ANZ fined A$3m for advice client review failings
Australia’s ANZ Bank has been fined for charging fees but providing no service after the country’s financial watchdog found it had failed to produce documented annual reviews to more than 10,000 financial advice customers over a seven-year period.
Aussie watchdog reports 300% jump in misconduct compensation
Client compensations for misconduct in the Australian financial services industry nearly tripled to A$618.8m (£381.2m, $490m, €416.2m) in the first half of the year, figures contained in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) biannual enforcement report show.
Australia’s IOOF considers buying ANZ’s wealth business
Australian-listed financial services firm IOOF Holdings has indicated it is interested in buying the ANZ bank’s domestic wealth management business.