Articles

Governance Institute of Australia Interview with Dr John Laker AO rebuilding trust

30 Apr 19
by Dr John Laker AO
The fundamental challenge in rebuilding the public’s trust in the financial services industry is putting the best interests of customers at the centre of organisational culture, decisionmaking and remuneration arrangements.

What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

19 Apr 19
by John Jeffery
Working in the fast-paced and dynamic world of international equities, many deals are traded on a daily basis. Its important office teams ensure that the settlement process runs smoothly; if a trade fails to settle, the consequences can be loss of reputation and more...

What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

13 Apr 19
by Jodi O'Callaghan
Your company has moved some of its agri-business activity off-shore (Country X). The principal attraction is a low-wage environment and a relaxed regulatory regime. Profits have increased since the decision was made...

What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

06 Apr 19
by Jodi O'Callaghan
In recent months you have been working very long hours and spending a considerable amount of time away from your family.

The Oath

  • Trust is the foundation of my profession.
  • I will serve all interests in good faith.
  • I will compete with honour.
  • I will pursue my ends with ethical restraint.
  • I will help create a sustainable future.
  • I will help create a more just society.
  • I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same.
  • I will accept responsibility for my actions.

In these and all other matters;
My word is my bond.

The Vision

A banking and finance industry that meets the community’s needs and has its full confidence thereby fulfilling its integral role in society.