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ASIC sets commission caps and clawback amounts for life insurance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 7 2017

In February this year the Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Act 2017 (the Act) was passed by Parliament, followed by

A Duty of Care and The Broker
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 11 2017

The traditional role of an insurance broker is well known. Simply put, a broker acts as a professional adviser to insureds, or parties seeking

The CRS is almost here - are you prepared?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • OECD, Australia
  • May 5 2017

There is still time for Australian financial institutions to prepare and be ready for the commencement of the OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS

ASIC Report into financial advisers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • March 26 2017

As part of its Wealth Management Project, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its report into how effectively

General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June

Bill on conflicted remuneration for life insurance passed
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • February 27 2017

The Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016 (Bill) has passed both Houses and will take effect from 1 January

Senate Signs off on Financial Adviser Reforms - Changes to Claim VolumeRisk Profile Ahead?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • February 21 2017

Last Week the Senate passed the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Bill 2016 and paved the way for wide ranging

This week at the UK regulators - 20 February 2017
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

This week at the UK regulators is a weekly alerter providing views on the publications issued by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential

Warranty and Indemnity policies do not include SSA
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

The Federal Court of Australia has provided a rare insight into the interaction between warranty and indemnity policies and share sale agreements in a

Financial Ombudsman Service complaints - when, where and how
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • February 15 2017

The Financial Ombudsman Service Australia (FOS) deals with a range of disputes including banking, credit, loans, insurance and financial planning. FOS