Topic: Finance and Insurance

Facilitates financial transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets, as well as pooling risk by underwriting insurance.


Weekly Updates

Each Monday, Stephen Walters provides an update on the economic week that was, and the week that will be. You can follow Stephen’s updates here.

The CBA APRA Report: “required reading” for all directors

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the Final Report of the Prudential Inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).

Higher penalties for directors on the way; here comes the BEAR

On 20 April 2018, the government has announced that it intends to significantly increase maximum civil and criminal penalties for individuals and corporations under the Corporations Act. The changes w...

ASIC Annual Forum: A matter of trust

The major focus of this year’s ASIC Annual Forum centred on rebuilding trust – trust within the financial services sector and the Australian community – and why it is so critical to business.

The Regulator: Other People's Money

Incoming Australian Securities and Investments Commission chair James Shipton outlines his vision for the corporate regulatory body.

Leilani Frew talks infrastructure

After over two decades in public and private finance, Leilani Frew MAICD shares her insights on public sector governance and national infrastructure risks and opportunities.

Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2017

The AICD has made a submission to the Senate Economic Legislation Committee inquiry into the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2017. The AICD su...

Consultation on the role of the Appointed Actuary

On 14 December 2017 the AICD lodged a submission with the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) relating to new draft prudential standards and a practice guide relating to the role of the ...

Strengthening penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct

The AICD has lodged a submission in response to the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce’s position paper on strengthening corporate and financial sector misconduct.

Banking Executive Accountability Regime Bill

On 2 November 2017, the AICD provided a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee inquiry relating to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Executive Accountability and Related Measures)...
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