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  • When the rubber hits the road – making insurance claims under the new reforms

    A new chapter in the history of insurance in Australia began on 1 January 2022 when the claims handling and settling service reforms came into full force. Persons who provide claims handling and...

  • ASIC announces first sitting dates for 2022 financial adviser exam

    ASIC will take over administration of the financial adviser exam […]

  • Quality of Advice Review – Draft Terms of Reference

    The Government is committed to ensuring that Australians have access […]

  • Financial adviser education standards

    In 2017, the Government introduced professional standard reforms for ‘relevant […]

  • ASIC welcomes senior leadership appointments

    ASIC is pleased to announce some senior executive and regional appointments, which will strengthen the capability and effectiveness of ASIC as a regulator.

  • APRA publishes Chair Wayne Byres’ remarks on lessons from the pandemic for financial regulation and supervision

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published remarks delivered yesterday evening by APRA Chair Wayne Byres to the AMF-BCBS-FSI High-level meeting on the post COVID-19 banking...

  • APRA provides update on Prudential Standard APS 220 Credit Risk Management

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has provided an update on the implementation of APS 220 Credit Risk Management, to assist authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) in...

  • APRA releases new frequently asked questions on liquidity

    APRA has released a new set of frequently asked question (FAQs) on Prudential Standard APS 210 Liquidity (APS 210) and Reporting Standard ARS 210.0 Liquidity (ARS 210.0).

  • ASIC seeks feedback on proposed intervention orders for short term credit and continuing credit contracts

    ASIC has released a consultation paper, Product Intervention Orders: Short Term Credit and Continuing Credit Contracts, on its proposed use of its product intervention powers to address significant...

  • ASIC sues ANZ for misleading customers and failing to provide promised benefits – final Royal Commission investigation

    ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ) for failing to provide certain benefits it had agreed to give customers...

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