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Why Australian Financial Services Licensees absolutely MUST prioritise cyber-resilience

Friday, 17 November 2017
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Fiona McCord

Senior Associate

12-18 November is Fraud Awareness Week, and once again, cyber-resilience is a hot topic.  As a licensee, do you wonder what you legally have to do?  Before we tell you,…...

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Room to improve AML/CTF Systems and Controls – Our take on AUSTRAC’s Risk Assessment

Wednesday, 25 October 2017
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Alexa Bowditch

Lawyer

In July 2017, AUSTRAC released its latest money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) risk assessment which focuses on the securities and derivatives sector.  Similar to past risk assessments released by…...

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Certified Wholesale – SMSFs and Accountant’s Certificates

Saturday, 14 October 2017
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David Court

Partner

On 7 July 2017, ASIC issued a media release concerning action that it had taken over a particular example of perceived inappropriate use of accountant's certificates to treat investors as…...

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So you’re planning on opening a cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin, Altcoin) exchange

Wednesday, 28 June 2017
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Alexa Bowditch

Lawyer

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a significant value increase in the recent past.  If you had the foresight to invest in Bitcoin and Ethereum in January this year, you…...

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What the Storm Financial case told us about wholesale client eligibility

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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David Court

Partner

The recent decision of the Federal Court in the Storm Financial case (or, to be legally precise, the case of ASIC v Cassimatis (no.8) [2016] FCA 1023) considers a number…...

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