Results

We are continually meeting with innovative businesses in the fintech sector and helping them navigate our framework. The information below shows our results to date.

ASIC's Innovation Hub

Progress Report

as of October 2017

Results Mid Oct 2017

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190

Entities requested and received informal assistance

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56

Meetings with Reg Tech entities

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35

New AFS/credit licences granted

Our network

'Collaboration is at the heart of the new digital economy. Through DFAC, fintechs, along with consumer and academic representatives, work closely with regulators to inform a dynamic regulatory response based on a sound understanding of the new digital finance models, their potential benefits and risks.'

Deborah Ralston
Professor of Finance, Monash University (DFAC Chair)

'With an economy heavily skewed towards financial services, Australia has a unique opportunity to benefit from changes in consumer behaviour that are increasingly driving people to seek financial products through digital channels. The ASIC Innovation Hub ensures the local financial services industry can adapt with agility to the changing landscape.'

Toby Heap
Founding Partner, H2 Ventures

'I think it's fantastic to see ASIC working so hard to accommodate the needs and opportunities presented by Australian fintech startups, and sending a clear message that Australia's financial regulatory doors are open.'

Murray Hurps
General Manager, Fishburners

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The FMA and ASIC confirm trans-Tasman collaborative approach to fintech

19 October 2017

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and ASIC have re-affirmed their commitment to collaboration and cooperation on the expanding opportunities in fintech and innovation.

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Events

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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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Podcasts

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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: 17/10/2017 08:50