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ASIC targets superannuation trustees on financial advice fees
Insight 24 May 2024

On 9 May 2024, ASIC released its report, REP 781 Review of superannuation trustee practices protecting members from harmful advice charges, outlining findings from its review of progress by superannuation trustees in addressing risks of member harm from poor financial advice and inappropriate advice ...

Federal Court and ASIC shine spotlight on supervisory and risk management requirements for CAR arrangements
Insight 17 Apr 2024

In its recent decision in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Lanterne Fund Services Pty Limited [2024] FCA 353, the Federal Court highlighted the risk of breach of the general obligations of Australian financial services (AFS) licensees under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) ...

It's finally here – BNPL to be incorporated into the existing consumer credit regulatory framework
Insight 27 Mar 2024

In this Insight, we explain key elements of the Treasury Laws Amendment Bill 2024: Buy now, pay later (the Draft Bill) and canvass some of the issues that BNPL providers will need to consider. ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2024, 8th Edition
Insight 31 Jan 2024

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 ...

Another year, another FFSP update: what is the status of the FFSP reforms?
Insight 29 Jan 2024

In this Insight, we'll bring you up to speed on the latest updates to the FFSP regime, preparing you for what's ahead. ...

Payments regulation reform update: the Government consults on the regulation of payment service providers
Insight 20 Dec 2023

The Treasury recently published a further consultation paper in connection with its proposal to introduce a new licensing framework for payments-related activities. It refines and clarifies the proposals in the previous consultation paper published in June 2023. ...

December financial services regulation update

Webinar: December financial services regulation update ...

The Federal Government issues its final response to the Quality of Advice review
Insight 08 Dec 2023

The Federal Government has provided its final response to the Quality of Advice review, as part of its 'Delivering Better Financial Outcomes' package of reforms. ...

Treasury consults on the retirement phase of superannuation
Insight 06 Dec 2023

The government has released a discussion paper which seeks industry and community views on how the superannuation system can best provide the security and income Australians need in retirement. ...

Are data breaches a money laundering and terrorism financing risk?
Insight 15 Nov 2023

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre has published new guidance recommending that reporting entities assess the potential impact of data breaches on the money laundering and terrorism financing risks they face. In this Insight, we explain the new guidance and what it means. ...