The 37th Annual Conference of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association
Tectonic Shifts in the Banking and Financial Services is the theme of this year’s BFSLA Conference. Taking place in Sydney and Auckland, the event also hosts remote speakers, including Professor Elise Bant who will speak on Shifting Sands: New statutory strategies for promoting good consumer
outcomes in Financial Services
Read Professor Bant’s conference paper: Dishonesty and Unconscionability: new approaches to ancient concepts
The news that Australia’s financial services regulator will take five AMP group companies to court over them charging life insurance and advice fees to dead people is a wake-up call to corporations.
Privacy erosion by design: why the Federal Court should throw the book at Google over location data tracking
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has had a significant win against Google. The Federal Court found Google misled some Android users about how to disable personal location tracking. Will this decision actually change the behaviour of the big tech companies? The answer will depend on the size of the penalty awarded in response to the misconduct.
The Perth Casino Royal Commission kicks off today. Among other matters, the commissioners will inquire and report on the ‘suitability’ of Crown Resorts and its local subsidiaries to continue to hold a license for Crown Perth.
With 76 recommendations, Commissioner Ken Hayne’s final report into the Australian financial services industry provides a roadmap to hold the sector to account, especially for the ‘fees for no service’ scandal
Heads have finally rolled over the mining company’s shameful destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelter, but what are the legal implications and how does corporate culture matter?