25.01.2023

Reflecting on Reforms II – Submissions to Interim Report B (FSL10)

This discussion of the submissions received in response to Interim Report B is the 10th in a series of background papers to be released by the ALRC as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation.

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09.12.2022

All roads lead to Rome: unconscionable and misleading or deceptive conduct in financial services law (FSL9)

This discussion of unconscionable and misleading or deceptive conduct is the ninth in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission (‘ALRC’) as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’).

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12.10.2022

New Business Models, Technologies, and Practices (FSL7)

This discussion of the regulation of new business models, technologies, and practices is the seventh in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission (‘ALRC’) as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’).

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30.09.2022

Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report B (ALRC Report 139)

The Australian Law Reform Commission report, Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report B (Report 139, 2022), was tabled in Parliament by the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP on 30 September 2022. Interim Report B contains recommendations, proposals, and questions in relation to the reform of corporations and financial services legislation. The recommendations in Interim

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09.08.2022

ALRC Submission: 2021–22 Review of the Legislation Act 2003

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is grateful for the opportunity to make a submission to the 2021–22 Review of the Legislation Act 2003 (‘Legislation Act’).

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12.05.2022

Reflecting on Reforms – Submissions to Interim Report A (FSL6)

This discussion of the submissions received in response to Interim Report A is the sixth in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission (‘ALRC’) as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’). These background papers are intended to provide

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21.03.2022

Risk and Reform in Australian Financial Services Law (FSL5)

This discussion of the role of risk in reform of Australian financial services law is the fifth in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’).

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30.11.2021

Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report A (ALRC Report 137)

The Australian Law Reform Commission report, Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report A (Report 137, 2021), was tabled in Parliament on 30 November 2021. The Report contains recommendations, proposals, and questions in relation to the reform of corporations and financial services legislation.

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19.11.2021

Historical Legislative Developments (FSL4)

This summary of key historical legislative developments is the fourth in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’). These background papers are intended to provide a high-level overview of topics of

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15.10.2021

Improving the Navigability of Legislation (FSL3)

This discussion of legislation and its navigability is the third in a series of background papers to be released by the Australian Law Reform Commission as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation (‘the Inquiry’). These background papers are intended to provide a high-level overview of topics of

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