Enhanced regulatory sandbox regulations

The Australian Government has introduced the enhanced regulatory sandbox (ERS) that superseded ASIC’s previous regulatory sandbox as of 1 September 2020. It was introduced by legislative amendments made in February 2020, and subsequent regulations made on 28 May 2020. The relevant licensing exemptions are provided under the Corporations (FinTech Sandbox Australian Financial Services Licence Exemption) Regulations 2020 and/or the National Consumer Credit Protection (FinTech Sandbox Australian Credit Licence Exemption) Regulations 2020 (collectively, the ERS Regulations).

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Applications Close for Business Research and Innovation Initiative - Regulatory Technology Round

17 June 2021

The Australian Government is providing up to $10 million in grant funding to Australian startups and SMEs to help bring their big ideas to market. Applications for the Business Research and Innovation Initiative have now closed.

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ASIC joins the Business Research and Innovation Initiative - Regulatory Technology Round

15 April 2021

ASIC’s BRII challenge seeks to establish an innovative technology solution to analyse market announcements (and other corporate disclosures) by listed companies and entities to help identify and assess poor market disclosure. More information can be found in the challenge fact sheet.

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Financial Innovation: Regulator meet-up

1 September 2021

ASIC's regulator meet-ups bring together representatives from national bodies to outline their latest initiatives and news with financial innovation and technology. More information.

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13th ASIC regtech liaison forum, recording now available

27 August 2021

ASIC's 13th Regtech Liaison Forum's agenda focused on the opportunities and challenges faced by regtechs to help meet design and distribution obligations (DDOs) commencing 5 October. More information.

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