Australian Securities & Investments Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Australian Securities & Investments Commission
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Australia a 'paradise' for criminals: Medcraft

Australian Securities and Investments Commission chairman Greg Medcraft has called Australia a "paradise" for white-collar criminals, amid a call for tighter regulation of the financial services industry and greater funding for the commission, according ... [Published Business Spectator - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

ASIC to crack down on big four, AMP and Macquarie

Australia's six largest financial advice firms will be subject to surveillance from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) next year to make sure they comply with high-risk areas of the law. The initiative is part of the regulator's ... [Published Financial Standard - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Australia: Financial services regulator places advisers on watch

Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator has said that it remains concerned about financial advisers, and will watch them closely in coming months, particularly the six largest financial advice institutions because of their dominance ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Have A Fairy-Tale Wedding – At A Third Of The Price Tag

According to recent statistics, an average wedding in Sydney is estimates to cost around $70,000. The national average spend is at least $36,200 (according to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission), and $53,000 as quoted by the wedding ... [Published Shesaid - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Aussie Medibank Biggest IPO Since '97

Want to learn more about trading the news? Learn from the pros at FX Academy for free.Sign up now!By: DailyForex.comAustralian state-owned health insurer Medibank plans to raise up to 5.5 billion Australia dollars ($4.8 billion) in what could be the biggest ... [Published DailyForex - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Australia set for largest state IPO since 1997

Australian state-owned health insurer Medibank plans to raise up to 5.5 billion Australia dollars ($4.8 billion) in what could be the biggest state initial public offering (IPO) since Telstra (ASX:TLS-AU) in 1997.The company indicated an IPO range of ... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

ASIC targets insurance add-ons

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is to focus its surveillance efforts on “add-on insurance” that is marketed inappropriately to consumers.Its strategic outlook to 2016 – released this morning – says the regulator is concerned about ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

van Eyk administrator recommends liquidation

van Eyk's administrator has recommended winding up the research house, ahead of a meeting tomorrow to determine the company's fate.A month after being appointed administrator for the troubled research house, Trent Hancock, of Moore Stephens Corporate ... [Published Money Management - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Activists loophole tightened

Current regulations allow extraordinary stockholders' meetings to be requisitioned by just 100 or more investors. The Australian Government aims to lift this to a 5% threshold, in its changes to the Corporations Act and the Australian Securities & Investments ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

ASIC to review PI

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is set to review the professional indemnity insurance regime and how it is working in the financial planning space.The regulator's review of the regime was announced by ASIC deputy chairman, ... [Published Money Management - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

Healthy interest in Medibank float

There has been a healthy interest in Medibank float Source: CourierMail ONE in six Medibank policyholders have pre-registered to buy shares in the government-owned health insurance company, according to an update on the $4 billion-plus float. A statement ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Financial broker guilty of fraud

A South Australian finance broker has pleaded guilty to forging a memorandum of mortgage, to defraud $170,000 from an investor.Following Malcolm Royce Jones' guilty plea and conviction at the District Court of South Australia last month, the Australian ... [Published Money Management - Oct 15 2014]

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"At least, pilots have to sit for a competency exam run by CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) – I regard financial advice as just as important" he said. The story first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald
It will also look at responsible entities operating managed investment schemes and will "continue to identify 'red flags' and focus on high-risk entities."
A half century ago, Gough Whitlam gave the Chifley Memorial Lecture. He said: "A Labor government should re-create the Inter-State Commission. The constitution says that there shall be four arms of administration, the Parliament, the Executive Council, the High Court and the Inter-State Commission."

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Australia a 'paradise' for criminals: Medcraft [Published Business Spectator - 1 hour ago]
ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft calls for harsher p... [Published Victor Harbor Times - 2 hours ago]
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ASIC cancels non-aligned group licence [Published Money Management - 8 hours ago]
Adviser given stay on ASIC ban [Published Money Management - 8 hours ago]
388 Aussie Charities Revoked, 400 Warned [Published Pro Bono Australia - 8 hours ago]
OANDA Hits Trading Volume and New Client Milest... [Published PRWire - 8 hours ago]
Media Release 99/14 - Medibank Private Share Of... [Published Australian Government - 8 hours ago]
ASIC says vertical integration in financial ser... [Published Banking Day - 9 hours ago]
Assist auditor under ASIC spotlight [Published Adelaide Now - 9 hours ago]
Australia: Financial services regulator places ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - 10 hours ago]
Medibank Private sale to reap Australia US$4.8bn [Published Taipei Times Online - 12 hours ago]
Have A Fairy-Tale Wedding – At A Third Of The P... [Published Shesaid - 13 hours ago]
Australia set for largest state IPO since 1997 [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - 18 hours ago]
Aussie Medibank Biggest IPO Since '97 [Published DailyForex - 19 hours ago]
Newcrest managing director Sandeep Biswas' pay ... [Published Brisbane Times - 19 hours ago]
Man who conned The Angels frontman out of $100k... [Published 9News.com.au - Oct 20 2014]
OANDA Hits Trading Volume and New Client Milest... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Oct 20 2014]
OANDA Hits Trading Volume and New Client Milest... [Published SearchBug - Oct 20 2014]
ASIC will keep a watchful eye on financial advi... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 20 2014]
ASIC’s 2015 strategic plan includes crackdown o... [Published LeapRate - Oct 20 2014]
CGI recommends ‘no’ vote for Newcrest directors [Published PNGIndustryNews.net - Oct 20 2014]
Watchdog targets financial planners [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 20 2014]
ASIC targets insurance add-ons [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Oct 20 2014]
Watchdog targets financial planners [Published Canberra Times - Oct 20 2014]
Australia set for largest state IPO since 1997 [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
Commissions live within MISs post-FOFA [Published Money Management - Oct 20 2014]
van Eyk administrator recommends liquidation [Published Money Management - Oct 20 2014]
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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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