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  • 19 Jan

    MFAA lodges submission on ASIC Industry Funding Proposal

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    ​The MFAA has lodged a submission​ on Treasury’s proposal for industry to fund the activities of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) in relation to the credit and credit intermediary sectors. The proposal followed the Government’s acceptance of Financial System Inquiry Recommendation 29 (Strengthening the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s funding and powers).

  • 19 Dec

    ASIC updates guidance for accountants who provide SMSF advice

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    ​​​​ASIC has recently updated its guidance for accountants who provide services to self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs). The guidance is contained in ASIC's Information Sheet 2​​16​ and ​covers

  • 19 Dec

    ACCC releases report on unfair terms in small business contracts

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    ​​The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report​ to assist up to 2 million small business owners to review potentially unfair terms in standard form, or “take it or leave it” contracts.

  • 19 Dec

    ASIC acts against BMW Finance

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    ​​​Action by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has resulted in an Enforceable Undertaking​ that will see BMW Australia Finance Limited pay $77 million in Australia's largest credit remediation program to "compensate customers for its responsible lending fai​​lures". The amount includes remediation payments ($14.6m), interest rate reductions ($7.6m) and write offs ($50m).

  • 19 Dec

    RedBalloon Christmas Gift Ideas

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    ​​​Experience happiness this Christmas with thousands of gift ideas from RedBalloon. From V8 racing, cooking classes, wine & lunch tours to hot air ballooning & fishing adventures, make someone happy this Christmas with an experience gift they'll never forget! Members receive $20 off when you spend $79 or more. Click here for more information and terms & conditions.

  • 19 Dec

    Complimentary Australian Broker magazine subscriptions

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    ​As an exclusive Christmas special, MFAA members are entitled to a complimentary two-year subscription to Australian Broker magazine. Offer open until 23 December 2016. Please send your details to bianca.neuda@keymedia.com.au​