Australia could be forced to increase its oversight of the US$4 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market in line with tougher United Kingdom rules.
Global regulators are issuing more than enough regulation to stop a recurrence of a global financial crisis, said Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens, as he cautioned that new potentially damaging threats to global stability could be overlooked.
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The Australian regulator released a consultation paper proposing class order relief and guidance for foreign companies offering CHESS Depositary Interests over their shares to investors in Australia.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is encouraging providers of investor directed portfolio services or so-called platforms to review ongoing compliance with class orders.
Australia’s disclosure regime ensures retail investors can trust the integrity of the market, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said, although it warned companies not to become complacent.
A survey by the Financial Markets Authority has found more people are confident in New Zealand's financial markets, but half are still unsatisfied with investment material companies give clients.
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has told banks it will stop allowing lenders to use non-recourse debt to bolster their Tier 1 capital requirements.
Australia’s securities regulator has outlined ongoing and new initiatives to cut red tape and lower compliance costs for market participants.
A long-term cultural shift for the better is underway in New Zealand financial services as the new Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 takes effect.