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Regulation

05 Jan 2018

Restoring, rationalising and reinventing risk

Doug Nixon & Will De Vere Gould | Financial Services Partner & Director, EY Australia

There’s a fundamental shift underway in the way banks manage risk. Where will it all lead?

04 Oct 2017

Regulators vow to be more cultured

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Culture’s hard to create – and maintain – but shouldn’t be written off as unmanagable.

05 Jul 2017

The GFC: When will it end?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

A decade after the financial crisis, have we learned anything? It’s a crisis which keeps on taking.

18 May 2017

Financial crime's dynamic duo: AUSTRAC & industry

Guy Boyd | Head of Financial Crime, ANZ

We speak to AUSTRAC CEO Paul Jevtovic on the relationship between regulators and the private industry.

21 Apr 2017

Internal fraud: don’t be surprised, be prepared

Greg Scott | Senior Governance Manager, ANZ NZ

Be shocked. But don’t be surprised by the discovery an employee is stealing from your business.

29 Mar 2017

Inflation, not employment, now guides RBA on rates

David Plank & Giulia Lavinia Specchia | Head of Australian Economics & Economist, ANZ

A demand for increased duration, diversification and the rise of Asian liquidity are the biggest factors facing Australia’s capital markets sector as we head into the middle of 2017, according to the co-heads of capital markets at ANZ.

01 Feb 2017

Cracking down on cash is not enough

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

The shock-and-awe attack by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cash economy, when he used his fiat powers to eradicate fiat currency – unilaterally cancelling high value currency notes – was just the latest in a long line of attempts to crush so-called 'black' economies.

09 Jan 2017

No end in sight to risk pressures on banks

Doug Nixon | EY Oceania Financial Services Partner

There is no doubt the banking industry, both locally and globally, has made considerable inroads when it comes to improving its ability to manage risks since the global financial crisis.

15 Dec 2016

China's internet loan revolution

Shiro Armstrong | Editor, East Asia Forum

Internet finance may be a new development in China but its impact is now everywhere.

04 Nov 2016

Consumers are demanding sustainable business practices

Sarah Boumphrey | Head of Strategic, Economic and Consumer Insight, EuroMonitor International

Sustainability is top of the agenda for consumer goods companies as customer attitudes evolve.

18 Oct 2016

Is the South Australian blackout a wake-up call for renewables?

Dr Tim Nelson | Head of Economics, Policy and Sustainability, AGL & Adjunct Associate Professor, Griffith University

There has been much discussion about why South Australia experienced a state-wide blackout during massive storms in September. Despite the rhetoric, it is too early to definitively talk about ‘causes’ given the complex nature of the electricity system.

18 Oct 2016

The procedural challenges in managing reputation risk

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

There is little doubt much has been done on the risk and regulation front since the financial crisis of 2008. Nor is there any lack of debate about how effective the measures have been. The to-and-fro over capital, ‘too-big-to-fail’, acceptable profits, culture and remuneration continue.