It will take several years to restore public confidence in the financial industry and its willingness to put people ahead of profits after revelations by the financial services royal commission (FSRC), APRA Deputy chair John Londsdale says. In the first APRA Insight for 2020, Londsdale said, in response to “commentary on whether the (FSRC) fixed…
ASIC has reported a 52% increase in enforcement investigations, triggered by the financial services royal commission (FSRC), involving CBA, NAB, Westpac, ANZ and AMP, or their officers or subsidiary companies.
Shareholders of direct insurer Freedom Insurance Group Ltd have been asked to approve $220,000 in remuneration to liquidators Joseph Hayes and Andrew McCabe of Wexted Advisors at an extraordinary general meeting on February 21 to wind up the company.
After seven natural catastrophes across Australia and NZ in 1H20 and three subsequent Australian events in January, Suncorp group CEO Steve Johnson has urged governments, communities and the industry to work together to tackle climate change effects.
The QBE Insurance Group board has elected Mike Wilkins to succeed Marty Becker as group chair from March 1.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will scrutinise the insurance sector over two days of hearings in Sydney on April 28 and 29, as part of its continued review of the four major banks and other financial institutions.