Sydney archdiocese runs ads seeking donations for Cardinal George Pell’s legal fees | Australia news

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has been running ads in its news publication, the Catholic Weekly, seeking donations to fund Cardinal George Pell’s legal costs, a move which a lawyer representing victims of child sexual abuse, Dr Judy Courtin, describes as “utter hypocrisy”. While the Catholic Weekly has been running …

Banking royal commission: How dead people can be charged bank fees

Banking royal commission: How dead people can be charged bank fees

Updated April 19, 2018 16:50:52 Related Story: CBA customer dead for a decade but still charged fees, commission hears Related Story: I lost my home because I listened to Westpac’s dud advice, nurse tells royal commission The banking royal commission has heard the Commonwealth Bank has been charging dead clients’ …

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to customer who had been dead for a decade, royal commission told

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to customer who had been dead for a decade, royal commission told

Updated April 19, 2018 14:24:55 Not even death stopped some Commonwealth Bank customers being hit with fees for financial advice they did not receive, the banking royal commission has heard. The commission has been told advisers at a CBA financial planning business continued to charge fees to customers they knew …

Banking royal commission: CBA agrees it is the ‘gold medallist’ at fees for no service | Australia news

The Commonwealth Bank has admitted to being the worst financial services entity in Australia for charging customers fees for financial advice they never received. Senior executives from CBA faced the banking royal commission on Wednesday, where they were forced to explain the layers of fees CBA’s financial advice businesses charge …

Banking royal commissioner warns CBA for failing to answer questions about bogus financial advice fees

Banking royal commissioner warns CBA for failing to answer questions about bogus financial advice fees

Updated April 18, 2018 19:38:03 Video: Royal Commissioner warns CBA manager about obfuscation (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Answer what you’re asked’: Commissioner loses patience with CBA witness Related Story: Treasurer ‘deeply distressed’ by evidence to banking royal commission The head of the banking royal commission has slammed a Commonwealth Bank …

CBA the ‘gold medallists’ for fees for no service

The Commonwealth Bank would receive the gold medal for charging fees with for financial advice customers never received, the banking royal commission heard on Wednesday. The bank charged more fees for no service than any other financial services entity, counsel assisting the royal commission Mark Costello said. The CBA executive …

WA telco, NBN complaints soar over fees, bad service

WA telco, NBN complaints soar over fees, bad service

Posted April 17, 2018 07:08:15 Photo: Mechanic Stephen Wood is one of hundreds of WA small business owners to report issues with their telcos. (ABC News: Emily Piesse) Related Story: Slow NBN: TPG the latest telco to compensate 8,000 customers Related Story: How not to blow your top when you’re …

High ASIC company search fees might cost taxpayers billions: GetUp! commissioned study

High ASIC company search fees might cost taxpayers billions: GetUp! commissioned study

Updated April 10, 2018 17:23:43 Australia’s high fees for access to company financial data are costing the nation billions of dollars in lost revenue, according to a new report from the UTS business school. Key points: Australia has the highest access fees for company financial statements, double the global average …

Mossgreen administrators ‘not justified’ in charging fees to return antiques, court rules

Mossgreen administrators ‘not justified’ in charging fees to return antiques, court rules

Updated April 09, 2018 13:52:24 The administrators of collapsed auction house Mossgreen have been ordered to return thousands of precious antiques and heirlooms, after the Federal Court ruled they did not have the right to slug owners a fee to hand the items back. Justice Nye Perram found the administrator, …

Commonwealth Bank customers may get compensation for fees incurred during glitch

Commonwealth Bank customers may get compensation for fees incurred during glitch

Posted April 05, 2018 18:09:18 Commonwealth Bank customers who were charged fees during a 24-hour outage that disrupted transactions will be considered for compensation on a “case by case basis”. External Link: Tweet Comm Bank outage restored Several of the bank’s services including BPAY, credit cards and loans were affected …