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JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022   12:53PM
A former financial adviser will serve a three-year correctional order, including home detention, for providing fabricated evidence as part of an ASIC investigation.

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Good isn't good enough for the super system: Byres

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
At the FINSIA 'The Regulators' event, APRA chair Wayne Byres has detailed the regulator's foremost superannuation priorities.

Charges laid in lengthy ASIC investigation

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
A former financial adviser who was permanently banned in 2016 for using close to $2 million in client funds for his own use has now been charged with 17 offences related to the alleged fraudulent transfer of shares to himself.

APRA identifies NESS Super board deficiencies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2022
APRA has told NESS Super to improve its governance after a review found deficiencies with its board.

AIST proposes crisis preparedness standards to APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2022
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has acknowledged the difficulty of implementing industry-wide rulesets and has released its future crisis contingency planning recommendations to APRA.

AFCA adopts case merit assessments

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority will permanently adopt a merit assessment process, so that complaints where no error or financial loss has occurred can be identified and excluded quickly.

Senator Bragg defends domestic crypto ETFs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022
In a letter to ASIC, Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has welcomed foreign crypto ETF competition but not before domestic products have become widely available.

Federal Court rules against RI Advice in cybersecurity case

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022
The Federal Court has found RI Advice breached its obligations as a licensee by failing to have adequate systems in place to manage cybersecurity risks, leading to several incidents that put client information at risk.

Breach reporting regime a distraction: Report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
A survey of compliance professionals has found 67% believe ASIC's breach reporting rules distract from other issues and the greatest proportion of reports filed relate to financial advice failures.

NAB evades AUSTRAC fine for non-compliance

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
National Australia Bank (NAB) has avoided a civil penalty for issues related to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML-CTF) laws.
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