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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

Client update: what the regulators said at the ASFA conference

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 13 2014

Earlier today representatives of ASIC and APRA provided some insights into their thinking at a session called 'Up close and personal with the

The financial report November 13, 2014 - news from Asia and the Pacific

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore
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  • November 13 2014

The China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission approved the official launch by the Shanghai Stock

Unravelled: the 'Internet of Things' meets financial advice

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 5 2014

I have been reading recently about the 'the Internet of Things', or IoT for short. It is the term being applied to the 'third big wave' of the

Unravelled: Big Data v 'personal advice' - an unequal contest?

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 5 2014

There is a contest underway between two heavyweights. In one corner of the ring we have Big Data, about which the Murray Inquiry has said: 'Growing

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

Civil liability of credit rating agencies in Australia

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • October 31 2014

In the last edition of the Banking and finance disputes review, we described the new civil liability regime for credit rating agencies (CRAs) in the

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Asset management: seven issues in seven minutes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2014

To kick off the start of the third quarter of 2014, we set out the seven key regulatory issues driving risk, operations and market trends for asset