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Merchant Surcharging Rules Commence 1 September 2017

From 1 September 2017, new merchant pricing standards will apply to all merchants that accept credit card, debit card and…

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Federal Budget 2017-18: The Australian Banking Sector In The Spotlight

On 9 May 2017, the Federal Treasurer – the Honourable Scott Morrison MP, handed down the 2017-18 Federal Budget. In…

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Privacy – your obligation to notify breaches will start by February 2018

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Breach Notification Act) had Royal assent on 22 February.  This means that…

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Privacy – Breach notification bill introduced

On Wednesday, 19 October the Government introduced the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 to Parliament. The Bill is designed to…

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What happens now? ASIC firm on the sale of add on insurance products

ASIC has taken a firm stance on the sale of add-on insurance products in a recent report (REP 492), asserting…

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ASIC releases guidance on robo-advice

Many advisers use some form of software to help prepare and deliver advice to their clients, but the key element…

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