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The Resource A wunch of bankers : a year in the Hayne Royal Commission, Daniel Ziffer

A wunch of bankers : a year in the Hayne Royal Commission, Daniel Ziffer

Label
A wunch of bankers : a year in the Hayne Royal Commission
Title
A wunch of bankers
Title remainder
a year in the Hayne Royal Commission
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Ziffer
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It wasn't even the long list of scandals exposed to a horrified nation -- charging fees to dead people, ignoring blatant conflicts of interest, and taking $1 billion from customers in fees that banks were never entitled to. What made it so fascinating, so heart-breaking, and so enraging was the procession of faces through the witness box, and the team of counsel gazing into the dark heart of banking. Tearful victims, blank-faced executives, hapless regulators, and a couple of utter charlatans all had their day in court, watched by an audience of millions, and revealing -- in their stories -- the material to justify re-shaping the multi-trillion dollar financial services industry that forms a pillar of Australian life. A Wunch of Bankers covers not just the big shocks, but the small moments -- lost in the flurry of daily reporting -- that reveal how companies have used the law, limp enforcement, and basic human behaviour to take advantage of customers. Is there a phrase that judges how much life-insurance spruikers in call centres can terrify you about your impending death -- and the grief-stricken ruins of an estate you'll leave for your bereaved family -- while still being legal? Yes, there is. Was there a meeting in which a bank's executives ignored a warning of "Extreme" from its chief risk officer, to embark on an illegal scheme that accrued $3.6 billion in funds? There was. In A Wunch of Bankers, Dan Ziffer brings out the colour and grit of the royal commission's proceedings, and explores broader issues raised by the testimony
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ziffer, Dan
Dewey number
332.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • Banking law
  • Financial services industry
  • Investment advisors
  • Consumer protection
  • Banks and banking
  • Corruption investigation
  • Banks and banking
  • Consumer complaints
  • Consumer satisfaction
  • Consumers
Target audience
adult
Label
A wunch of bankers : a year in the Hayne Royal Commission, Daniel Ziffer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breaking broking -- A-HEM -- A grim introduction -- AMP -- IOOF -- Lawyers -- Bill -- Brisbane to Darwin -- Not so super -- Final boss battle -- Regulators -- Canberra -- Wind-up
Control code
000065432199
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
362 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925849363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096341068
Label
A wunch of bankers : a year in the Hayne Royal Commission, Daniel Ziffer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breaking broking -- A-HEM -- A grim introduction -- AMP -- IOOF -- Lawyers -- Bill -- Brisbane to Darwin -- Not so super -- Final boss battle -- Regulators -- Canberra -- Wind-up
Control code
000065432199
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
362 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925849363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096341068

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