Sector: Financial regulation

Banking inquiry

ACCC banking on further inquiry

October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regulator pushing for inquiry into competition in retail banking...

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Banking on the ACCC

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the banking world digests Commissioner Hayne’s report, we look at what the Banking Royal Commission might mean for the ACCC....

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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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