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Thursday 27 July 2017

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said both government and industry have a role to play in tackling cyber threats to the NZ market.

At the Future of Financial Services Conference, Reserve Bank Head of Prudential Supervision, Toby Fiennes, said that as prudential regulator, he is looking to see if banks are taking the threat of cyber risk ...

By the GRC Professional

*This article was originally published in the June Edition of the GRC Professional

David Jacobson, Lawyer for Financial Service Providers, writes about the liability of compliance professionals. 

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by David Jacobson

Two recent announcements have the potential to incre...

By the GRC Professional

Monday 24 July 2017

When it comes to risk and compliance, are you thinking of competition and consumer protection?

In 2012, Delia Rickard was appointed to the position of Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). She will also be on the regulatory panel for the
21st Annual GRC2017 Conference in October.

Rickard has been dealin...

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Monday 17 July 2017

*This article was originally published in the June Edition of the GRC Professional

Dr. Philippa Ryan, Barrister and Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) talks to the GRC Professional about Bitcoin exchanges. 

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Data privacy and cyber security are interlinked, but they are not the same thing.

At the Data + Privacy Asia Pacific Conference, Sheila FitzPatrick, World Wide Legal Data Governance and Privacy Counsel Chief Privacy Officer at NetApp, emphasised that when talking to suppliers for cloud storage, there often tends to be a focus on data securit...

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Monday 17 July 2017

The Treasury has released a consultation draft for the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR), which will focus on authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).

The recently-released consultation paper stated that ADIs enjoy the privileged position of trust in the Australian financial system. However, the consultation paper also highl...

By the GRC Professional

ACCC Media Release

17 July 2017

The ACCC is warning the community to watch out for investment scammers who promise the world but leave their victims with broken dreams and empty bank accounts.

“In the first half of 2017, Australians have reported losing over $13 million to investment scams to the...

By the GRC Professional

Thursday 13 July 2017

In Sydney, The GRC Professional sat down with Deborah Latimer, Director of boutique GRC Consultancy
Sector Seven, to talk about culture. The concept of organisational culture is a hot topic, but it is also one that is not necessarily well understood.

At the GRC2015 Conference, held in Melbourne, Deborah hosted a workshop, entitled Strategy and...

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ASIC Consultation Paper 

Released 11 July 2017. Comments close 8 August 2017.

This consultation paper sets out ASIC’s proposals to make ASIC Client Money Reporting Rules 2017 under s981J of the Corporations Act 2001.

We are seeking feedback from our stakeholders on our proposals to make new rules that will impose record-keeping, reconc...

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Monday 10 July 2017

Recently, we had our annual New Zealand Summit. The Summit covered a wide range of issues faced by risk and compliance professionals in New Zealand.
In attendance was a veritable “all-star” cast of presenters from industry, as well as from the Financial Monetary Authority (FMA):

  • Gareth Pindred
  • Gary Hughes
  • Lena da Fonseca
  • ...

By the GRC Professional