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06.04.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews April 2022

WEBINAR INVITATION What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.30PM AEST (90 minutes) 2.30pm AWST, HKT, SGT | 6.30pm NZST | 7.30am BST As the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) moves forward with its current inquiry into the simplification of corporations and financial services legislation, it is turning

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29.03.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews March 2022

New Background Paper: Risk and Reform In a new Background Paper — Risk and Reform in Australian Financial Services Law (FSL5) — the Australian Law Reform Commission explores how an evolution in thinking about risk has been an important driver of financial services law reform. In particular, the Paper reveals how the ‘shifting sands’ of regulatory approaches have resulted

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23.02.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews February 2022

Submissions closing Submissions in response to Interim Report A close on 25 February 2022. The Australian Law Reform Commission seeks feedback on 16 proposals and 8 questions in relation to the reform of corporations and financial services legislation. The ALRC’s first Interim Report – as part of a three-year review of complexity in Commonwealth legislation regulating corporations and financial

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25.01.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews January 2022

Join our upcoming webinars (Re)viewing Twin Peaks in Australia and Abroad Thursday 27 January 2022, 6pm-7.30pm (AEDT) This free webinar will examine the Twin Peaks model of financial regulation in Australia and internationally. The webinar will feature a panel of prominent speakers, including former Chairs of APRA and ASIC, who will talk about the evolution and impact

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25.01.2022

ALRC InBrief | January 2022

Join our upcoming webinars (Re)viewing Twin Peaks in Australia and Abroad Thursday 27 January 2022, 6pm-7.30pm (AEDT) This free webinar will examine the Twin Peaks model of financial regulation in Australia and internationally. The webinar will feature a panel of prominent speakers, including former Chairs of APRA and ASIC, who will talk about the evolution and impact

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16.12.2021

ALRC InBrief | Merry Christmas

Season’s Greetings! The Australian Law Reform Commission wishes you a wonderful festive season. 2021 has been a productive year for the ALRC: submitting the Judicial Impartiality Inquiry Report to the Attorney-General on 6 December; and releasing the first Interim Report for the Financial Services Inquiry on 30 November. As an end-of-year celebration of the research, analysis and

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10.12.2021

ALRC InBrief | December 2021

Financial Services Legislation Interim Report A now online First interim report reveals significant complexity in financial services legislation. The ALRC’s first Interim Report as part of a three-year review of complexity in Commonwealth legislation regulating corporations and financial services was tabled in Parliament by the Attorney-General of Australia, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash on 30 November 2021. This Interim Report

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30.11.2021

Financial Services Legislation Interim Report A Released

Interim Report A now online First interim report reveals significant complexity in financial services legislation The ALRC’s first Interim Report as part of a three-year review of complexity in Commonwealth legislation regulating corporations and financial services was today tabled in Parliament. This Interim Report focuses in particular on the use and design of definitions in legislation.   The Commission

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30.11.2021

Religious Exemptions Inquiry Update November 2021

On 25 November 2021, the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 (Cth) (Bill), and associated legislation, was introduced to the Parliament of Australia. In accordance with Terms of Reference issued by the Attorney-General on 10 April 2019 and amended on 29 August 2019 and 2 March 2020, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) will conduct an Inquiry into the framework

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19.10.2021

ALRC InBrief | October 2021

Reform Journal Relaunched in 2021 In October, the Australian Law Reform Commission published the 95th issue of the journal Reform, following an 11-year hiatus. The first issue was released in January 1976, and then twice a year until 2010. The journal’s aim was to raise public awareness of contemporary legal issues and to provide a forum for

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