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ACCC proposes further changes to merger laws

Final ASX listing rules reforms – snapshot of key consultation changes

On 9 October 2019, the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) released the final version of its listing rules reforms. Nearly all of these changes are expected to come...

14 October 2019

Signpost: Open Banking commencement dates

Committed settlement, a patent-pending methodology introduced by Digital Asset , could present a way to make financial transactions immutable

18 September 2019

ASIC’s $30K SPP cap surprise: the end of the entitlement offer era?

Then this week came ASIC’s surprise. With no fanfare, ASIC has doubled the SPP participation limit from $15,000 to $30,000 per securityholder. Could this be the...

30 August 2019

The Hayne Royal Commission and what it means for Islamic financiers of Australian real estate

In his recent report on the Royal Commission into misconduct in the banking, superannuation and financial services industries, Queen’s Counsel Kenneth Hayne recommended a number of changes which,...

29 August 2019

APRA Capability Review June 2019 | More Experienced, Tougher And Transparent

This article was written by Sarah Yu.Following a recommendation from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, the Government announced a review...

09 August 2019

Consumer Data Right law passed – Open Banking set to start in Australia

We unfold the gist of open banking in this piece with an analysis of the current regulatory framework and data laws.

01 August 2019

It's Finally Here - Draft Bill Extending Unfair Contract Terms To Insurance Contracts

This article was written by Peta Stevenson, Sarah Yu, Mandy Tsang and Astrid Sugden.On Tuesday, Treasury released an exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Unfair Terms in...

31 July 2019

China announces 11 measures to further open up its financial sector

China's Financial Stability Development Committee recently introduced some measures to provide more potential opportunities for foreign investors.

30 July 2019

APRA consults on new remuneration standard

In this article, we sum up ARPA's latest prudential standard on remuneration for public consultation.

26 July 2019

When Blockchain Immutability Meets Bankruptcy

Committed settlement, a patent-pending methodology introduced by Digital Asset , could present a way to make financial transactions immutable

19 July 2019

ASIC, IOSCO and the FSB update crypto-asset views

Recent papers published by Australian and international regulators show how this now goes beyond the nature of the crypto-asset itself to include the impact that these assets and...

26 June 2019

Optus Enterprise 4.0: On Point | Open Banking

The release of the exposure draft of laws for the Consumer Data Right is the next important step in starting Open Banking in Australia

13 June 2019

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