ALRC

Policy & Regulation

A leading governance body has hit out at “specialist interest groups proposing ad hoc law reform” when it comes to reforms of financial services legislation and believes ...

Policy & Regulation

The release of ALRC’s final report into financial services legislation has highlighted financial advice as a “significant” focus as it seeks to reduce costs and help advi...

Financial planning

Clearer regulation and legislation for financial services is on the horizon as the Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry, first launched in September 2020, is tabled...

Financial planning

The Australian Law Reform Commission has outlined two approaches to reducing legislation to make it easier for firms to offer robo-advice as it completes its review of th...

Financial planning

The Financial Services Council has noted the “enhanced risk” that comes from implementing changes to financial advice legislation simultaneously with the Quality of Advic...

Policy & Regulation

The regulation of financial advice is one of the highest priorities for the Australian Law Reform Commission as it looks to revamp financial services legislation....

Policy & Regulation

The ALRC’s third interim report is seeking to change financial services legislation to better reflect efforts that have been made to improve advice outcomes and professio...

People & Products

The Australian Law Reform Commission has appointed a new president, six months after the departure of Justice Sarah Derrington in January. ...

People & Products

Justice Sarah Derrington, who led the Australian Law Reform Commission’s review into financial services legislation, is to depart after five years. ...

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Policy & Regulation

Not only is there the Quality of Advice Review taking place this year, a legal review into financial services legislation has also been on the agenda....

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Editorial

2022 has been a unique year where advisers have been able to share their views and thoughts on how the industry should be shaped going forward....

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Policy & Regulation

The Government has released draft legislation implementing two recommendations made by the Australian Law Reform Commission relating to improving financial services legis...

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Financial planning

There is debate among industry associations about the benefits of a ‘rules advisory committee’ as proposed by the Australian Law Reform Commission....

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Financial planning

The Financial Services Council has warned it would be unwise for ASIC to be given greater powers in creating financial services legislation and any steps towards this sho...

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Policy & Regulation

With two days left to submit responses to the ALRC Review, the Corporations Act has been likened to a “disordered share house” that requires re-design and a deep clean. ...

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