1st Feb 2021
Super fund members, bank customers and insurance policy holders have all been let down by the Federal Government’s failure to implement the recommendations of the Financial Services Royal Commission at the second anniversary of the release of Commissioner Hayne’s findings, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA)
3rd Sep 2020
Despite its Federal Court loss in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Westpac Banking Corporation  FCAFC 111, ASIC was right to appeal the dismissal of its responsible lending case, says Andy Schmulow. He discusses how this case has exposed the deficiencies of the purported remedy for reckless lending and advocates for urgent legislative reform.
16th Apr 2020
Consumers who have received negligent financial advice need a Compensation Scheme of Last Resort now more than ever as financial losses are amplified by the COVID-19 economic crisis, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
16th Jan 2019
An exploration of ‘employer-based’ fintechs and how the impact of their services may be a win-win for both financially stressed employees and cost-conscious employers.