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In September 2020, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) was tasked to inquire into the potential simplification of laws that regulate financial services in Australia.
The current ALRC inquiry: Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation is part of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry released in February 2019.

The initial findings from the ALRC’s inquiry will be explored in a webinar on May 17, by Nicholas Simoes da Silva, Legal Officer, Australian Law Reform Commission, together with The Hon Justice John Middleton, part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission, Judge, Federal Court of Australia and The Hon Justice SC Derrington, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Judge, Federal Court of Australia. 
Why should you register:

  • Don't miss this exclusive content - you won't be able to access this content anywhere else.
  • Webinars are complimentary to attend, register today and receive a link to the recording to watch on-demand.
  • These interactive webinars present an opportunity to elicit new perspectives and ideas, enabling individuals with diverse views to contribute to potential law reform.
  • Flexible learning – Select topics based on your interests.
  • Access insights and guidance from industry experts on key topics shaping future law reform in Australia.

Who should attend:

  • Legal professionals and academics
  • Financial services professionals and academics
  • Accountants
  • Corporations and financial services regulators
  • Investment professionals

The regulatory ecosystem for financial services in Australia

17 May, 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST

Can Australian financial services regulation be simplified? Join the ALRC to explore the initial findings of its current inquiry.

This webinar will explore the Australian Law Reform Commission’s preliminary findings on the regulatory framework for corporations and financial services in Australia. 

The webinar is being hosted as part of the ALRC’s current inquiry into the potential simplification of corporations and financial services regulation. 

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Comparative perspectives on financial services regulation

24 May, 5.00pm – 6.30pm AEST

Join a panel of international experts to compare approaches to the design of financial services regulation across different jurisdictions.

This webinar is one in a series of international webinars being hosted as part of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s current inquiry into the potential simplification of corporations and financial services regulation in Australia. 

The ALRC is tasked with making recommendations to facilitate a more adaptive, efficient, and navigable framework of legislation “within the context of existing policy settings”. The ultimate goal is to achieve meaningful compliance with the substance and intent of the law. 

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