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The latest updates, news and changes in banking and financial services regulation in the Australia market

A new year’s resolution for a crisis: new APRA powers now law

The Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Act 2018 has now passed and taken effect.

06 March 2018
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Productivity Commission releases draft report on Competition in the Australian Financial System – stability and competition

The Productivity Commission's draft findings from its inquiry into competition in the Australian Financial System rreveal that Australia’s regulation has favoured stability over competition.

15 February 2018
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Is your D&O Policy BEAR ready?

The Commonwealth Government’s Banking Executive Accountability Regime has recently been passed and awaits Assent from the Governor-General before taking effect.

13 February 2018
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Updates from Day One – Banking Royal Commission

The initial public hearing of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Commission) was held on February 12.

13 February 2018
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Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018
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Making capital more accessible for mutual ADIs – APRA releases updated prudential standard for mutual equity interests

APRA has released final revisions to the capital framework for mutually-owned authorised deposit-taking institutions.

04 December 2017
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The BEAR essentials: what you need to know about the Banking Executive Accountability Regime

The BEAR seeks to strengthen the responsibility and accountability framework of authorised deposit-taking institutions and gives new powers to APRA to investigate potential breaches.

15 November 2017
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A boost for the mutuals sector - Hammond Report on Reforms for Cooperatives, Mutuals and Member-owned Firms

The Australian Government has supported all of the Hammond Review's recommendations, potentially enabling thee mutuals sector should find the process of raising capital simpler.

13 November 2017
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Whistleblower reform: Important improvements to Australia’s private sector whistleblowing laws

The Commonwealth government has released draft legislation containing important reforms to Australia’s private sector whistleblower laws.

25 October 2017
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Will ASIC get to turn up the heat on penalties?

The ASIC Enforcement Review position paper sets out proposals to strengthen penalties for misconduct in the corporate and financial sector.

25 October 2017
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Australia's insolvency law reforms - where to from here?

Australia's insolvency reforms are some of the most significant changes to occur over the last decade, and will have implications to company directors, banks, and creditors.

09 October 2017
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KWM submission to the Treasury Review into Open Banking in Australia

KWM's response to the Review into Open Banking in Australia’s Issues Paper under which consumers could request financial institutions to provide or share their data.

22 September 2017
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