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Earlier this the year New Zealand passed legislation for mandatory climate related disclosures. This week the Australian Prudential and Regulation Authority published results of a self-assessment of regulated entities alignment with the  CPG Climate Change Financial Risks  based on the work Taskforce for Climate Related Disclosures (TFCD).


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By Kwame Slusher





While APRA -regulated entities are doing good job  following regulatory guidance in governance and disclosure, but still have a lot of work to do in embedding climate risk across their organisations.

This week results  climate change risks self-assessment survey of alignment of medium to sixty-four large banks, insurance, and superannuatio...

By Kwame Slusher

Thursday 4 August 2022

 



The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) published updates in the Regulatory Guide 263 Financial Services and Credit Panel,  the new INFO sheet 273 Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) decisions: Your Rights and published Report 734: Response to submissions  on CP 359 Update  RG263 Services and Credit  Panel (Rep 734...

By Kwame Slusher





GRC Institute Director Elizabeth Sheedy talks about the strengthening of transparency of CPS 511 Remuneration.


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By Kwame Slusher

Friday 29 July 2022


 

What does the future of the compliance professional look like?

This one of the questions posed by the Thomson Reuters 13th Cost of Compliance Survey 2022
The report launched in July found five critical challenges for compliance practitioners:

  • The volume  and implementation of regulatory change
  • A lack of budget and resources
  • ...

By Kwame Slusher

Thursday 28 July 2022




GRC Institute Director Athena Efstratiadis speaks about GRC professional skillsets and how they have evolved over the years.
 

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By Kwame Slusher

Thursday 28 July 2022


 

When it comes to design and distribution obligations(DDO) the securities and investments regulator will be focusing on compliance.

This week saw the (DDO) in action with an interim order preventing the issuance of the managed investment scheme  interests and shares to retail investors from Responsible Entity Services (RES), UGC Global Alpha...

By Kwame Slusher


 


Because issues around data protection are high up on the list for  many organisations, we thought we’d share one of Future Tense’s recent episode taking a legal and philosophical position on digital identity and the self. 

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By Kwame Slusher

 


Directors will be held accountable for cyber risk management.   

This week Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Commissioner Daniel Press wrote in an article published on the regulator’s website and The Company Director, “ASIC expects directors to ensure their organisation’s risk management framework adequately addresses ...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 22 July 2022





This week the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) launched a sandbox for the consumer data right (CDR).

This comes more than a year after banks were required build process to the share data with other financial services directed by the consumer.

Recently the Bank of Queensland (BOQ) paid a fine of   $133,200 after the ...

By Kwame Slusher