The laws we administer give us the powers we need to perform our role.

These include powers to:

Register and license

Register financial services providers

Maintain publicly accessible registers

Grant Australian financial services and credit licences


Intervene to ban defective products

Make legislative rules to ensure financial market integrity

Grant relief from legislation


Investigate suspected breaches

Issue infringement notices

Seek civil penalties

Ban individual activity

Prosecute offenders

Our powers are designed to protect consumers against misconduct and harms relating to financial products and services.

Last updated: 23/01/2023 03:33