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Is your organisation ready for APRA’s new information security measures?

Is your organisation ready for APRA’s new information security measures?

APRA has released the final version of Prudential Standard CPS 234 Information Security and a response paper to submissions received during the consultation period titled Response to Submissions...

19 November 2018

APRA’s version of TLAC: something old, something new

On 8 November 2018, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) announced a proposal to increase the loss-absorbing capacity of authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) to facilitate their orderly resolution...

09 November 2018
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Banking Royal Commission - What do I do now?

The interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was released on 28 September 2018. Financial institutions have plenty to...

08 October 2018

The feeling is mutual: another win for customer-owned sector

The difficulties the mutual sector currently faces in raising capital will be substantially reduced if the amendments to the Corporations Act proposed yesterday by the government are implemented.

05 October 2018
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Smart derivatives contracts: From concept to construction

King & Wood Mallesons and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. have published a new whitepaper that sets out practical steps for developing smart derivatives contracts.

04 October 2018
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Bill for new design and distribution, and ASIC product intervention powers, introduced

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018 was introduced into the House of Representatives on 20 September 2018. The Bill will...

26 September 2018

Arbitrating ISDA master agreements – new developments and considerations

New developments and considerations when Arbitrating ISDA master agreements

16 August 2018

Are your rights enforceable? From 1 July 2018 onwards you will need to check this carefully…

This article was written by Tim Klineberg and Carone Huang.The new ipso facto reform will commence on and from this Sunday, 1 July 2018. Rights in contracts, agreements...

25 June 2018

APRA’s report on CBA: Key takeaways for Boards

Many of the issues identified in the Report are of broader relevance to all major Australian corporate entities, their boards and senior management.

06 June 2018
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Foreign financial service providers – ASIC announces proposed licensing changes

ASIC has today released a Consultation Paper announcing important proposed changes to the Australian financial services licence regime for FFSPs.

01 June 2018
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Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness – the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report released today

The Productivity Commission’s Draft Report aims to provide an overall assessment of the superannuation system and recommend policy changes.

29 May 2018
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Japan’s virtual currency registration system is about to change

The Financial Services Agency of Japan has announced basic application requirements to be met when a company seeks registration with the FSA as a virtual currency exchange service...

29 May 2018