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Thursday 30 September 2021

WhatsApp is facing the second highest GDPR fine. 

2021 has been bug year for the General Data Protection Right (GDPR) fines, with the Amazon being slapped with a $ 1.1 billion (746 million euros) and this week Facebook’s WhatsApp was slapped with the second highest fine of almost $ 400 million. 

On June 2018, the Office of the Australia...

By Kwame Slusher

Monday 27 September 2021

GRC Institute Director Annette Donselaar talks about recent work that done in looking at establishing or re-establishing a definition in terms for the three lines model used in GRC.

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Gadens Partner Dudley Kneller talks about the recent fine meted out to WhatsApp by the Irish regulator for GDPR breaches. Are there any implications for Australian businesses?

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Friday 24 September 2021

Compliance with Hawking Provision

The securities regulator has published further guidance to protect customers from being contacted about financial products without their consent.

This week Australian Securities and Investment Commissions (ASIC) published regulatory guide on
Hawking provisions to help regulated entities meet their compliance obligations which should kick into ...

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Friday 24 September 2021

A Short Penalties list 

The Australian Securities and Investments commission the has alleged that that Former Director Daniel Dixon made false and misleading statements to the securities and investments regulator about the D & E Dixon had no outstanding liabilities, but at the time of deregistration owed $26, 454.89.

Former Direct...

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stylus and screen with the markets--Companies need to comply with market integrity rules and avoid pump and dump campaigns

This week the Australian Securities and Investments commission (ASIC) expressed concern with the rise of ‘pump and dump schemes that seem to be on the rise.

For 2021 the regular has taken or is in the process of taking enforcement action this space. 

Dylan Rands has been banned from the financial services for 5 years for market manipulat...

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This week Australia’s prudential regulator has indicated that intend to go ahead with the independent certification requirement for related party arrangements when it comes to insurance in superannuation.

However, in letter to the superannuation industry, the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) they indicated that the requiremen...

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GRC Institute Director Julie Winkler talks about her professional development and her career on the GRC Professional Podcast.

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Friday 17 September 2021

The securities regulator has permanently banned Ross Andrew Hopkins from providing financial; l services after being convicted of the 15 dishonesty offences. 

Hopkins has also been sentenced to six years in prison. 

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) made three allegations against the former adviser for conduct be...

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Friday 17 September 2021

 This week saw the securities regulator publish additional information of the design and distribution obligation obligations that are meant to come into force on 5 October.

On the regulator’s ‘what the financial industry needs to know page’ the securities regulator breaks down the consultations restatement of expectations and some FAQs for...

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