Insights Insights
  1. Ongoing focus on corruption risk in Victorian Local Government

    24 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    In September 2019 Victoria’s Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) released a special report into local government procurement and corruption risk (Special Report).[1] The Special Report is notable given the wider context of...

  2. AFCA to begin naming financial firms

    1 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    From 1 October 2019, AFCA will begin naming financial firms within its published determinations. Until now, AFCA (and its predecessor schemes) anonymised all determinations. However, following a limited consultation, the Australian Securities and...

  3. AFCA reports $144.7 million in compensation over first 10 months of operation

    1 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has released a report summarising its results over the first ten months of operation. In what is approximately a 35% increase on predecessor schemes, AFCA has confirmed receipt of 60,687 complaints in...

  4. Royal Commission Recommendations Implementation Update

    10 September 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    8 months on – Industry feeling the Hayne There’s no doubt that the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry captured the public’s attention throughout 2018/19. The Commission saw...

  5. AFCA to begin naming financial firms

    27 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    AFCA will soon commence naming financial firms within its published determinations. Until now, AFCA (and its predecessor schemes) anonymised all determinations. However, following a limited consultation, ASIC has this week approved the necessary changes...

  6. AFCA reports $83 million in settlements

    17 July 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has this week released a report summarising its results over the first six months of operation. In what represents a 35% increase on predecessor schemes, AFCA has confirmed receipt of over 35,000...

Load More