Consultation Documents

The ALRC will release a series of interim reports and background papers as part of its Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation.

The background papers are intended to provide a high-level overview of topics of relevance to the Inquiry. Further background papers will be released throughout the duration of the Inquiry, addressing key principles and areas of research that underpin the development of recommendations.

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

Interim Report A Background Papers:

Download Background Papers FSL1-FSL5 

Forthcoming Reports:

Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report B due by 30 September 2022
Financial Services Legislation: Interim Report C due by 25 August 2023
Financial Services Legislation: Final Report due by 30 November 2023

A formal call for submissions will be made on the release of each Interim Report. In the meantime, feedback on the background papers is welcome at any time by email to