ASIC releases updated guidance on client money

ASIC releases updated guidance on client money

ASIC has this week released updated guidance for Australian financial services (AFS) licensees that hold client money for trading in ...
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Solar feed-in tariffs

Solar feed-in tariffs 2018/19 for NSW call for submissions

By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has released an Issues Paper for discussion on ...
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Royal Commission, Round One: The home loan ‘Introducer’ program

Royal Commission, Round One: The home loan ‘Introducer’ program

This week the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Royal Commission), began round ...
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February Fintech Roundup: The Open Banking Review and Fintech lending to SMEs

February Fintech Roundup: The Open Banking Review and Fintech lending to SMEs

February Fintech Roundup: The Open Banking Review and Fintech lending to SMEs. In February we saw the release of two ...
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Restrictions on payday loans and rent-to-buy schemes? New private members Bill

Restrictions on payday loans and rent-to-buy schemes? New private members Bill

Restrictions on payday loans and rent-to-buy schemes? On the 26 February, legislation was introduced to the Commonwealth House of Representatives ...
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ASIC oversight of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA): Consultation Open

ASIC oversight of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA): Consultation Open

ASIC oversight of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA): Consultation Open - On March 5 the Australian Securities & Investments ...
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ACCC compliance and enforcement priorities

ACCC compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018 include energy

In this article, we examine ACCC compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018, including energy and the consumer data right. By ...
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Window safety devices

Window safety devices in common areas

By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  Owners corporations must ensure that all windows fitted to common property, above the ground floor, ...
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energy experts

Webinars with the Energy Experts at Compliance Quarter

In addition to our regular news updates and analysis, the regulatory energy experts at Compliance Quarter have been busy helping ...
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Consultation on Exposure Draft on Australian Consumer Law (ACL) Amendments

Consultation on Exposure Draft on Australian Consumer Law (ACL) Amendments

The Government recently released an exposure draft of a Bill (the draft Bill) capturing many of the recommendations of 2017’s ...
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Safety Management system

Safety Management system reporting requirements under review – NSW

Photo by Adam Birkett on Unsplash By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  The Electricity Supply (Safety and Network Management) Regulation 2014 requires all NSW electricity network ...
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New law proposed strengthening ATO’s powers: Are you ensuring that your employees get their Superannuation entitlements?

New law proposed strengthening ATO’s powers: Are you ensuring that your employees get their Superannuation entitlements?

The Government is currently seeking submissions on an exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Taxation and Superannuation Guarantee Integrity ...
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NSW water compliance reform: Expected changes in 2018

NSW water compliance reform: Expected changes in 2018

NSW irrigators will soon be subject to a host of new water compliance reform obligations, due to a swift government ...
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design obligations

New Design and Distribution Obligations for Financial Products

On 21 December 2017, the Government began consultation on the exposure draft of a new law (the draft Bill) which ...
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