Australian investors are increasingly interested in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) standard of companies when it comes to constructing their portfolios suggested participants in a panel held as part of the Financial Services Council Leaders Summit in Sydney.

The potential benefits of the young and developing regulation technology industry is immense, according to a panel at the FSC Leaders Summit in Sydney.

Despite being nine years since the idea was first floated, a compensation scheme of last resort for the retail financial services industry is still highly contentious.

Aspirations of sitting in the corner office and taking the role of the CEO aren't necessarily the key motivators for millennials in the workplace, according to a panel of young achievers in the financial services sector.

Without doubt, Australia’s superannuation system is a world-leading accumulation system. But when it comes to managing the retirement phase of people’s lives, there are improvements to be made.

At a time when the nation’s financial sector might be experiencing a degree of inquiry fatigue, Shadow Treasurer The Hon Chris Bowen MP has made it clear a vote for the Australian Labor Party at the next election is a vote for a Royal Commission into banks and the financial services industry.