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What is expected of a Licensee: the decision of Australian Securities and Investments Commission v RI Advice Group Pty Ltd (No 2)

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commenced proceedings against RI Advice Group Pty Ltd (RI) (an Australian Financial Services License…

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Liquidators’ environmental responsibility is reinforced by recent Supreme Court decision

In April last year the liquidator of Australian Sawmilling Company Pty Ltd (Company) exercised its power under section 568(1) of…

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Amendments to the exercise of power of sale for disclaimed properties – a welcome respite for mortgagees

On 25 May 2020, Queensland parliament passed the Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 (Act) to protect mortgagees of real property…

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ASIC’s new product intervention power

As part of its response to the Financial System Inquiry, the Australian Government introduced a product intervention power to enable…

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Guidance from ASIC: Approach to lending during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction In response to a request from the Australian Banking Association (ABA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has…

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The Aged Care Royal Commission: the relevance for lenders and how the impact on your customer’s business may affect you

Introduction The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (the Commission) was established in October 2018 to enquire into…

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