May 2017

Consultation opened on draft regulations for ASIC industry funding – May 2017

Filed under: Economy and Finance, Finance, Financial Regulation, Trade and industry, Regulation,

The federal Government has released draft regulations on the operation of the industry funding model for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

August 2016

Interest rate decision sparks renewed royal commission battle – August 2016

Filed under: Economy and Finance, Banking, Economy, Finance, Politics,

With Labor threatening to pursue its proposal for a banking royal commission in the new Parliament, the Coalition has produced an alternative.

May 2016

Australia steps up foreign bribery action – May 2016

Filed under: Australian Politics, Finance, Financial Regulation,

The Australian Government is increasing its efforts to tackle bribery in offshore jurisdictions.

April 2016

ASX loses share clearing monopoly – April 2016

Filed under: Economy and Finance, Finance, Financial Regulation, Politics, Australian Politics,

Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced changes that it says open the door to increased competition in the clearing of cash equities.

October 2015

Consumer protection focus of Turnbull Government response to Murray Inquiry – October 2015

Filed under: Australian Politics, Banking, Finance, Financial Regulation, Financial System Inquiry,

The Turnbull Government has announced key consumer protection measures in its response to the Murray Financial Services Inquiry.