The Compliance HUB A Guide Homescreen

Webinar – The Compliance HUB – A Guide

In this webinar, Compliance Quarter founder Connor James provides an in-depth guide to the Compliance HUB software and its features ...
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Unfair Contract Terms

Unfair Contract Terms

In March 2018, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) published REP 565 (found here: https://asic.gov.au/regulatory-resources/find-a-document/reports/rep-565-unfair-contract-terms-and-small-business-loans/), which outlines changes to ...
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New ASIC Guidance for the Fund Management Industry – Push on Compliance

New ASIC Guidance for the Fund Management Industry – Push on Compliance

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has just released a batch of guidance for fund management in Australia.[1] In ...
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How do I work out my compliance spend?

How do I work out my compliance spend?

In the just released final report of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) retail electricity pricing inquiry[1], energy retailers ...
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Consumer data right - speech by Rod Sims Chairman of the ACCC

Consumer data right – speech by Rod Sims Chairman of the ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chair Rod Sims has delivered a speech to the National Consumer Data Policy ...
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Solar Panel installation - PPAs compliance challenges

Power Purchase Agreements – PPAs – new compliance challenges webinar

Solar Power Purchase Agreements are on the rise in Australia. Solar PPAs are regulated primarily through AER's (and in Victoria, ...
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What is the new Financial Benchmark Regime?

What is the new Financial Benchmark Regime?

On 12 June the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) announced the final regulatory regime for Financial Benchmarks. This regime, ...
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Distributed Generation

Should Australia follow Argentina and introduce a National Regime for Distributed Generation?

One year ago, I arrived in Buenos Aires for the first time. Heading to a salsa club in the fashionable ...
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Fintech and Regtech Developments – March, April, May 2018

Fintech and Regtech Developments – March, April, May 2018

We last summarised regulatory changes for financial and regulatory technology (fintech and regtech) in February.[1] Since then there have been ...
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GDPR: The Legitimate Interests test

GDPR: The Legitimate Interests test

On 25 May the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. If you need help in working out ...
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Understanding your breach reporting obligations as an AFS Licence Holder

Understanding your breach reporting obligations as an AFS Licence Holder

Last month’s wealth management hearings before the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (Banking ...
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So, you’re interested in forming a bank in Australia?

So, you’re interested in forming a bank in Australia?

Is it just us or is having your own digital bank the new must-have item at the moment? The announcement ...
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Tech, Lies and Litigation – ASIC Reads the Riot Act to the Financial Services Industry

Tech, Lies and Litigation – ASIC Reads the Riot Act to the Financial Services Industry

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has taken more than a few big hits over the last month, as ...
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Increased penalties for white-collar crime are coming

Increased penalties for white-collar crime are coming

Last month, in the midst of hearings for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services ...
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Are Challenger Banks About To Succeed In Australia?

Are Challenger Banks About To Succeed In Australia?

Yesterday, APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) granted the first local digital licence to Sydney based volt bank. Volt and rival ...
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