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The rise of 'robo advice'
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • May 6 2015

'Robo advice' is another one of these phrases that we are suddenly seeing everywhere. The idea offers some exciting opportunities for advice


Australian regulators responding to financial innovation
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

Australia's banking and finance environment is one of the most tightly regulated in the world. Regulation brings protection, stability, and


Turning the corner - have limitation periods expired for GFC financial loss claims?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

In the years following the global financial crisis of 2008 many Australian investors lost their life savings as financial products failed and the


Regulation of complex products
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 21 2015

In its recently released 2014-2015 strategic outlook ASIC has noted its continuing focus on improving the design, disclosure, marketing and


RegTrends Australia’s regulators are busier and changing
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

The financial crisis has heralded unprecedented reform. This reform has not only affected financial services companies, it has also impacted


FSI: Treasury consultation draws to a close
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

Released in December 2014, the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) Final Report (Final Report) drew much attention from Australian financial services


OBU reform
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • April 1 2015

Treasury has just released a much anticipated Exposure Draft (ED) and Explanatory Memorandum (EM) relating to the OBU provisions. The ED provides a


Unravelled: nudge, nudge, think, think - ASIC and behavioural economics
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • April 1 2015

In 2014, ASIC started promoting the use of behavioural economics in its regulatory activities. First there was ASIC's report on Regulating Complex


ASIC issues clarifications for foreign financial service providers applying for AFSL-exemptions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

Foreign financial service providers regulated by certain overseas regulators who wish to provide financial services to wholesale clients in Australia


High Court to resolve proportionate liability stalemate
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 12 2015

This case concerns Mr and Mrs Selig who sought and relied on financial advice provided by Mr Bertram, an authorised representative of Wealthsure Pty