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ASIC focuses in on IDR processes
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • December 12 2018

ASIC has released research exploring the customer experience of internal dispute resolution (IDR) procedures in the financial services sector


ASIC finds that “Buy Now, Pay Later” arrangements are hurting consumers
  • Cowell Clarke
  • Australia
  • December 10 2018

ASIC has released its first review of the rapidly growing buy now pay later industry. The total balance of outstanding debt from buy now pay later


Boardroom Brief: Week commencing 10 December 2018
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 10 2018

This is a service specifically targeted at the needs of busy non-executive directors. We aim to give you a “heads up” on the things that matter for


Focus on consumer protection to intensify in Australia
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

New rules will increase regulatory burden on insurers. In Australia, product disclosure has traditionally been the chief means of protecting consumers


Whistleblower reform bill progresses to the next stage
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

It’s taken a year, but the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 has progressed to the next stage with a raft of


Banking Royal Commission: seventh round of public hearings
  • Cowell Clarke
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

The seventh and final round of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (“Commission”) was


Tougher penalties for white collar crime - Can you spare 10 of your annual turnover?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 6 2018

The Bill amends the Corporations Act, ASIC Act, Credit Act and Insurance Contracts Act to strengthen penalties for corporate and financial sector


SEC Statement on Digital Asset Securities Issuance and Trading
  • HopgoodGanim
  • USA, Australia
  • December 6 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement on 16 November 2018 on digital asset securities issues and trades, reminding


Australian Securities And Investments Commission Reviews "Buy Now Pay Later" Arrangements
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 5 2018

On 28 November 2018, ASIC released a report reviewing buy now pay later (BNPL) arrangements. BNPL arrangements allow consumers to purchase goods and


Treasury invites feedback on unfair contract term protections to small business
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • December 4 2018

Like individual consumers, many small businesses lack the time, resources, legal or technical expertise and bargaining power to negotiate changes to