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Treat clients fairly charter

Client Care

Treat Clients Fairly Charter

The Chairman, the board and senior management are committed to deliver good financial consumer outcomes to our clients. We believe in building long-term and mutually beneficial relationships with our clients. This Charter specifies our commitment to provide the highest standards of fairness in all our dealings with our clients.

To protect the interests and financial well-being of our clients:

  1. We commit to embed fair dealing into our institution's corporate culture and core values
    • We will set minimum standards on fair business practices in all dealings with our clients. This includes providing financial services or products suitable to our client's financial circumstances and preserving the confidentiality of our client's information;
    • We will train all staff attending to clients to provide quality advice and recommendation;
    • We will take client's feedback seriously and provide immediate constructive feedback to our staff.
  2. We commit to ensure that clients are provided with fair terms
    • We will ensure that the terms in our contracts or agreements are fair, transparent, and well communicated to clients;
    • We will ensure that terms and conditions set out the respective rights, liabilities and obligations clearly and as far as possible in plain language;
    • We will ensure that the terms and conditions in contracts or agreements are not altered without prior notification to clients.
  3. We commit to ensure that clients are provided with clear, relevant and timely information on financial services and products
    • We will provide clients with relevant and timely information in a product disclosure sheet;
    • We will disclose key product features, fees and charges, risks and benefits in a clear and concise manner;
    • We will ensure critical terms are brought to clients's attention and explained to the clients.
  4. We commit to ensure that our staff, representatives and agents exercise due care, skill and diligence when dealing with clients
    • We will conduct sales, advertising and marketing of our financial services and products with integrity and will not make false or exaggerated claims;
    • We will avoid or clearly disclose actual or potential conflicts of interest;
    • We will ensure staff remuneration takes into consideration whether key performance indicators relating to fair treatment of clients have been achieved.