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FOFA: the farce of financial advice regulation

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • 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

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

Retail life insurance advice ASIC's views on FOFA revealed

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • October 10 2014

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission released its report reviewing retail life insurance advice yesterday. The report provides

FOFA hotspots

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 1 2014

Having moved into the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) implementation phase, subject to any disallowance of applicable FOFA provisions, various

Unravelled: is the pain worth the gain?

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • October 1 2014

ASIC has undertaken a bit of a survey of licensees who provide financial product advice to retail clients to see how they are faring a year into FoFA

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Interim Report of the Murray Inquiry issued what you need to know

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 16 2014

This morning the Interim Report of the Financial Systems Inquiry (or ‘Murray Inquiry’) was issued. In this bulletin we draw out the highlights of the

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Financial System Inquiry interim report released

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2014

The Financial System Inquiry says the Australian financial system is operating effectively and not requiring broad systemic change, but does need a