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GRC Institute Director Julie Winkler talks about her professional development and her career on the GRC Professional Podcast.


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By Kwame Slusher

Friday 17 September 2021






The securities regulator has permanently banned Ross Andrew Hopkins from providing financial; l services after being convicted of the 15 dishonesty offences. 

Hopkins has also been sentenced to six years in prison. 

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) made three allegations against the former adviser for conduct be...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 17 September 2021





 This week saw the securities regulator publish additional information of the design and distribution obligation obligations that are meant to come into force on 5 October.

On the regulator’s ‘what the financial industry needs to know page’ the securities regulator breaks down the consultations restatement of expectations and some FAQs for...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 17 September 2021





Hunt & Hunt Lawyers Partner Andrew Ham told the GRC News Page that the recent industry risk assessments had been long awaited by the reporting entities. 

Recently the Australian Financial Intelligence Unit published industry assessments on key financial industries covered under the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing act....

By Kwame Slusher


 


This week saw two banks facing criminal prosecutions for false and misleading conduct. 

A Failure in Systems and Processes

On Wednesday of this week the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) highlighted that fact that ME Bank was before the Federal Court for false and misleading representations in relation to communic...

By Kwame Slusher

Thursday 16 September 2021





GRC Institute CEO Naomi Burley talks about the upcoming IFCA conference and the importance of professional development .

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By Kwame Slusher





This week the GRC Professional Podcast hosts a guest presentation from Phil Preston on purpose.

The rapid trend to purpose in business is driving a quantum shift in the way companies need to govern and manage themselves. What i...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 10 September 2021



GRC Institute CEO Naomi Burley talks about the GRC2021 Annual Conference: Raising the Bar- New thinking for new times. This year the conference will be held virtually on the 28 -29 October.

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By Kwame Slusher

Wednesday 8 September 2021




The federal court has found the First Choice Fund of Colonial First State made false and misleading representations on 12, 978 occasions. 

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), “Superannuation fund members need to receive clear and accurate information to make informed decisions. ASIC alleged Colonial made misleading r...

By Kwame Slusher

Tuesday 7 September 2021






“Compliance breaches happen in all businesses. Breach reporting is integral for Board oversight and risk management by licensees. It is also needed for ASIC’s system wide regulatory oversight.”

This is the message from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) with the release with new guidance on breach reporting and a...

By Kwame Slusher