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Plug gaps in broker regulations, says MFAA

by Sarah Simpkins • 21 Jun 2022
The Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) has made the policy suggestions in a submission to the... READ MORE

Web of definitions weighing down financial services law: ALRC

by Sarah Simpkins • 20 Jun 2022
Government agency Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) kicked off a review into corporations and financial... READ MORE

Tasmania’s housing legislation opens for review

by Kate Aubrey • 9 Jun 2022
As Australians come to terms with the rising cost of living following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s second rate... READ MORE

ASIC releases estimated levy costs for 2021-22

by Annie Kane • 7 Jun 2022
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has published its draft cost recovery implementation... READ MORE

Tighter bank regulations have hit shareholders, not competition: APRA

by Sarah Simpkins • 2 Jun 2022
APRA chair Wayne Byres has considered a balance between maintaining financial stability and industry competition... READ MORE

AFCA commits to user-pays funding model

by Sam Nichols • 31 May 2022
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) first signalled its intention to pivot to the new model earlier... READ MORE

‘Clawback should be abandoned’: Former ASIC deputy chair

by Annie Kane • 25 May 2022
The former deputy chair of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), Daniel Crennan QC, has... READ MORE

How will Labor’s policies tackle housing affordability?

by Kate Aubrey • 25 May 2022
On Monday (23 May) Anthony Albanese was sworn in as the 31st Prime Minister of Australia, alongside the first senior... READ MORE

“No one left behind”: Labor sworn in

by Kate Aubrey • 24 May 2022

10 cyber-security questions to ask your service provider

by Annie Kane • 18 May 2022
Earlier this month, a new legal precedent was set for financial services businesses. Australian Financial Services... READ MORE

Queensland confirms review into HomeBuilder applicants

by Sam Nichols • 12 May 2022
HomeBuilder, which ran from June 2020 to March 2021, was a program introduced by the Morrison government that... READ MORE

AFCA targets complaints without merit in new reform

by Sarah Simpkins • 10 May 2022
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has launched the feature after completing a pilot, where it said... READ MORE

Lightspeed director charged $220k over credit act breach

by Sam Nichols • 5 May 2022
According to ASIC, these proceedings began when Lightspeed Finance provided a client with a loan that was considered... READ MORE

‘Asinine’, excessive: Breach reporting regime weighs on industry

by Sarah Simpkins • 3 May 2022
A study conducted by CoreData Research and commissioned by legal technology provider Lawcadia and legal firm Gadens... READ MORE

Ex-broker escapes conviction for false statement

by Sam Nichols • 20 Apr 2022
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has confirmed that Shiwei He, a former NSW-based broker,... READ MORE
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