Criminal cases will take a decade to resolve

Original article by Ben Butler
The Australian – Page: 5 : 5-Feb-19

The banking royal commission’s final report has recommended criminal charges against two unnamed financial institutions over the fee-for-no-service scandal. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne has also indicated that the Australian Securities & Investments Commission is considering charges against a third, while 15 financial institutions have been referred to ASIC and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority for further investigation. Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith from the University of New South Wales says it may take up to 10 years for all of the proposed criminal proceedings to be completed.

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