The new National Anti-Scam Centre has launched its first so-called “fusion cell”, pulling together experts from regulators and industry to work on identifying ways of disrupting investment scams. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which operates the centre, announced yesterday that representatives from the ACCC, ASIC, banks, telcos and digital platforms will work on the […]
ASIC are in the finalisation stage of updating Regulatory Guide 165, which governs Internal Dispute Resolution processes within Financial Firms, which becomes effective December 2019. […]
ASIC is seeking the public’s view of school banking programs as part of its ongoing review of their use and impact in primary schools. Link to Consultation Paper included.
ASIC has announced a number of new measures to strengthen the integrity and effectiveness of the IDR systems of financial firms. […]
The Treasury Laws Amendment was passed last month, which will introduce some major changes to existing penalty provisions affecting companies, financial service providers, insurers and credit providers. These changes will enable ASIC to pursue harsher penalties for those who have breached corporate laws in Australia designed to protect its citizens. […]