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The enhanced Australian regulatory sandbox: now in play?

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Financial Services Royal Commission draft legislation: Stricter hawking rules

The proposed Hawking of Financial Products Bill introduces a general prohibition on the offer for sale, issue or transfer of financial products to retail clients arising from “unsolicited...

12 February 2020

The new data economy is approaching: Open Banking mandated to start from 1 July 2020

The legal framework is now in place for the start of the CDR in the banking sector. The timeframes for responding to requests for consumer data have...

11 February 2020

ASIC’s new direction powers or draconian powers? – navigating the proposal

The Australian Treasury has last week released proposed legislation to give effect to the Government’s response to the Financial Services Royal Commission recommendations.

10 February 2020

Financial Services Royal Commission draft legislation: fundamental changes to breach reporting

Stronger breach reporting laws have been on ASIC’s wish-list since the release of the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce Report in December 2017. The legislation is proposed to come...

10 February 2020

Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak On Chinese Commodity Sale Contracts

As one of the largest consumers of commodity products globally, the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on international commodity contracts with Chinese buyers raises challenging and important...

10 February 2020

Are content quotas on the way for Australian screens?

The Australian Government has recently published its response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Digital Platforms Inquiry Report.

07 February 2020

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