Financial Services Legislation | eNews July 2021


Webinar: The Devilish Detail of Financial Services Laws

Tuesday 20 July 2021, 12-1pm

Join us for this webinar which will explore financial services laws in Australia through the lens of the Company and Securities Law Journal Special Issue: Financial Services Laws – Understanding the Devil in the Detail.

Associate Professor Rosemary Langford will provide a short address sharing her expert opinion on the state of Australian corporations law, followed by a Q&A session with contributors to the CSLJ Special Issue.

Q&A Panellists: 

  • Cindy Davies, ALRC
  • Associate Professor Scott Donald, UNSW Law
  • Dr Andrew Godwin, ALRC
  • Professor Gail Pearson, The University of Sydney Business School
  • Phoebe Tapley, ALRC
  • Samuel Walpole, Barrister
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First Background Paper: Initial Stakeholder Views

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

These background papers are intended to provide a high-level overview of topics of relevance to the Inquiry.

The first paper in this series summarises initial stakeholder views. 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.

FSL Background Papers:

Financial advice sector welcomes ALRC to Licensee Summit

On Monday 7 June 2021, Justice SC Derrington, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and Christopher Ash, Senior Legal Officer, presented the first session of the Conexus Professional Planner Licensee Summit in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Nearly sixty licensee heads gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities reform could bring to the financial advice industry.

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These free webinars presented in partnership with Wolters Kluwer CCH Learning are part of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s current inquiry into the simplification of corporate and financial services regulation in Australia.

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