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Payments regulation reform: the Government consults on broad changes to payments system regulation
Insight 13 Jul 2023

The Australian Treasury's recent publication of three significant, and long awaited, payment regulation documents means providers of payments and related services should consider the potential impact of the proposed changes on their business and licensing obligations. ...

Unfair contract terms subject to penalties: is your organisation ready?
Insight 21 Jun 2023

Time is of the essence for companies to prepare for changes to unfair contract terms (UCT) laws. The new regime will apply to standard form contracts entered into or renewed following 9 November 2023, and to terms of standard contract terms varied after this date. ...

New guidance for continuation fund transactions
Insight 23 May 2023

The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) has released guidance on continuation funds. In this Insight, we discuss the key (and in some respects, novel) takeaways relevant to private equity sponsors and Limited Partner (LP) investments teams. ...

ASIC ramps up greenwashing-related regulatory interventions, targeting managed funds and ASX listed entities
Insight 16 May 2023

ASIC's latest report, ASIC's recent greenwashing interventions (the Report), outlines its recent surveillance activities and regulatory interventions to tackle misleading marketing and greenwashing. ...

Design and distribution obligations for investment products – ASIC's latest expectations
Insight 10 May 2023

ASIC has released Report 762 (the Report) following its recent review into how investment product issuers are complying with the Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) regime. The report summarises ASIC's findings and highlights areas for improvement. ...

Breach reporting
Insight 03 May 2023

In this Insight, we provide an overview of the Regulatory Guidance 78: Breach reporting by AFS licensees and credit licensees (RG 78) updates, and discuss some of the issues ASIC has left on the table for round two. ...

ASIC report on life insurance in superannuation
Insight 05 Apr 2023

ASIC report on life insurance in superannuation and actions for superannuation trustees. In this Insight, we highlight further action superannuation trustees should be taking as identified in the Report against the backdrop of their regulatory obligations. ...

DDO conditional relief: facilitating the reissue of life insurance policies
Insight 21 Mar 2023

In a welcome move for life insurers reissuing or reinstating certain life policies, ASIC has registered the ASIC Corporations Instrument 2023/183. In this Insight, we provide a brief overview of the purpose of the Instrument and the relief granted by ASIC. ...

Recovery and exit planning – new requirements for APRA-regulated entities
Insight 14 Mar 2023

APRA has released Prudential Standard CPS 190: Recovery and exit planning (CPS 190), which aims to ensure that all APRA-regulated entities are prepared for scenarios that may impact the financial viability of their business. In this Insight, we provide an overview of the new requirements in CPS 190. ...

Key trends in UK and Australian financial services regulation: in conversation with Linklaters

Webinar: Key trends in UK and Australian financial services regulation: in conversation with Linklaters ...