Australia postpones Royal Commission financial sector reforms

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Australia postpones Royal Commission financial sector reforms

The Australian government announced today it will postpone a series of reforms to the country's financial sector in the light of widespread disruption wrought by the covid-19 outbreak. The reforms were detailed in a series of some 50 recommendations set out by the Royal Commission in a report following a wave of banking and wealth management scandals across the country between 2012 and 2017. News of the delay was welcomed by the financial services industry. Philip Kewin, chief execut...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.