Appendix C: Industry Implementation

Recommendation Relevant stakeholders Timing Recommendation 1.8 – Amending the Banking Code Australian Banking Association (ABA), individual banks The ABA has announced the amended Banking Code, incorporating recommendations 1.8 and 1.13, will be implemented by March 2020. The Government welcomes the Read More …

7.2 — Implementation of recommendations

The recommendations of the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce made in December 2017 that relate to self‑reporting of contraventions by financial services and credit licensees should be carried into effect. Government Response The Government agrees to implement the outstanding ASIC Enforcement Read More …

Culture, governance and remuneration

Because primary responsibility for misconduct in the financial services industry lies with the entities concerned and those who manage and control them, effective leadership, good governance and appropriate culture within the entities are fundamentally important. And culture, governance and remuneration Read More …

Simplifying the law so that its intent is met

A general recommendation is that, as far as possible, exceptions and qualifications to generally applicable norms of conduct in legislation governing financial services entities should be eliminated (Recommendation 7.3). In this way, the first, and essential, step to take is Read More …