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'The age of disclosure is over'

21 October 2019

Financial services product disclosure laws have failed to protect consumers as intended, a study by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has found...

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Insurers fear 'consumer detriment' from draft product laws

21 October 2019

The Insurance Council of Australia has submitted proposals to avert “significant consumer detriment” it believes could arise from the draft Product Design and Distribution Obligations Regulations...

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New accounting rule 'gives more transparency': EY

21 October 2019

More financial details over how an insurer performed can be expected when the International Accounting Standards Board’s new IFRS 17 rule kicks in, according to global audit firm EY...

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NSW councils declare climate emergency

21 October 2019

Local councils in NSW have voted to declare a climate emergency and will urge state and federal governments to develop climate risk standards, such as providing more renewable energy for all new infrastructure and property projects...

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Consultation opens on draft privacy rules

21 October 2019

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is seeking feedback over its draft Privacy Safeguard Guidelines...

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NSW draft building bill may keep out insurers: ICA

21 October 2019

The Insurance Council of Australia says the NSW Government’s draft Design and Building Practitioners bill may not ease the insurance problem facing the construction industry...

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Victoria promises to pursue dodgy builders

21 October 2019

The Victorian Government has pledged to chase “dodgy building practitioners” through the courts on behalf of owners of apartments covered in combustible cladding...

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icare aims to improve return to work rates

21 October 2019

NSW state insurer icare has pledged to work closely with partners to improve return to work under its workers’ compensation scheme...

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ASIC enforcement action jumps

21 October 2019

Enforcement action by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission was “significantly increased and accelerated” in the 2019 fiscal year, the regulator reveals in its latest annual report...

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