Organisation

Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

Report

Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry: final report

The central task of the Royal Commission was to inquire into and report on whether any conduct of financial services entities might have amounted to misconduct and whether any conduct, practices, behaviour or business activities by those entities fell below community standards and expectations. The...
Technical report

Information about selected aspects of foreign financial services regulation: background paper 30

This technical paper, requested by the Royal Commission, examines aspects of the regulation of financial product and service providers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States.
Report

Conflicts of interest and disclosure

This research paper argues that any proposed policy action to manage conflicts of interest should ideally undergo further testing in the field in which it will be implemented to assess the likely real-world impact. This would improve the design of the policy and monitor the...
Report

Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry: interim report

The Commission’s work, so far, has shown conduct by financial services entities that has brought public condemnation. Some conduct was already known to regulators and the public - some was not. Why did it happen? The answer seems to be greed – the pursuit of...
Briefing paper

Some features of the general and life insurance industries: background paper 26

The purpose of this paper is to discuss some of the factors that influence how insurers provide general and life insurance to consumers to assist consumers manage risk. It also discusses the size and composition of the general and life insurance industries, and the main...