The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has extended the deadline for Phase 3B Reporting Entities to start reporting derivative transactions until December 4, 2015.
Report highlights continued investment in technology as a main factor helping it to identify complex crimes and patterns of behaviour.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has released aggregate results on the secured Committed Liquidity Facility that financial institutions have established with the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The Financial Markets Authority has issued the first annual report under the new Financial Markets Conduct Act, highlighting progress in delivering a modern and flexible approach to regulating financial services.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has released two consultation papers proposing to remake eight class orders that are due to expire over the next three years.
New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority has issued a consultation paper on whether charities issuing debt securities should be subject to standard disclosure obligations.
The Stockbrokers Association of Australia has warned that proposals to increase industry funding of the corporate regulator may impose greater costs on brokerage firms, prompting more industry rationalisation and stifling innovation.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has released a consultation package proposing to either streamline or cease the Points of Presence statistics and data collection.
Australia's major banks are closing accounts of bitcoin companies, citing compliance risks resulting from tougher anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules.
The Australian government is requesting comment from the public on small amount credit contract laws to ensure that the regulatory framework strikes the right balance between consumers and lenders.