Support for ‘small’ ABSF

The government’s commitment to helping make the SME lending sector more competitive, through its funding of the Australian Business Securitisation Fund, is a “small investment” that lenders will not be able to rely on. read more

ACCC sues iSelect

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has started proceedings in the Federal Court, claiming that iSelect made false or misleading representations in relation to its energy plan comparison service. read more

High stakes rail creeps along track

High speed rail fans, above all those with means to become co-owners from the beginning, turn out to need convincing that their pet project - dubbed a “necessity” – has a business case that stacks up, at least at its first stage of funding. read more