A contributor article by Paul Callaghan, General Counsel, Financial Services Council.

Paul Callaghan, General Counsel, Financial Services Council contributed an article to the Lexis Nexis Financial Services Newsletter /2019. Vol 18 No 2&3.

This article was first published on 16 April 2019.

An extract:


Readers will be familiar with the genesis, progress and conclusion (at least in a formal sense) of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Commissioner Kenneth Hayne submitted an interim report to the Governor-General on 28 September 2018, with the report being tabled in parliament on the same date. The interim report provided some indication as to the direction the final report might take and the thinking of the Royal Commission on a range of topics canvassed before it.

On 1 February 2019, the Commissioner submitted that final report (Report) to the Governor-General.1 The Report was tabled in Parliament on 4 February 2019. The government and the opposition each issued supportive responses to the Report.

Read the article in full here.

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