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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


GRC Institute CEO Naomi Burley & Strategic and Engagement Consultant Carole Ferguson address the challenges of cyber resilience in light of the recent Optus data breach.


The 4 Cs
Court finds RI Advice failed to adequately manage cyber risks
Optus Cybe...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 30 September 2022


Licensees must do better with remediation.

This is the call from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) this week with the publication of an expanded remediation guidance--
RG 277: Consumer Remediation.

ASIC Deputy Chair Karen Chester said in an official statement, “The common stumbling block we have seen across remed...

By Kwame Slusher

Friday 23 September 2022

This week proposals to the strengthen protections around the handling of consumer data.

This comes after a major review conducted by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) looking at Privacy(Credit Reporting) Code 2014.

OAIC Commissioner Angelene Falke  said in a formal statement, “The way Australians’ personal infor...

By Kwame Slusher


$14 million in penalties for fees for-no-service

This week the Federal Court ordered five companies that were part of the AMP group to pay $14. 5 million for the fees for no service.   

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Deputy Commissioner Sarah Court said in formal statement this week, “ Superannuation trustees s...

By Kwame Slusher

The Australian Competition and  Consumer Commission (ACCC) could be considering clearer standards and regulations to ensure that ensure that consumer confidence is not undermined by allegation of ‘greenwashing’.

This is from speech given by ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard speaking at the Sydney Morning Herald Sustainability Summit. 

To i...

By Kwame Slusher



Last week we highlighted Money Men, Dan McCrum’s story about how scooped the Wirecard fraud story, for more on this watch
Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard.
Flight/Risk looks at the human cost of the Boeing 737 crashes and ensuing reputational damage to one of the largest names in the aviation industry. 


By Kwame Slusher


Climate Related Litigation

Who’s Gonna Save Us catches up with cross section climate change activists. One of the things this podcast charts is the rise of the sue climate change related litigation to stymy or to stop current and new oil and gas projects.


Climate Change and the Ethereum

The Merge in Ethereum—moving the from proof...

By Kwame Slusher

This October is Compliance Professionals Month and it will kick off with The IFCA International Compliance Conference!
GRC Institute CEO Naomi Burley talks a little about the layout of this event.



By Kwame Slusher

Wednesday 14 September 2022

Stakeholders will have until 7 October to have their say  on the draft legislation of the Financial Accountability Regime (FAR).

Financial Accountability Regime Bill was reintroduced to parliament as the Financial Accountability Regime Bill 2022 on 8 September and was moved to second reading on the day.

Assistant Treasurer and Minister for ...

By Kwame Slusher