Jane Eccleston, ASIC Senior Executive Leader, Corporations, joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's recent report into investors and initial public offerings.
Both the media release and the report can be found here.
ASIC Commissioner John Price joins the podcast to discuss recent law reform around crowd-sourced funding and ASIC's role in administering the new legislation.
Paul Muthaura, Chief Executive of the Capital Markets Authority in Kenya, joins the podcast to talk about the relationship between technological innovation and regulation, particularly in terms of the M-Pesa, a mobile-based financing service in the Kenyan economy.
Two members of ASIC's Market Integrity Team, Tom Veidners and Wendy Prince, join the podcast to talk about some of the work they undertake, including a few recent examples.
For more about ASIC's market integrity work, you can subscribe to our Market Integrity Update.
ASIC's Louise Macaulay (Senior Executive Leader - Financial Advisers) joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's recent review of how large institutions oversee their financial advisers.
The full report is available here.
Miles Larbey, ASIC's Senior Executive Leader, Financial Capability joins the podcast to talk about ASIC's new First Business App, which is aimed at assisting Australians in starting their own business.
You can find out more information about the app at ASIC's MoneySmart website.
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On 8 February, ASIC hosted a roundtable in Sydney and Melbourne for those with an interest in RegTech.
The roundtable facilitated discussion on the current RegTech landscape and its development and future potential to promote good risk management and compliance outcomes, and drivers and barriers to RegTech in Australia, including what the industry and ASIC can do to help promote the development and application of RegTech.
Mark Adams, ASIC Innovation Hub co-ordinator, joins the podcast to talk about the roundtable, why ASIC held it, what topics came up and where we go from here.
On 8 December 2016, the Federal Court found that German construction group holding company Hochtief Aktiengesellschaft (Hochtief AG) engaged in insider trading in contravention of section 1043A(1)(d) of the Corporations Act 2001, and has ordered Hochtief AG to pay a financial penalty of $400,000, as well as ASIC's legal costs.
ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour joins the podcast to discuss the details of the case, as well as its wider significance for Australia's financial markets.
You can read ASIC's media release on the matter here