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Tuesday 28 June 2022


The lending model used by BHF solutions and Cigno does not substantively stack up in the eyes of the Federal Court a second time around. 

The full federal court decision  finds , just a little more year on since the case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) was dismissed, that the combined fees of BHF and t...

By Kwame Slusher

Grease  your battle armour as  Cautionary Tales  host Tim Hartford shows that tone from the top  and changing corporate culture has been a challenge for centuries. 

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Earlier this year,  GRC Institute CEO Naomi Burley talked about the implications of the explicit mention ISO37301: Compliance Manageme...

By Kwame Slusher

Monday 27 June 2022


Super Trustees have been warned to be more transparent about their performance of the MySuper  products, as a review finds that the communications can be potentially misleading. 

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said in an official statement about the Report 729 Review of trustee communications about the MySuper p...

By Kwame Slusher

Thriving People Founder & Director Rebecca Christianson talks about to communicate effectively with Gen Y and Gen X employees.

Rebecca Christianson is the Founder and Director of Thriving People focusing on strategic People & Culture management co...

By Kwame Slusher

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Last week saw the regulator finalise their amendments to the macro-prudential framework.

The amendments are attached to the Prudential standard APS 220 Credit Risk Management and will take effect  on 1 September.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Chair Wayne Byres said in an official statement, “In the current environment,...

By Kwame Slusher

Tuesday 21 June 2022


Two years ago, at the AML and Financial crimes Congress Gavin Coles from Kasker Consulting warned attendees at the AML & Financial Crimes Congress 2020 that there might be major geopolitical shifts that could change the flavour of sanctions risks.

The 2020 session ended with Coles predicting major geopolitical shifts to come.
Those expec...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 17 June 2022

Soon of the GRC Professional Podcast the  GRC Institute Strategic Engagement Consultant Carole Ferguson will be talking about final Internal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Data reporting requirements that are meant to kick in next year.

When the final draft of IDR data reporting requirements was published the Australian Securities and Investments C...

By Kwame Slusher

Are you allowed to collect that?

The Good Guys,  Kmart and Bunnings have been singled out by choice for  using facial recognition to identify customers a select location.

CHOICE consumer data advocate Kate Bower said in an official statement, “Using facial recognition technology in this way is similar to Kmart, Bunnings or The Good Guys col...

By Kwame Slusher

Thursday 16 June 2022

What We Are Reading… The Lucky Laundry

The Recommended Reading section has been a bit quiet for while but that just because we’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of Nathan Lynch’s book The Lucky Laundry. 

Won’t put a link here, but support your local book store!

What are we Listening to…Kidnapping the Gods

ABC journ...

By Kwame Slusher

A quick snapshot of what you may have missed if you weren't  able to the attend our AML & Financial Crimes Congress 2022:

  • There continues to be disconnect between risk assessments and product offering.
  • Do not overcomplicate  the risk assessment.
  • Flawed risk assessment methodologies can unfortunate consequences ...

By Kwame Slusher