All resources for Financial Advice

Product Intervention Powers: a Legal, Comparative & Policy Analysis

Originally Published: 
A report written by Dimity Kingsford Smith and Dr Marina Nehme for the Consumer Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Bold and Sometimes Radical – The Final Murray Report

Michelle Levy of Allens provides analysis of the Financial System Inquiry final report, which was published on 7 December 2014

ASIC Deep Fries a Big Mac

Dr George Gilligan discusses ASIC's requirement that Macquarie sends 160,000 letters to clients that it has advised

Eight Ways to Improve our Financial Services Rules

Associate Professor Pamela Hanrahan of Melbourne Law School proposes eight ways to kick-start the Financial System Inquiry debate

Plugging the Leak or Stemming the Tide: Culture, Responsibility and the Future of Financial Regulation

Andrew Lumsden (Partner) and Dylan Vandervecht (Overseas Legal Adviser) of Corrs discuss the need for ethically responsible behaviour in the Australian financial system

ASIC, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Business Cultures and the Giving of Financial Wisdom

Dr George Gilligan of CLMR discusses business culture, the Senate Committee Report on ASIC and the draft report of the Financial System Inquiry

Focusing on the Interest of the ‘Financial Citizen’ as Retail Investor and Financial Consumer

Originally Published: 
UNSW Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith's submission to the Australian Financial Systems Inquiry.

The Future of Financial Advice: A Tale of Two Cities

Nicholas Melas of the Financial Planning Association suggests that FoFA is about defining the social contract between retail investors and financial institutions

FoFA Amendment Bill Introduced into Parliament

Allens Senior Regulatory Counsel, Michael Mathieson, reports on the Bill to implement the Government’s proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice legislation

The Coalition’s Future for Financial Advice?

The Coalition Government seeks to roll-back some of the most effective aspects of the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms.