Latest Australian Securities and Investments Commission News

BGC Partners pays $110,250 infringement notice
Statewide Superannuation to pay $4 million penalty for misleading correspondence to members
Serial offender given 16-MONTH jail sentence
SR & Associates Pty Ltd not licensed to provide debt management services
ASIC issues information for tax financial advisers under Better Advice Act
Sydney director disqualified from managing corporations for 30 months
Sydney director disqualified from managing corporations for four years 23 December
Mayfair 101 Group to pay $30 million penalty for misleading advertising
Operation of Financial Services and Credit Panel
Interior design director charged with falsifying financial records
ASIC bans two Tweed Heads-based financial advisers for five and seven years
ASIC cancels AFS licence of United Wealth Group
Consultation on Modernising Registry Fees
Former MFS Ltd CEO, Michael Christodoulou King, declared bankrupt
ASIC bans Sydney financial adviser for two years
ASIC announces first sitting dates for 2022 financial adviser exam
Former director of Blue Star Helium James Cruickshank penalised and disqualified
Former NSW financial adviser Melinda Scott convicted of managing corporation while disqualified
Court freezes funds and assets of Ascent Investment and Coaching and its Western Australian director
ASIC urges greater focus on material business risk disclosure in financial reports
New Commissioner targets updated consumer protections
APRA and ASIC publish annual update on joint engagement 15 December
Charge withdrawn against former director James Feng
ASIC sues OnePath for fees for no service misconduct
ASIC welcomes new International Sustainability Standards Board and updated climate-related disclosure guidance
APRA and ASIC release notes on Superannuation CEO Roundtable
ASIC welcomes senior leadership appointments
ASIC bans Sydney based financial advisers for five years
ASIC cancels AFS licence of Premier Wealth Management
ASIC signs MoU with Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency
Super trustees offering default income protection insurance urged to check on member outcomes
Health funds must exercise caution when calculating Covid relief for policyholders
ASIC highlights focus areas for 31 December 2021 financial reports under Covid conditions
ASIC seeks feedback on proposed intervention orders for short term credit and continuing credit contracts
ASIC civil penalty proceeding relating to ANZ’s Breakfree package and offset calculations
ASIC sues ANZ for misleading customers and failing to provide promised benefits – final Royal Commission investigation
ASIC consults on relief for simple arrangements following credit hardship notice
Victorian director charged with making false statement to ASIC 8 December
ASIC brings criminal charges against Avanteos Investments for charging deceased superannuation members
Director of staff recruitment business disqualified from managing corporations for two years
ACT food and beverage director disqualified from managing corporations for three years and nine months
QLD director disqualification for maximum period
ASIC publishes Jobkeeper report
Banned NSW builder sentenced for making false and misleading statements to ASIC
ASIC reports on cyber resilience assessments of financial markets firms 6 December
AAT varies ASIC’s ban of former Sydney adviser
Former telecommunications director sentenced to five years imprisonment for breaching directors’ duties and dealing with proceeds
Earlypay announces change to classification of debt