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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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

First tranche of FOFA reforms underway

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 8 2014

A number of the government's FOFA reforms commenced on 1 July 2014 by way of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining Future of Financial Advice

Jamieson v Westpac: assessment of damages

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 2 2014

Often the calculation of loss resulting from the negligence of advisers can be a difficult exercise. Initially accountants, financial advisers

Insurance update - June 2014

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 31 2014

On 8 April 2014, the Australian Government’s Productivity Commission released its draft report concerning Access to Justice Arrangements in Australia