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’).

These 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.

The ALRC is required to publish one further Interim Report during the Inquiry, and this Report will include specific questions and proposals for public comment. A call for further submissions will be made on the release of this Interim Report. In the meantime, feedback on the background papers is welcome at any time by email to

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All Roads Lead to Rome: the ALRC’s new Background Paper on unconscionable and misleading or deceptive conduct

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