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Where to Next for ASIC? Senate Economics References Committee Releases its Report

Where to Next for ASIC? Senate Economics References Committee Releases its Report

By: Daniel Knight and Simon Kiburg

On 3 July the Senate Economics References Committee handed down its report on ASIC. The Senate referred an inquiry into ASIC in October of 2022 to examine the capacity and capability of ASIC to undertake proportionate investigation and enforcement action arising from reports of alleged misconduct. The report is generally critical of ASIC’s performance as a corporate regulator. The report identifies several key issues. Chief among these is the broad remit of ASIC, ASICs approach to investigation and enforcement, and ASICs wider culture.

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