What you want to know about ASIC
Presentation slides from an address by ASIC Deputy Chairman Jeremy Cooper to the Australian Shareholders Association, 5 July 2006.
A snapshot of ASIC
- Independent regulator since 1991
- Very high profile agency
- One of the 3 economic regulators
- Ever increasing jurisdiction
- Growing budget - $284m in FY07
What do we do?
- Regulate financial markets
- Register and regulate corporations
- Facilitate business
- Protect consumers
- International role