ASIC Surprises FX Industry with Release of Product Intervention

What ASIC did not do. We look at the Product Intervention proposals that were left on the shelf for CFDs    Wednesday, 28/10/2020 | 13:29 GMT+2 Australia’s corporate regulator, ASIC,

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ASIC Officially Adopts Curbs on Selling CFDs to Retail Investors

Regulated firms are forced to limit the leverage they offer to a maximum of 30:1, down to as little as Aziz Abdel-Qader | Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Friday,

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ASIC Lays Out Strategic Focus for 2020-24 in Corporate Plan

Unsurprisingly, the regulator will focus on the long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Celeste Skinner | Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Monday, 31/08/2020 | 09:10 GMT+2 The Australian Securities

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Crypto Derivatives Getting Ready to “Explode”: Delta Exchange CEO Speaks

Pankaj Balani on the current and future trends taking place in the cryptocurrency derivatives market. Rachel McIntosh | Interviews ( CryptoCurrency ) | Tuesday, 11/08/2020 | 12:39 GMT+2 Photo: Rachel

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ACCC: Aussies Lost US$21.6M to Investment Scams in H1 2020

This loss is based on 3,325 reports made to the authority. Celeste Skinner | Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Monday, 13/07/2020 | 10:28 GMT+2 Photo: Bloomberg The Australian Competition

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The guidance comes 10 months after ASIC issued its consultation paper on CFD restrictions. Celeste Skinner | Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Wednesday, 17/06/2020 | 08:30 GMT+2 In particular,

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ASIC defers commencement of mortgage broker reforms and design and distribution obligations

20-109MR ASIC defers commencement of mortgage broker reforms and design and distribution obligations Friday 8 May 2020   ASIC today announced it will defer the commencement date of the mortgage

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Australian Inactive AFSL Holders at Risk of Forfeiting Licences

A number of AFSLs holding authorisations that cover retail FX brokerage operations are at risk of being cancelled.  Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Thursday, 23/04/2020 | 09:18 GMT+2 A

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COVID-19 information from ASIC

COVID-19 information As part of the Australian Government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is working to maintain the integrity and stability of

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ASIC Freezes Licence of Failed Investment Firm Longhou Markets

Prior to April 2016, Longhou was formerly known as Avestra Capital Pty Ltd and as AG Capital Markets Pty Ltd    Regulation ( Retail FX ) | Friday, 20/03/2020 |

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