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Open Banking – a roadmap for what is to come

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Open Banking – a roadmap for what is to come

Roadmaps are useful when you get to a junction, where the path is unknown, and the choices are plenty – and in the world of data, there are...

11 August 2017
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10 things you need to know about Ethereum

Part of KWM's digital fundamentals series, discover the what, how and why of Ethereum.

07 August 2017
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Bank Executive Accountability Regime: Consultation paper released

This article was written by Tim Bednall.On 13 July 2017, the Commonwealth Government released a consultation paper on the proposed “Bank Executive Accountability Regime” (BEAR) flagged by the...

07 August 2017

How to combat modern slavery and reduce your regulatory exposure

Amidst a growing global regulatory recognition that more needs to be done to combat modern forms of slavery and human trafficking, you should be aware of existing Australian...

01 August 2017
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"Know Your Token": A guide to participating in token sales

Token sales are rapidly gaining momentum as the darling of capital raising in the digital economy.

31 July 2017

RMB Internationalisation and the evolution of global RMB hubs: official report released

The Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue's Official Report: overview of the current state of offshore RMB markets and a frank assessment of the challenges faced by RMB hubs and...

20 July 2017
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10 things you need to know about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The who, the what and the why of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

03 July 2017
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Hamersley v Forge: the limitations of set-off rights in a liquidation scenario

The Hamersley v Forge case confirms that in a liquidation a security interest created under the PPSA will render worthless any set-off rights that account debtors may have...

27 June 2017

Technical insight and strategic foresight: CSIRO’s Data61 releases blockchain study.

The CSIRO’s Data61 reports contain scientific research on learnings from blockchain’s use, gives guidance on what blockchain could mean and shows how a future with blockchain might be...

07 June 2017
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Tabcorp penalty reveals AUSTRAC’s high expectations for money laundering risk assessments

Reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) should carefully assess whether their risk assessment and AML/CTF program meet regulatory expectations.

01 June 2017
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Major Bank Levy bills released

The Major Bank Levy's purpose is ostensibly twofold: to contribute to “budget repair” and to level the playing field with smaller banks.

31 May 2017
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Australian Federal Budget 2017-18

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and small business, personal tax reforms, and funds and superannuation updates.

09 May 2017
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