Three financial services compliance lessons from the Royal Commission
Today we continue to look at financial services compliance.“It’s not enough, is it… to have those policies and procedures in place? Financial advisers need to comply with them”[1]. So asked assisting counsel last week in ...
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California Renewable Energy
Last week the CEO of PG & E, Geisha Williams, California’s largest utility provider, explained PG & E’s move away from coal (http://money.cnn.com/2018/04/12/news/companies/pge-coal-renewable-energy/index.html). Williams argued that natural gas and renewables are more economical for California, ...
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The rules for owning or operating an embedded network in New Zealand
We have spent a lot of time recently discussing embedded networks and, in particular, the ‘power of choice’ and embedded network manager reforms.[1] We also recently discussed the permissive regulatory environment in New Zealand for ...
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NDB scheme
By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  Photo by Jefferson Santos on Unsplash The OAIC has published its first quarterly statistics report under the NDB Scheme, Notifiable Data Breaches Quarterly Statistics Report: January 2018 – March 2018 ...
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Expanding into the New Zealand electricity retail market? The broad contours of the New Zealand system
Last week, New Zealand’s electricity regulator announced that “consumer choice has reached record levels, with 47 different retail brands now supplying New Zealand households”.[1] With so many new entrants into the New Zealand retail market ...
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Innovation in the Energy Market
Innovation in the Energy Market - If you believe the news, we are in the midst of an energy crisis. Ignoring the politicking, today we examine two areas of the energy market that are ripe ...
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