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ASIC prepares to be primary super conduct regulator
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
ASIC commissioner Sean Hughes has made it clear the regulator is already positioning itself to be the primary conduct regulator in superannuation. Speaking at a Risk Management Association Australia event yesterday, Hughes said ASIC's role in regulating ...
Court dismisses Westpac lending practice case
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... other expenses including the repayments under proposed loan) was a measure of suitability, Perram said. Commissioner Sean Hughes commented ASIC took on the case against Westpac because it needed judicial clarification on a legal obligation on lenders. ...
ASIC moves to ban direct life cold calling
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
... intended to restrict outbound sales of life and funeral insurance in an effort to protect consumers. ASIC Commissioner Sean Hughes said the corporate regulator was determined to step in when consumer trust in "the system" was under threat. He added ASIC ...
AFCA delivers $83 million win
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
... voluntarily cancelled their licences and 48 credit licensees were cancelled or suspended by ASIC. ASIC commissioner Sean Hughes said: "ASIC has taken proactive measures to protect consumers from those few financial services licensees and credit licensees ...
ASIC slams consumer credit failures
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2019
... telephone sales staff use high-pressure selling and other "unfair sales practices" when selling CCI. ASIC commissioner Sean Hughes said the corporate regulator was "deeply troubled" by the findings in the report, which included the likes of Commonwealth ...
ASIC outlines enforcement efforts
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
... current systems, policies and procedures. Findings must be reported back to ASIC with nine months. ASIC commissioner Sean Hughes said the court found after a six week contested trial : "Westpac traded with the dominant purpose of manipulating the benchmark ...
Regulators unite for life insurance transparency
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAR 2019
... will use them to gain deeper insights into the performance of the life insurers they oversee." ASIC commissioner Sean Hughes said both the online tool and APRA's data publication complemented each other, and added the joint data initiative would ...
Former adviser cops 10-year prison sentence
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
... deliberately breached his clients' trust. ASIC welcomes the sentencing decision handed down today," ASIC Commissioner Sean Hughes said. Nakhl is a former representative of Australian Financial Services Limited which has since gone into liquidation. ...
ASIC appoints second deputy chair
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 DEC 2018
... alongside Daniel Crennan , who was appointed co-deputy chair in March, and two new commissioners in Danielle Press and Sean Hughes. Frydenberg announced Press and Hughes' appointments in September. Press had a short stint as chief executive of Myer Family ...
Kell resigns from ASIC
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
... resignation brings ASIC's commissioner lineup to six, with new commissioner Danielle Press starting this week and Sean Hughes commencing later in the year. ASIC also recently appointed a second deputy chair in Daniel Crennan QC who has a key focus on ...
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