Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - November, 2017
APRA says it may take regulatory action to force the finance sector to respond to climate change.
BCA wants skills boost
The Business Council says more funding will be needed to avoid massive skills shortages.
Call for more leaker protections
A whistleblower who was a major cause for the banking royal commission says he received death threats.
Foreign funding for Adani possible
Moves are afoot to secure funding from China to back Adani’s Carmichael mine.
Bank probe backed by Big Four
The Prime Minister has announced a Royal Commission into the banking sector.
Palmer heading for big payout
Clive Palmer’s company has won a claim for US$150 million in unpaid royalties from foreign interests.
NAB broker faces court
A former National Australia Bank employee has faced allegations he falsified dozens of home loan contracts.
Report plots unpaid billions
Unpaid overtime sees Australian workers hand back about $130 billion a year to their employers, the Australia Institute says.
UK bank boss gives GFC warning
The former governor of the Bank of England the banking sector has not learned lessons ...
Developer help alleged
Media reports say a Queensland mayor lobbied his council to support a development by one of his campaign donors ...
Hot-desking test begins
The Fair Work Commission has begun to hear arguments in the ATO’s hot-desking case.
Santos sale falls through
Some have been encouraged by a failed $9.5 billion takeover of Santos, but the SA Government is not impressed.
Baird making bank
Former NSW premier Mike Baird was paid close to $900,000 for his first five months of work at NAB.
New TPP looms
Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries have announced an agreement on a rebadged Trans-Pacific Partnership.