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Social media pump and dumps gain traction

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021
... target actions that threaten the integrity of markets and to take enforcement action where appropriate," commissioner Cathie Armour said. "We expect anyone involved in these campaigns to recognise the potential impact on market integrity and to be aware ...

Halifax auditor to cough up fines

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
... invest in financial products, namely exchange-traded and over-the-counter financial products. ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said auditors are important gatekeepers to the market and play a key role in ensuring financial reports are free from misstatements. ...

Greenwashing scrutiny needed: Evergreen

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... aimed at navigating greenwashing and mislabelling of funds. Meanwhile, ASIC's work continues. ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour told the Australian Institute of Company Directors recently that the regulator is applying scrutiny to the labelling of ESG ...

Zenith introduces ESG classification

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... particularly around sustainability." The corporate regulator is cracking down on greenwashing practices. ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour flagged that the review looks to unearth any type of ESG mislabelling slapped across investment products. The classification ...

ASIC review of ESG products underway

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... funds, analysing whether they're as 'green' as they claim to be. Writing on the aims of the review, ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said there is growing anxiety as to the risks of greenwashing - "partly driven by a lack of clarity about labelling or ...

LIBOR phased out by year end

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
... risks associated with inadequate preparation," ASIC, APRA and the RBA said in a joint statement. ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour added: "Firms should, as soon as practicable, stop the sale and issuance of LIBOR-referenced contracts that expire after ...

ASIC increases short selling surveillance

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021
... there is high risk that possessing such information could breach insider trading prohibitions. ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said investors expect to transact in a fair and informed market. "When activist short sellers provide accurate and meaningful ...

Forex CT cops $20 million fine

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... the law and their client obligations, ASIC will take action and the consequences can be severe," ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said. ASIC first initiated civil proceedings in the Federal Court against Forex CT and Yoshai in July 2020 and later banned ...

ASIC cracks down on binary options

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
... characteristics make them incompatible with investment or risk management use by retail clients," ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said. "ASIC's product intervention order will protect retail investors from these harmful products at a time of heightened ...

Another glitch for the ASX

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
... available, we are examining why far more trading did not occur on Chi-X on the day of the outage," ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour said.
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