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Episode 42: Registered liquidators and creditors

19 September 2018

Nisansala Peries from ASIC's Insolvency Practitioners team and Michelle Jakubauskas from ASIC's Behavioural Research and Policy Unit join the podcast to discuss one way registered liquidators can help people who are owed money by a business (creditors) to navigate the complex landscape of an external administration.

Episode 41: ASIC’s review of the credit card market

4 July 2018

Michael Saadat, ASIC's Senior Executive Leader - Deposit takers, Credit and Insurance, joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's review into the credit card market in Australia. 

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Episode 40: SMSF advice

28 June 2018

ASIC Senior Executive Leader Jo Bird joins the podcast to discuss a review of self-managed super funds, and to give some advice to consumers who are thinking of setting up an SMSF.

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Episode 39: Indigenous Outreach trip to the APY Lands

25 June 2018

ASIC's Indigenous Outreach Officer Nathan Boyle talks with Susan Tilley from Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Radio Program about ASIC's work with indigenous consumers and the recent outreach trip to the APY Lands with super funds. Visit the Paper Tracker website to listen to the full interview.

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Episode 38: Van Le

4 May 2018

Van Le, Director of Innovation and Strategy at Xinja, was a guest at ASIC's Annual Forum in March 2018. She made time to join us on our podcast to discuss open banking.

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Episode 37: Scott Farrell on open banking

30 April 2018

Scott Farrell, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons, joins ASIC SEL Michael Saadat on the podcast to discuss open banking.

Scott headed up the Australian government's review into open banking and was asked to recommend the most appropriate model for open banking in Australia.

Episode 36: ASIC’s Stretch RAP

23 April 2018

On 17 April 2018, ASIC launched its Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan. On this episode, we're joined by Danille Abbott, Chair of ASIC's RAP Strategic Committee and RAP Working Group and descendant of the Wirlomen Noongar people, to talk about the goals of the stretch RAP and ASIC's commitment to reconciliation.

Episode 35: Ian Yates

18 April 2018

Ian Yates, Chief Executive of the Council of the Ageing Australia, joins ASIC Deputy Chair Peter Kell on the podcast to discuss preparing financially for retirement.

Visit ASIC's MoneySmart website for more information on retirement income planning.

Episode 34: Mark McCrindle

12 April 2018

Social researcher Mark McCrindle joins the podcast to discuss home ownership and the changing Australian dream, which was a topic of discussion at ASIC's 2018 Annual Forum.

Episode 33: Close the Gap

28 March 2018

On 16 March 2018, ASIC held a Close the Gap event featuring two leading Indigenous entrepreneurs:

  • Liam Ridgeway, co-founder of Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY), an Indigenous digital enterprise
  • Jasmin Herro, founder of Outback Global, a leading Indigenous supplier of workwear

The Close the Gap campaign aims to create equality in health between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. This campaign also measures progress in economic development and employment, and these aspects were the focus of ASIC's event.

Liam and Jasmin were also kind enough to speak on our podcast after the event. In the episode, you will hear from Liam and Jasmin about how and why they started their businesses and what impact they seek to have as Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Episode 32: Add-on insurance

16 March 2018

ASIC Senior Executive Leader Michael Saadat joins the podcast to discuss add-on insurance, and ASIC's work to shine a light on poor practice, remediation outcomes, and efforts to protect consumers in the future.

Episode 31: Conflicts of interest in financial advice

5 February 2018

ASIC Senior Executive Leader Jo Bird joins the podcast to talk about the results of Report 562: Financial advice: vertically integrated institutions and conflicts of interest, a new report into conflicts of interest in financial advice at the biggest financial institutions in Australia.

Episode 30: Risk management systems

19 January 2018

ASIC Senior Manager Tim Walker joins the podcast to discuss Regulatory Guide 259, the importance of well-implemented risk management systems, and ASIC's expectations in this area.

 

Episode 29: ASIC’s Annual Report

26 October 2017

Former ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's Annual Report for 2016-17.

Episode 28: ASIC's Data Strategy

19 September 2017

ASIC's Chief Data Officer John Wallace joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's 2017-20 Data Strategy. You can read the data strategy at ASIC's website.

 

Episode 27: ASIC's approach to small business

7 September 2017

ASIC Commissioner John Price joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's approach to small business, including ASIC's 2017-2020 Small Business Strategy.

 

Episode 26: Investors and initial public offerings

31 August 2017

Jane Eccleston, ASIC Senior Executive Leader, Corporations, joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's recent report into investors and initial public offerings.

Both the media release and the report can be found here.

 

Episode 25: Crowd-sourced funding

19 July 2017

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.

ASIC is currently inviting submissions on Consultation Papers 288 and 289. Any submissions, queries or comments can be sent to csf@asic.gov.au. (Submissions are due by 3 August 2017.)

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Indigenous Outreach trip to the APY Lands

25 June 2018

ASIC's Indigenous Outreach Officer Nathan Boyle talks with Susan Tilley from Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Radio Program about ASIC's work with indigenous consumers and the recent outreach trip to the APY Lands with super funds. Visit the Paper Tracker website to listen to the full interview.

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