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Government to strengthen FMI

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
... Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) following a review by Australia's financial regulators. The Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) consisting of APRA, ASIC, Treasury and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) previously handed a report to government ...

Financial regulators poised for action

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... availability of credit to households and businesses, and the effective operation of Australia's financial markets. The CFR said that while Australia's financial structure is resilient, and the funding position of the banking system is strong ...

New Year, new APRA

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 20 DEC 2019
... with Australia's key regulatory agencies throughout the year particularly those within the Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Treasury," ...

Planners heed SMSF risk warning

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2019
... requirements. About 99% of the SMSFs concerned were invested entirely in one asset class - property. The action came on the back of a CFR report earlier this year in which the CFR said there are pockets of concern in the SMSF space but no systemic risk. ...

CFR, ATO report on SMSF borrowing arrangements

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2019
A new report by the Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has found limited recourse borrowing arrangements in SMSFs are not a risk to the financial system. The report by CFR and ATO was commissioned by the government ...

Mortgage broker trail commissions to stay

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2019
... respect of new loans, then prohibiting lenders from paying other commissions to mortgage brokers." In the lead up to the ACCC-CFR review, the Government said it will introduce some of the measures it has already announced. Among them is the final report's ...

Most investors shun credit ratings: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2018
... financial institutions" and approving extremely risky mortgage-related securities, according to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Perhaps the biggest criticism of credit raters is the 'issuer pays' model - whereby a bond issuer pays the agencies ...

ASX responds to CFR regulatory expectations

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2016
... has updated its Cash Equities Clearing and Settlement Code of Practice to align with new Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) policy statements. In March the Federal Government asked CFR to prepare the policy statements to ensure the right settings ...

Brexit won't impact Australia greatly: Treasurer

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUL 2016
... country is well placed to manage the economic and financial repercussions of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) presented a report to the federal government earlier this month reflecting the combined views of the Reserve Bank of Australia ...

Treasurer opens doors to ASX competition

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2016
... recommendations. The first was that the government be open to equities clearing and settlement competition. Following that, the CFR would "set out regulatory expectations for ASX conduct while it remains a sole provider," and finally, the ACCC would ...
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