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In the first in our global series of regulatory podcasts focussing on conduct issues, financial services partners from Australia, United Kingdom and the United States cover the rising cost of living, vulnerable customers and consumer duty.

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Episode 6 of the Regulation Tomorrow Podcast is out now. In the latest edition of our monthly podcast, we take a look at some of the main regulatory news stories from across the globe in the financial services space.

We begin with a look at the Woolard Review in the UK with Matthew Gregory, who

To help licensees design and execute consumer-centred remediation programs, ASIC has recently released a practical field guide titled ‘Making it right: How to run a consumer-centred remediation’ (the Field Guide).

A consumer-centred remediation is one that puts the interests of consumers at the heart of every stage of the remediation. The Field Guide outlines

In an attempt to respond swiftly to some of the risks and challenges that have arisen from technological developments and information sharing, ASIC has become one of the first signatories to the newest standards for cross-border enforcement. The latest Enhanced Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Consultation and Cooperation and the Exchange of Information (EMMoU

As the financial sector waits for the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to fully awaken the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) through the provision of further guidelines, there is already a lot of chatter as to whether BEAR should be extended beyond its initial coverage of APRA-regulated Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs).

The Parliamentary Joint Committee

In April 2016, the Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) initiated the Banking Reform Program Better Banking (Program).[1]   The Program was developed to protect consumer interests, increase transparency and accountability, and to build consumer trust and confidence in banks through a range of initiatives.

Edelman Intelligence has conducted two rounds of