Australian Securities & Investments Commission

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Name: Australian Securities & Investments Commission
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Call on CommBank Royal Commission disappointing and shallow

The decision by the federal government to reject a bipartisan call for a royal commission into the Commonwealth Bank was always on the cards, but its reasoning was both disappointing and shallow.Its response to a landmark Senate inquiry into the performance ... [Published Brisbane Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

No Royal Commission into CBA: Cormann

THE federal government has rejected calls to establish a Royal Commission into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. IT was one of 61 recommendations made by a Senate economics committee inquiry into the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 19 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Arthur's back. Wait, no he's not.

It's a crucial step in trying to restore confidence in the nation's financial advisers after a series of dodgy practices and hefty financial losses.But the Abbott government's announcement on Friday of an improved register for the beleaguered practitioners ... [Published Brisbane Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Adviser registry start date and funding model confirmed

The Federal Government has set a date for the rollout of its public adviser registry, which licensees will fund via increased lodgement fees of up to $44.The registry should be up and running by March 2015, according to Minister for Finance, Mathias Cormann, ... [Published Money Management - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Australia: Question over whether risk advice is too pricey

The question surrounding the current debate over a report by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) on risk advice is whether people are paying too much for advice around insurance, according to Rice Warner, a firm which provides research ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign insurers eye Qld

The Australian Government is considering allowing licenced brokers to sell insurance policies written by foreign companies. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said on 23 October 2014 that the liberalisation of the insurance market would result in lower ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

ANU's strong message lost

Business leaders have commented on the recent decision by the Australian National University to divest from seven resources stocks. Sky City Entertainment and Ramsay Healthcare board member Rod McGeoch argues the supposedly ethical move would have been ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

ASIC stand brings more convictions

Ian Ramsay of the Law School at University of Melbourne has released the first major research on insider trading cases launched by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC). It shows that the watchdog has brought 79 such actions since ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Study identifies 'type' most likely inside traders

MIDDLE-AGED men who are company directors, brokers and finance specialists or senior executives are the most likely culprits behind insider trading offences in Australia.That was one of the findings of the first major study of the enforcement of the nation's ... [Published Fraser Coast Chronicle - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

ASIC flatlines at estimates as the regulator looks to relaunch

Despite efforts to declare a new era of aggressive financial planning regulation, ASIC still struggles with the basics with a diminishing budget.The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s campaign to revive its credentials as a regulator hasn’t ... [Published Crikey Media - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Facebook accounts loophole under ...

The corporate regulator is being urged to investigate why Facebook and other large multinationals are able to claim an exemption from filing financial accounts in Australia.It comes amid an intense debate over how much multinational companies, particularly ... [Published Canberra Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

ASIC continues Macquarie remediation

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has pointed to its remediation work with Macquarie Private Wealth as one of its steps towards the regulator "doing a better job".In an address to the Senate Estimates Committee, the corporate ... [Published Money Management - Oct 23 2014]

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...The anti-windfarm, anti-renewable premier says: "It's a disgrace that energy generators are purchasing wind turbines from overseas instead of using Australian made." Irony at its best
"In some cases it's true that Australia's maximum penalties can be less than the maximum penalties overseas" said
"We've cut $120 million out of ASIC's funding over five years," he said. "These licences should be brought forward to start on the first of July next year."

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No Royal Commission into CBA: Cormann [Published NEWS.com.au - 19 hours ago]
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No Royal Commission into CBA: Cormann [Published Brisbane Times - 19 hours ago]
AVCAL welcomes venture capital spending [Published Money Management - 19 hours ago]
Cormann backs CBA process over Royal Commission [Published Money Management - 20 hours ago]
Adviser registry start date and funding model c... [Published Money Management - 20 hours ago]
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Govt rejects call for CBA royal commission [Published Business Spectator - 21 hours ago]
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ASIC: Technology And New Players Are Bringing C... [Published Business Insider Australia - 23 hours ago]
Foreign insurers eye Qld [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
ANU's strong message lost [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
ASIC stand brings more convictions [Published Individual.com - Oct 23 2014]
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TriAusMin Limited Announces Scheme of Arrangeme... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 06 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2014) - TriAusMin Limited (TSX:TOR)(ASX:TRO) (" TriAusMin " or the " Company ") is pleased to announce that, further to its press releases dated 10 March, 6 June, 15 July, 28 July and 4 August 2014, the orders ...
JPMorgan Lied To Fed, Did Not Report Losing Tra... [Published Zero Hedge - May 26 2014]
Long before Virtu was forced to pull its IPO due to the backlash against HFT frontrunners in party due to being stupid enough to post its perfect trading record of 1 trading day loss in 5 years which could only be the result of a grossly rigged market, ...
Reading notes: Submissions to the ACNC Senate I... [Published Core Economics - May 18 2014]
I previously commented  on the batch of submissions (all 16 of them) that were available during the weekend following the May 2, 2014 deadline for submissions. In the following week, 132 submissions were added for a total of 148 (one being a duplicate ...
US News Covers Taib Money-Snatching [Published Sarawak Report - May 12 2014]
Another top international news organisation has endorsed and corroborated the information Sarawak Report has exposed about Taib Mahmud’s extraordinary and illicit wealth. The major news service Bloomberg/Business Week has just brought out an extensive ...
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