Sector: Financial regulation

The ACCC’s Annual Report: The Year in Review

October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Still much work to be done...

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On 22 March 2018, Dowsett J delivered judgment on penalties in ASIC v Cassimatis, the long running litigation related to the collapse of Storm Financial. The judgment provides interesting insights as to the Court’s...

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With housing affordability remaining a persistent headline issue, and following sustained regulatory scrutiny into Australia’s financial system generally, the ACCC’s preliminary findings on the pricing of residential mortgage products have been highly anticipated by borrowers...

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The ACCC’s priorities for 2018

January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has foreshadowed a busy year with criminal cartel actions and a focus on financial services....

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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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The ACCC will monitor residential mortgage pricing and the extent to which banks seek to pass on the costs of the Federal Government’s proposed bank levy...

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Issues to watch out for when managing the risks of a regulatory investigation...

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Nick Xenophon has called for changes to regulation of gift cards...

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LIBOR update

June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In today’s issue of our quarterly newsletter Regulator, Greg Golding and Andris Gauja have written an update on the snowballing LIBOR scandal, looking at the penalties imposed, the possibility of class actions and ongoing financial...

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Banks get a boost in US Libor case

April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 29 March 2013, US Federal District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald handed down a 161 page judgment dismissing a significant proportion of the class actions against banks involved in the Libor (London interbank offered rate)...

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