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FOFA: the farce of financial advice regulation

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
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  • November 24 2014

With the news that the Senate has now (on its third attempt) disallowed the FOFA reform regulations registered in late June (the Corporations Act

Disallowance of FOFA regulations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 20 2014

The Abbott Government’s Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms were disallowed by the Senate on the evening of Wednesday, 19 November 2014, with

Water authority liable for burst main

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 11 2014

The decision of Quigley v Lower Murray Urban and Rural Water Corporation trading as Lower Murray Water sheds light on the applicability of the

Client update: implementing Australia's free trade commitments with Japan, Korea and Chile

  • Allens
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  • Australia, Chile, Japan, South Korea
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  • November 6 2014

The Commonwealth has recently made regulation to implement Australia's commitments under its free trade agreements with Japan, Korea and Chile which

Superannuation alert - 6.11.14

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • November 6 2014

The Lander & Rogers Superannuation Alert is a brief overview of new developments in the superannuation industry. On 22 October 2014, the Australian

Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance are you exposed?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 5 2014

Directors' and officers' (D&O) liability insurance has historically been more of a 'box ticking' exercise for Australian corporations rather than the

Unravelled: should APRA's prudential standard-making powers extend to directors' duties?

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 5 2014

In recent times, APRA has been active in prescribing duties for directors of the institutions it regulates. In light of what has happened, it is

Unravelled: risk management - what, if anything, does the 'three lines of defence' model do?

  • Allens
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 5 2014

From 1 January 2015, a new 'common' risk management prudential standard will apply to banks, general insurers and life companies and, in many cases

Changes to insurance providers by SMSFs

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

On 30 June 2014, the Super System Review Panel delivered its final report to the Government which suggested a number of changes impacting

Prudential Standard SPS 220 Risk Management (SPS 220): Risk Management Declaration - 1 October 2014

  • Thomson Geer
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  • Australia
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  • October 28 2014

APRA has confirmed that it will amend the Risk Management Declaration required under Paragraph 33 of SPS 220 Risk Management so that it will include