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ASIC’s new licensing changes - the end of passport exemptions for foreign financial services providers?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 7 2018

On 1 June 2018, ASIC announced a proposal that requires foreign financial services providers (FFSPs), including global investment banks and wholesale


ASIC report sets the benchmark on unfair contract terms regulations
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 16 2018

Last year, we reported that the corporate regulator ASIC had affirmed its commitment to enforcing compliance with the unfair contract terms (UCT)


APRA plans year of introspection on super
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 8 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has forecast a year of introspection in 2018 outlining a plan to undertake a comprehensive


A new era for financial services dispute resolution
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 20 2017

Treasury’s recently concluded consultation paper (Paper) has now provided further insight into how the AFCA scheme may operate. The Paper confirms


Regulators continue to crack down on unfair contract terms
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2017

The ACCC has recently announced that it will continue to educate businesses on their rights under the extended unfair contract terms (UCTs) regime


Mortgage Fraud: ASIC gets tough on brokers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 20 2017

ASIC is responding to the high level of loan application fraud originating from mortgage brokers. It's announced a significant project designed to


ASIC enforces superannuation entities’ section 29QB disclosure obligations
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 11 2017

Last week, ASIC announced that it had intervened over potential breaches of section 29QB of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth)


AUSTRAC Insights: Common failures in anti-money-laundering and counter-terrorism financing programs
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 5 2017

Last month, Tabcorp incurred a $45M civil penalty for failing to meet its obligations in relation to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism


Regulatory Reform Agenda: What does it mean for the banks?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 4 2017

The 2017 regulatory reform agenda is off to a roaring start as the Government hurtles out of the blocks with its mandatory data breach notification


Income stream products set for innovative changes as further tax concessions are considered
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 22 2017

On 21 March 2017, the Federal Government released a draft version of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Innovative Superannuation Income Streams)