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Time running out for claims licences
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... Some applications received have also needed to be re-submitted because of their poor quality," ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester said. "We are concerned that firms are running the risk of not submitting a complete application in time to get the benefit ...
Junk insurance lands Westpac in court
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
... action follows ASIC's investigation of 11 major banks and other lenders selling junk insurance. ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester said the investigations in late 2018 and 2019 found lenders had disappointingly not changed policies and conduct to stem harms ...
Mayfair found to have misled
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
... firms need to do the right thing by their investors, even when they are wholesale investors," ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester said. "They need to make sure they accurately describe their products when advertising. The court has shown that Mayfair 101 ...
Chester eyes ASIC chair role
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester has confirmed that she wants to be considered for the role as chair of the corporate regulator, taking over from James Shipton who will step down as soon as the right candidate is announced. A Senate Parliamentary Joint ...
ASIC pursues criminal charges in super
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... and is undertaking more than 20 enforcement investigations. Addressing the AFR Business Summit, ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester said its recent actions against Rest and Statewide Super are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ASIC's pipeline ...
ASIC winds up Mayfair 101 debenture issuer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021
... and to protect not only potential new investors but also the interests of existing investors," ASIC acting chair Karen Chester said. "This action is one of several we have underway (under our project True to Label) targeting fund managers not doing the ...
ASIC detects imposter bond scam
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021
... Scheme and using contact details obtained online to contact people pressuring them to invest. ASIC acting chair Karen Chester urged investors to be wary of the high yield claims given interest rates are low. "If you see or receive offers of high yield ...
Design, distribution obligations guide released
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 DEC 2020
... conditions, and information related to review and monitoring. Following an extensive engagement, ASIC acting chair Karen Chester said the obligations require firms to set their own boundaries to suit their business, products and customers. "If they stay ...
ASIC consults on consumer remediation
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... remediation schemes. "Putting money back in Australian consumers' hands has never been more important," ASIC acting chair Karen Chester said. "Ensuring that the processes for returning this money are efficient and fair is central to consumer confidence ...
Why has ASIC still not got a chief executive?
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020
... senior staff including James Shipton resisted moving to a stronger internal governance structure, its acting chair Karen Chester has told the ASIC expenses enquiry. Liberal senator James Patterson, who is chairing the enquiry into ASIC expenses, asked ...
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