20.04.2021

Webinars/Events

Upcoming Events WEBINAR What we’ve heard and where to next Feedback on Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry. Friday 17 June 2022 1.00pm AEST | 11.00am AWST Attendance available online or in-person at the Federal Court of Australia in Perth. Join us for a discussion of what we’ve heard and how the

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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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30.09.1993

Collective Investments: Other People’s Money (ALRC Report 65)

ALRC Report 65 (tabled 30 September 1993) is a two-volume report. It found that collective investments were a rapidly growing sector in investment in Australia, of considerable importance to the economy.Collective Investments: Other People’s Money concluded that policy should therefore ensure the twin objectives of encouraging business activity while ensuring that investors were adequately protected. In

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09.09.1993

Collective investments

The inquiry into collective investments was conducted jointly with the Companies and Securities Advisory Committee (CSAC). Its aim was to review the regulatory framework for prescribed interests and similar collective investments schemes. Consultation papers published as part of the Collective Investments inquiry were: an issues paper—Collective Investments (ALRC IP 10); and two discussion papers—Collective Investment

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27.05.1993

Personal Property Securities (ALRC Report 64)

Personal Property Securities (ALRC Report 64) was tabled on 27 May 1993. It reviewed the method of dealing with personal property securities. View ALRC Report 64 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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09.05.1993

Personal property securities

This inquiry begain in June 1990, when the method of dealing with personal property securities was both complex and inefficient. A complicated and often overlapping range of laws applied depending on the nature of the security, the type of property the security was taken out over and the class of debtor.These laws were a mixture

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28.04.1992

Collective Investments: Superannuation (ALRC Report 59)

ALRC Report 59 (tabled 28 April 1992) identified two means of government intervention to ensure retirement savings in superannuation were protected—requiring superannuation schemes to insure against the risk of failure; and prescribing measures to reduce liquidity and institution risk.The report reflected that prudential supervision was an acceptable way of intervening in the market. Collective Investments:

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