Events

ASIC presents at a range of fintech meetups and events to discuss the Innovation Hub, our approach to new business models and address questions from the sector on regulation and compliance. 

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Upcoming events

4th Annual FinTech Summit 2017

ASIC Commissioner John Price will make a keynote presentation on ASIC's perspective on the fintech sector opportunity.

2 November 2017
Ashurst, The Ashurst Ballroom,
Level 9, Number 5 Martin Place, Sydney

Visit the website for the full agenda.

Past events

Regtech and Compliance Automation for Financial Service Forum

Innovation Hub Coordinator Mark Adams presented on ASIC's approach to regtech and next steps in this area.

17 October 2017, Grace Hotel, Sydney

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ASIC's Regtech Showcase

ASIC hosted a showcase event to stimulate engagement and explore the opportunities and barriers to regtech deployment.

18 September 2017, Tower 3 - International Towers Sydney

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The latest from the Innovation Hub

ASIC Commissioner John Price discussed the work of the Innovation Hub, including an update on informal assistance, the regulatory sandbox framework, regtech, crowd-sourced funding and international cooperation.

30 August 2017, Spacecubed 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Meet the regulators - Sydney event

See also Melbourne event

Representatives from ASIC, Austrac, OAIC, APRA and RBA provided an update on initiatives relating to innovation and explain how fintechs can navigate the regulatory landscape.

Topics included:

  • ASIC's informal assistance, sandbox, international network and regtech
  • Why privacy is important for new fintech businesses, and some tips on good data handling practices and conducting privacy impact assessments.
  • proposals for a phased approach to licensing banks 
  • new payments platform update
  • public-private partnerships to combat financial crime

17 August 2017, WeWork Pyrmont 100 Harris Street Sydney.

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Meet the regulators - Melbourne event

Representatives from ASIC, Austrac, APRA and RBA provided an update on initiatives relating to innovation and explain how fintechs can navigate the regulatory landscape.

Topics included:

  • ASIC's informal assistance, sandbox, international network and regtech
  • proposals for a phased approach to licensing banks
  • new payments platform update
  • public-private partnerships to combat financial crime

15 August 2017, KPMG Collins Square Tower Two Level 36 / 727 Collins St Melbourne

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ASIC's Innovation Hub and regtech

ASIC Commissioner John Price spoke about the work of the Innovation Hub and what ASIC is doing in the regtech space.

26 July 2017, King & Wood Mallesons, Brisbane

ASIC on Crowd-sourced Funding

ASIC Commissioner John Price spoke about ASIC's approach to the new CSF legislation and current consultation papers proposing guidance for public companies and intermediaries to assist them in using the new regime.

17 July 2017, SproutX, Melbourne
18 July 2017, Stone & Chalk, Sydney

Discussing ASIC's regulatory sandbox

ASIC Commissioner John Price, and Senior Executive Leader Mark Adams explained how it works, who is eligible and addressed questions.

13 June 2017, SproutX, Melbourne

Regtech Australia 2017

Innovation Hub Coordinator Mark Adams presented on ASIC's interest in regtech, why it is important and proposed future steps.

7 June 2017, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney

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Thomson Reuters Australian Regulatory Summit 2017 

Senior Executive Leader Mark Adams participated in a panel on the future of regtech, providing a regulators perspective on why it is important and what ASIC is doing in this space. 

6 June 2017, Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney 

 

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Fintech  Australia ECF Roadshow 

Comissioner John Price spoke on recent developments relating to ECF and the role ASIC plays. 

5 June 2017, SproutX, Melbourne 

Regtech and regulatory sandbox Q&A session

ASIC Commissioner John Price spoke about what ASIC is doing in the regtech space and explained the regulatory sandbox framework.

19 April 2017, K&L Gates, Perth

Discussing ASIC's regulatory sandbox

ASIC Commissioner John Price, and Senior Executive Leader Mark Adams discussed ASIC's regulatory sandbox, explained how it works, who is eligible and addressed questions.

6 April 2017, Stone & Chalk, Sydney

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ASIC Regtech Roundtable February 2017 

ASIC hosted a Regtech Roundtable with industry stakeholders in February 2017.

8 February 2017, ASIC offices in Melbourne and Sydney

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Adelaide Fintech Meetup

ASIC Commissioner John Price was keynote speaker and spoke about ASIC's regulatory approach to Fintech and emerging technologies.

Adelaide Fintech Meetup 11 November 2016 7.00am - 8.30am @ Kain Lawyers, Adelaide

Next Money Brisbane

ASIC's Maan Beydoun explains how FinTech interacts with the regulatory space and outlines some of the work of ASIC's Innovation Hub.

Next Money Brisbane 8 September 2016 6.00pm - 7.30pm @ QSuper,
Level 1, 70 Eagle Street, Brisbane

FinTech Perth

ASIC Commissioner John Price outlined how FinTech interacts with the regulatory space, and then explained the ASIC consultation paper on a regulatory sandbox.

FinTech Perth 24 August 2016 5.45pm - 7.45pm @ FLUX,
191 St Georges Terrace,
Perth CBD

Melbourne Money and Finance Conference

ASIC recently presented at the 21st Melbourne Money and Finance Conference 2016. The event theme was “Fintech and Financial Innovation”.

ASIC's presentation was largely focussed upon the work it has been doing to facilitate fintech and financial innovation, primarily through its Innovation Hub.

18 and 19 July 2016
Brighton Savoy Conference Centre
150 Esplanade, Brighton

ASIC regulatory sandbox

ASIC Commissioner John Price, and Senior Executive Leader Mark Adams ran through the ASIC consultation paper on a regulatory sandbox published on 8 June.

8 June 2016
KPMG Banking Chamber (Ground Floor)
147 Collins Street. Melbourne

21 June 2016
Stone and Chalk
Level 2, 50 Bridge St, Sydney

Sydney Fintech Startups Meetup

Representatives from ASIC, Austrac, APRA, RBA and OAIC shared insights on how to navigate the fintech regulatory landscape.

14 April 2016
Tyro Fintech Hub, Sydney

Meet The Regulators

Sydney and Melbourne Fintech Meetup

ASIC introduced the Innovation Hub and Digital Finance Advisory Committee to a group of 300+ fintech startups, explained the regulatory framework and identified issues on regulation and compliance relevant to fintechs.

15 September 2015 
Tyro Fintech Hub, Sydney

15 October 2015
KPMG, Melbourne

Asic Financial Innovation 2015

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Initial coin offerings

28 September 2017

We have released guidance to help issuers of initial coin offerings (ICOs) consider their legal obligations when offering coins or tokens.

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Crowd-sourced funding

21 September 2017

We have released guidance for public companies and crowd-funding platform operators to support them in using the new crowd-sourced funding regime, which commences on 29 September 2017.

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Response to feedback on REP 523

15 September 2017

We have released our response to industry feedback on ASIC's Innovation Hub and its approach to regulatory technology.

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ASIC's Regtech Showcase - Opening remarks
18 September 2017

by ASIC Chairman, Greg Medcraft.

'So what is ASIC’s role, and indeed the role for the regulator generally, in this fast moving environment?'

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Crowd-sourced funding

ASIC Commissioner John Price joins the podcast to discuss recent law reform around crowd-sourced funding and ASIC's role in administering the new legislation.

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Last updated: 18/10/2017 12:51