16.11.2021

ARITA Expert Series: Insolvency

Justice SC Derrington, President of the ALRC, presented at the ARITA Expert Series: Insolvency on 11 November 2021.

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20.04.2021

Webinars/Events

View upcoming and past events relating to the ALRC Financial Services Legislation Inquiry.

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09.04.2021

Webinar: Comparative Perspectives on Financial Services Regulation

Monday 24 May 2021
Join a panel of international experts to compare approaches to the design of financial services regulation across different jurisdictions.

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09.04.2021

Webinar: The Regulatory Ecosystem for Financial Services in Australia

Monday 17 May 2021
Can Australian financial services regulation be simplified?
Join the ALRC to explore the initial findings of its current inquiry on the regulatory framework for corporations and financial services in Australia.

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11.09.2020

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Interim Report A was tabled in Parliament on 30 November 2021. Submissions in response to Interim Report A closed on 25 February 2022. The ALRC has been asked to inquire into the potential simplification of laws that regulate financial services in Australia. The Inquiry is part of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission into

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10.04.2019

Review into Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime

On 10 April 2019, the Hon Christian Porter, Attorney-General of Australia, provided Terms of Reference to the ALRC for an inquiry into Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime. The ALRC released a Discussion Paper and called for submissions on 15 November 2019. Submissions closed on 31 January 2020. The report, Corporate Criminal Responsibility (Report 136, 2020)

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07.08.2010

Corporate insolvency: restructuring the financial sector and understanding the long terms effects of the GFC

Presentation by Justice Berna Collier, Part-time Commissioner of the ALRC, to the Australian Women Lawyers Conference, Stamford Plaza Brisbane, 7 August 2010 The world of finance does not stand still. For those of us in the law, where developments occur at a more structured (dare I say, sedate?) pace, the roller-coaster ride of the Global

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14.08.2009

Government gives giant ‘tick’ to ALRC privacy recommendations

The Australian Law Reform Commission has welcomed today’s announcement by the federal Government that it will implement a large portion of the recommendations of the ALRC’s review of Australian privacy laws.The first stage of the Australian Government’s formal response to For Your Information: Australian Privacy Law and Practice (ALRC 108) considers 197 of the 295

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11.08.2008

Media Briefing – Reform of the credit reporting system

The Privacy Act regulates the system of credit reporting, allowing information about an individual’s credit-worthiness to be collected and disclosed to credit providers, such as banks, finance companies, mortgage companies, and mobile phone service providers. In Australia, this information is collected by a small number of specialist credit reporting companies from credit providers and from

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12.09.2007

ALRC proposes a more comprehensive credit reporting regime

The Australian Law Reform Commission has proposed the introduction of a more comprehensive credit reporting regime, in a Discussion Paper released today as part of its major review of Australian privacy law and practice.ALRC President, Professor David Weisbrot, said that the ALRC’s review was the first Australian inquiry to recommend such a change, following extensive

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