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Banking & Finance| 23 Feb 2021
In this edition, we consider the much-anticipated High Court decision in Westpac v ASIC on personal versus general financial product advice and the introduction of the ‘Your Future, Your Super’ bill and proposed amendments to continuous disclosure rules into Parliament.
Banking & Finance| 08 Feb 2021
The High Court has handed down its judgment in the much-anticipated case of Westpac Securities Administration Ltd & Anor v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  HCA 3. We examine the case.
Banking & Finance| 02 Feb 2021
In this edition, we consider an interesting case on the 'application moneys provisions' for the issue of financial products, we outline proposed exclusions from the new claims handling licensing obligations and report on reforms to AML/CTF legislation.
Financial Services| 14 Dec 2020
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia.
Superannuation| 07 Dec 2020
A raft of changes are set to be made to financial services laws by the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020.