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Subscription content please login to view - Briefs: TAS appoints chair, GE ducks SIFI status Briefs: TAS appoints chair, GE ducks SIFI status
30 June 2016 6:19am
TAS, a shared services IT company with strong links to the mutual banking sector, said it had appointed Neil Gamble as chair. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - ACCC warns merchants not to re-badge their surcharges ACCC warns merchants not to re-badge their surcharges
29 June 2016 7:00am
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned merchants not to try and avoid coverage under the new card payment surcharge standard by introducing "service fees" or "handling fees" in place of surcharges. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - BPS and Gruden joins forces in payments and marketing initiative BPS and Gruden joins forces in payments and marketing initiative
29 June 2016 6:59am
BPS Technology, the operator of the BarterCard system, has teamed up with Gruden Group, a digital marketing company, to offer a combined payments, rewards and marketing service. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - 2nd Annual Conduct Risk, Culture & Regulation 2016 2nd Annual Conduct Risk, Culture & Regulation 2016
29 June 2016 6:59am
With APRA and ASIC now increasingly administering fines for institutional misconduct in banking and financial services, financial institutions must place more pressure on conduct risk and ensure a culture is embedded throughout the organisation from top down. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - UBank a NAB dribbler UBank a NAB dribbler
29 June 2016 6:58am
National Australia Bank has put the mortgage book of its UBank brand at "nearly A$4 billion", equal to less than two per cent of NAB's overall level of home lending in Australia.

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Subscription content please login to view - More Australian financiers plump for global exposure More Australian financiers plump for global exposure
29 June 2016 6:58am
Financial services exports may be one bright spot for the sector, with the value of these services 28 per cent higher over the year to June 2015 compared with a year earlier. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - Briefs: NAB to redeem notes, Macquarie Securities pays price for ignoring Chi-X alerts Briefs: NAB to redeem notes, Macquarie Securities pays price for ignoring Chi-X alerts
29 June 2016 6:56am
National Australia Bank has announced that it will redeem US$600 million of perpetual capital notes on September 26 – their first optional redemption date.
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Subscription content please login to view - Foreign news: RBS and Lloyds sales on hold, global banks demand certainty om Brexit plans, BIS appoints new secretary general, and more Foreign news: RBS and Lloyds sales on hold, global banks demand certainty om Brexit plans, BIS appoints new secretary general, and more
29 June 2016 6:55am
The British government has cancelled its plans to sell its holdings in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group this year in the wake of Brexit, Reuters reports.
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Subscription content please login to view - FOS clarifies policy on repayment history information FOS clarifies policy on repayment history information
28 June 2016 7:21am
A determination by the Financial Ombudsman has provided some clarification on the contentious issue of how repayment history data is to be recorded in credit files when a consumer has entered into a hardship variation. » read more »
Subscription content please login to view - NAB, ANZ courting fire in BBSW case NAB, ANZ courting fire in BBSW case
28 June 2016 7:20am
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission was in court yesterday, for the first stage of an action against NAB over allegations of interest rate rigging.
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Subscription content please login to view - RBNZ proposes dual registration of some foreign banks RBNZ proposes dual registration of some foreign banks
28 June 2016 7:20am
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has proposed that foreign-owned banks with a small systemic presence in New Zealand be able to simultaneously operate a New Zealand branch and a subsidiary in a structure it would call "dual registration." » read more »
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