Restricted Banking Licences: An Opportunity to Be Seized

In August 2017, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) launched a public consultation concerning a new licensing regime for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADI).
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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Encouraging the Payment of Interest on E-Money

In too many countries, mobile money account numbers are high and usage rates low. Most accounts in many countries are used only to receive government payments that are then quickly withdrawn as cash.
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Resolution Powers Over E-Money Providers

Our research explores three approaches, legislative and non-legislative, to granting resolution powers in respect of Providers to limit losses in the event that a Provider experiences financial distress. Our briefing note on this research can be found here
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Dr Anton Didenko, "Regulating FinTech: Lessons from Africa"

Technological innovation in finance (FinTech) has been on the rise in recent years, creating new challenges for regulators. These challenges vary significantly depending on the region in question and type of economy, not least because different technologies are applied to tackle different problems.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Leading researchers comment on Fairness in Financial Markets

As the financial services business community braces itself for what may emerge from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, the most recent issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal offers perspectives from leading academic researche
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Friday, February 9, 2018

Data Portability and Financial Inclusion

Louise Malady, Senior Research Fellow, UNSW Sydney, presented at the Inclusive Finance Research Conference at the University of Luxembourg on Nov 28, 2017. Click through to view the presentation slides.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Professor Michael Legg's Latest Book Publishes

Professor Michael Legg's latest book, the second edition of Australian Annotated Class Actions Legislation is now published. Click through to the article for more information or to purchase this publication.
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Seminar by Professor Blanaid Clarke on 14 November 2017

This seminar focused on the role played by the ‘public interest directors’ appointed to the Irish banks in the wake of the Irish Government’s blanket deposit guarantee in 2008.
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017