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Considering Robo-advice
Insight 17 Apr 2019

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority AFCA the new one-stop-shop for resolving financial complaints has had a very busy first six months of operation ...

Design and distribution obligations - products caught (or excluded)
Insight 17 Apr 2019

Four and a half years after the FSI recommended a targeted and principles-based design and distribution obligation the Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers Act 2019 the Act has recently received the Royal Asset Although the design and distribution obligations will not ...

AFCA: The first six months - and the year ahead
Insight 17 Apr 2019

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority AFCA the new one-stop-shop for resolving financial complaints has had a very busy first six months of operation ...

ACCC releases draft Consumer Data Right Rules for consultation
Insight 15 Apr 2019

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right on 1 July 2019 the ACCC has released draft CDR Rules for consultation The draft rules detail how the CDR will function across all designated sectors in practice including how data is to be shared the criteria for ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2019, 3rd Edition
Insight 27 Mar 2019

Fund financing activities in Australia remained strong in 2017 with particular focus on infrastructure private equity funds and private debt funds all of which took advantage of the additional liquidity and funding flexibility in this market ...

Contract Law Update 2018
Insight 26 Mar 2019

This Insight examines the latest developments in contract law ...

ASIC's change of tone in action
Insight 15 Mar 2019

ASIC's 'why not litigate?' approach to enforcement activities and its change in tone confirm the new era of regulatory engagement has arrived. In particular, its recent actions in the Federal Court place the waiving of legal professional privilege under the spotlight. ...

ACCC 2019 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 28 Feb 2019

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCCs 2019 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 26 February ...

Detailed analysis
Insight 11 Feb 2019

In the Final Report, the Commissioner has found that, for the most part, whilst the legislative tools necessary to protect borrowers are already available, there have been significant shortcomings ...

Hayne report – first impressions
Insight 11 Feb 2019

Commissioner Hayne's recommendations may initially seem somewhat modest – they do not undo vertical integration, impose limits on executive remuneration or ban bonuses and they do not recommend that directors prefer the interests of their customers. But, while it is true that the recommendations are not radical, there is much in the report that will mean some real changes for financial services companies, their Boards and their executives, as well as for their regulators and advisers. ...

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