORD -- Licensing

by Staff Reporter • 26 Feb 2010

ASIC Credit Roadshow hits the ground running

by Staff Reporter • 15 Feb 2010
The Roadshow, which was developed to assist brokers understand how the impending legislation will affect them and... READ MORE

Brokers fear overregulation

by Staff Reporter • 9 Feb 2010
According to The Adviser’s most recent straw poll, 63.3 per cent of brokers believe regulation could result in... READ MORE

Government shocks industry, withdraws guarantee

by Staff Reporter • 8 Feb 2010
Treasurer Wayne Swan made the shock announcement yesterday, sparking concern among smaller lenders that they may have... READ MORE

Majors unaffected by US banking regulatory change

by Staff Reporter • 25 Jan 2010
Deutsche Bank analyst James Freeman told The Australian that the banking regulatory changes proposed by the US... READ MORE

ACCC reviews Axa takeover

by Staff Reporter • 21 Jan 2010
NAB’s $4.6 billion bid trumped the bid made by Axa’s only other interested party – AMP. According to a report in... READ MORE

NSW premier extends stamp duty initiative

by Staff Reporter • 13 Jan 2010
In a statement released yesterday, PCA NSW acting executive director Glenn Byres said the stamp duty cuts posed... READ MORE

APRA’s rules could cost banks

by Staff Reporter • 8 Jan 2010
Under the proposed scheme, banks would have to produce a compilation annually of its deposit data aggregated by... READ MORE

Stamp duty reduction on new homes under $600,000 extended

by Staff Reporter • 31 Dec 2009
The NSW Housing Construction Acceleration Plan (HCAP) initiative was scheduled to end on December 31, 2009 but Premier... READ MORE
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