We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 1,101

Financial services providers beware: ASIC’s regulatory priorities over the next four years
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 1 2015

Investment banks, issuers, brokers, lenders, financial market participants, responsible entities, company directors, auditors and insolvency


ASIC recommends improved lending standards for interest-only home loans
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

Currently, 42.3 of all housing loan approvals are for interest-only home loans. They have increased in popularity by 78 over the past three years


ASIC updates responsible lending guidance
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

On Thursday, 20 August 2015, ASIC released Report 445 titled Review of interest-only home loans. Despite being primarily focused on interest-only


Regulatory reform encourages digital disclosure in financial services
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 13 2015

Historically the regulation of financial products in Australia has constrained innovative approaches to disclosure made possible by rapidly advancing


The Financial Report August 6, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Japan, Singapore
  • August 6 2015

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) published a proposal that would remake six class orders that are scheduled to expire


ASIC facilitates digital financial services disclosure
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 4 2015

ASIC's new regime allows financial services providers to elect to deliver financial services disclosure documents to clients digitally unless the


International regulatory update: 27-31 July 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 4 2015

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its advice on the extension of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive


Living wills regulatory reform in Asia Pacific
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Singapore
  • August 3 2015

This table provides an overview of the progress of regulatory reform in the area of living wills across a number of Asia Pacific jurisdictions. The


New guidance on digital disclosures for financial services consumers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

New reforms and a new Regulatory Guide 221 "Facilitating digital financial services disclosure", released by ASIC on Tuesday, aim to make it easier


Changes to the way financial services disclosures need to be made
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 29 2015

Until now, the Corporations Act (the Act) has required financial services providers to send disclosure documents (such as financial services guides