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CBA boss Comyn, the cunning crusader

CBA boss Comyn, the cunning crusader

We would have to score Matt Comyn seven out of 10 in this round of the royal commission hearings. He sustained barely a flesh wound.

  • by Elizabeth Knight

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RBA's Philip Lowe slams banks for putting 'sales over service'
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RBA's Philip Lowe slams banks for putting 'sales over service'

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has taken aim at the leaders of Australia's banks for chasing short-term profits by promoting a sales-driven culture.

  • by Clancy Yeates & Sarah Danckert
CBA's Livingstone says board rarely challenged management
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CBA's Livingstone says board rarely challenged management

CBA chair Catherine Livingstone talks about the CBA board's timidness to challenge management before her appointment as chair.

  • by Sarah Danckert & Clancy Yeates
'Temper your sense of justice': How then-CBA chief Ian Narev shot down Comyn's plan
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'Temper your sense of justice': How then-CBA chief Ian Narev shot down Comyn's plan

Matt Comyn says his repeated attempts to have the bank stop selling insurance were rebuffed by his then boss, Ian Narev.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Not enough done on anti-money laundering compliance, CBA chair admits
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Not enough done on anti-money laundering compliance, CBA chair admits

The top brass of Australia's banking sector will have their turn in the Hayne royal commission witness box over the next fortnight.

  • by Simon Johanson
Call for Hayne to break up the banks
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Call for Hayne to break up the banks

Former superannuation minister Nick Sherry says he despairs at the state of the sector.

  • by Sarah Danckert
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CBA's one big culture problem is loud and clear: everyone is too quiet
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CBA's one big culture problem is loud and clear: everyone is too quiet

CBA's Matt Comyn needs to build a culture where the voices of compliance and customers are louder than the voices of finance.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
CBA admits to putting profits over customers in historic grilling
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CBA admits to putting profits over customers in historic grilling

Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn has admitted to a pattern of prioritising the bank's profits over customers' interests.

  • by Clancy Yeates & Sarah Danckert
Royal commission lights a fuse under mortgage broker payments
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Royal commission lights a fuse under mortgage broker payments

The secret reform that was pulled at the 11th hour.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
CBA's Comyn 'not unwilling' to scrap variable pay for bankers
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CBA's Comyn 'not unwilling' to scrap variable pay for bankers

CBA's Matt Comyn has left the door open to scrapping variable pay for frontline staff, after admitting these payment schemes came with “inherent" risks.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Radical shake-up of broker commissions, CBA's secret plan
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Radical shake-up of broker commissions, CBA's secret plan

The top brass of Australia's banking sector will have their turn in the Hayne royal commission witness box over the next fortnight.

  • by Simon Johanson