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Retail banking and responsible lending during COVID-19
Insight 06 Apr 2020

The sudden and unknown nature of COVID-19 has triggered a global economic shock, and disrupted Australia's economy. As we enter a national state of economic 'hibernation', banks and lenders are ...

Joint ASIC and APRA letter to superannuation trustees, on the impact of COVID-19
Insight 02 Apr 2020

It has been a week since we published our first article on the impact of COVID-19 on superannuation. Since then, we have continued to witness (from home) the turmoil caused by the virus, both in ...

Impact of COVID-19 on superannuation
Insight 25 Mar 2020

Like all industries, the superannuation industry is facing some immense challenges in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. Key among those challenges will be dealing with the fallout ...

Treasury's Exposure Draft Bills introduce important and significant changes
Insight 03 Feb 2020

On Friday the Government released a large package of Exposure Draft Bills to implement the last of the Financial Services Royal Commission recommendations. There are some important and significant changes and Treasury is consulting widely (although not for very long) and seeking feedback. ...

No safe harbours for mortgage brokers in latest reforms
Insight 27 Aug 2019

Partner Partner Hot on the heels of its Implementation Roadmap, the Federal Government has released draft legislation introducing a best interests duty and banning conflicted remuneration for mortgage brokers. This affects not only ...

Treasurer's 'Roadmap' more a reminder than an explainer
Insight 19 Aug 2019

Partner The Treasurer, the Honourable Josh Frydenberg, released the Government's 'Implementation Roadmap' today to 'provide clarity and certainty' about the Government's ongoing work to implement the recommendations of the Royal ...

New draft APRA Prudential Standard (CPS 511) set to reshape group-wide remuneration frameworks and incentive arrangements for ADIs, superannuation funds and insurers
Insight 29 Jul 2019

APRA has released a discussion paper on its new prudential standard on remuneration ( CPS 511 ), which will have far-reaching implications for variable remuneration structures across all ...

Final APRA Guidance on Information Security (CPG 234) released – are you prepared?
Insight 27 Jun 2019

APRA has released the updated final version of its Prudential Practice Guide, which gives crucial context about how it views cybersecurity threats, and clarifies some of the steps that should be taken now relating to board oversight, information security controls and notification of information security incidents. Partner Valeska Bloch and Associate Claudia Hall report. ...

New APRA prudential standard raises bar for information security obligations and incident notification requirements
Insight 15 Nov 2018

As companies and regulators across the world grapple with ever-increasing cyber security threats, Australia's financial services regulator, APRA, has released the final form of a new prudential ...

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