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Financial services laws under review
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020
Following on from the Royal Commission, the Australian Law Reform Commission has been tasked with reviewing financial services laws with a view to simplify laws regulating the industry. As part of its response to the Royal Commission final report, the ...
New class action regulations slammed
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... funded class actions, but that could just be achieved by implementing the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission." "I think the government's intention to protect the interests of class members can be achieved through giving greater powers ...
Board of Taxation reviews granny flat taxes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... enforceable family agreements were identified as a measure to prevent elder abuse in the 2017 Australian Law Reform Commission's report 'Elder Abuse - A National Legal Response'. The report found that current tax arrangements have been a deterrent, in ...
Insurers held to account with new FSC code
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 3 JUL 2017
... independent oversight of the code and members' adherence to it. The three LCCC members are former Australian Law Reform Commission president David Weisbrot, former Actuaries Institute president David Goodsall and Financial Rights Legal Centre principal ...
Education key in combatting elder financial abuse
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUN 2017
... insight and knowledge for assisting to be money gatekeepers." McGowan believes the findings of the Australian Law Reform Commission's Inquiry into Elder Abuse will indicate the need for more education, with the new resources working toward fulfilling ...
Elder financial abuse requires education
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 APR 2017
... arrangements for loss of capacity. In response to the elder abuse discussion paper released by the Australian Law Reform Commission, George said the issue should be "more carefully considered and planned for by trustees and their advisers." "The Association ...
FSC speaks out against elder financial abuse
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 JAN 2017
The Financial Services Council affirmed its support of the Australian Law Reform Commission's proposed amendments to help combat elder abuse. The FSC commended the commission's development of a national plan to address elder abuse, particularly a reform ...
End voluntary contribution age limits: Suncorp
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2012
... older people who want to remain active in the workplace. In a recent Suncorp submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on Grey Areas - Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws Discussion Paper , the group says it believes that a holistic policy ...
Consumer watchdog signals two-year ban on genetic testing
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 9 OCT 2003
... taking comments on its draft ruling before making a final decision. The two-year inquiry by the Australian Law Reform Commission and the Australian Health Ethics Committee called on the government to update discrimination, privacy and crime laws to protect ...
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