Kenneth Hayne’s report recommends that commissions should be largely eliminated from the financial sector, including mortgage broking, financial planning and insurance sales. Photograph:  Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Australia’s royal commission into its banking and finance industries was a long time coming. In 2009, the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group paid(...)

Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

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