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ASIC prepares industry for claims handling law
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
The corporate regulator has released more information to help life insurers and financial advisers adapt to new regulation when handling insurance claims.
SMSF fraudster sentenced
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
Craig Gore was sentenced to five years' imprisonment with a non-parole period of two years on six counts of fraud involving $345,000.
Your Future, Your Super reforms closer to legislation
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
The federal government has released its draft legislation for the Your Future, Your Super reforms, opening the industry consultation period until December 24.
Serious financial crime drops significantly
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
The abundance of serious financial crime has dropped significantly from last year, according to AUSTRAC's Fintel Alliance operations report.
Exemptions to AFSLs explained by ASIC
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
The Australian Securities and Exchange Commission (ASIC) has provided guidance to trustees of unregistered managed investment schemes in relation to whether they require an Australian financial services licence.
ASIC takes SMSF accountant to court
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against a Gold Coast-based SMSF accountant for failing to comply with an enforceable undertaking.
ASIC investigates ASX
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
The corporate regulator is investigating the ASX following an outage last week which saw investors unable to trade for 24 hours.
AFCA pivots to member experience
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
The Australian Financial Complains Authority (AFCA) is placing a higher emphasis on member experience following an increase in its membership base, two years on from its launch.
Business tax expanded to big corporates
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
The government has expanded its temporary tax write-off measure to include businesses with turnover over $5 billion.
Regulator continues crackdown on product adverts
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
ASIC has placed a stop order on another fund after it found radio advertisements compared the fund to term deposits and did not include proper risk warnings.
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