Innovation Hub events

ASIC presents at fintech meetups and events to discuss the Innovation Hub and our approach to new business models, and to answer questions on regulation and compliance.

Financial Innovation: Regulator Meet-up

Registrations have opened for our Financial Innovation: Regulator Meet-up session, schedule for 2.00pm AEDT Friday 27 November 2020.

ASIC's regulator meet-ups bring together representatives from national bodies to outline their latest initiatives and news with financial innovation and technology. Audience members have the opportunity to submit questions directly to regulators and agencies during this virtual meet-up.

Our session, commencing 2PM Friday 27 November, will see ASIC outline the latest from the Innovation Hub and its administration of the Government’s enhanced regulatory sandbox (ERS). APRA will provide an overview of its work looking at stored-value facilities, followed by Austrade speaking on international, trade, and investment activities revolving around fintech. Finally, the OAIC and the ACCC will cover the latest information on the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

Join us on the day to hear from:

  • Cathie Armour, Commissioner, ASIC
  • Mark Adams, Senior Executive Leader – Strategic Intelligence and Co-ordinator, Innovation Hub, ASIC
  • Melisande Waterford, General Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Licensing, APR
  • Gaurav Johri, Senior Adviser, Trade & Investment, AusTrade
  • Alexandra Conlon, Director, CDR Compliance and Enforcement, OAIC
  • Stephanie Otorepec, Director, CDR Policy, OAIC
  • Natalie Plumridge, Director, Accreditation, ACCC
  • Emma Joy, Participant On-boarding Manager, ACCC

Register now to join the meet-up and pose your questions. The session will be hosted on WebEx Events, as well as being broadcast on YouTube. A recording of the event will be shared after its conclusion.

11th ASIC regtech liaison forum

Registrations are now open for our latest quarterly ASIC Regtech Liaison Forum for 2020, scheduled for 2.00pm AEDT Friday 4 December 2020.

The forum provides a chance for industry representatives and regulators to discuss the developments and opportunities within the regulatory technology (regtech) space.

The potential of regtech to support transformation while promoting regulatory compliance, market integrity, and positive consumer outcomes remain core tenents of ASIC’s research into the sector.

Representatives from ASIC, the Productivity Commission, and the RegTech Association will present on the day. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming days.

Register now to guarantee your place at the discussion, and engage with questions and topics through the WebEx Q&A function on the day. The session will also be broadcast on YouTube, and a recording will be distributed following the event.

For more information, or inquiries about presenting at one of our forums, please contact innovationhub@asic.gov.au.

Additional FY2019–20 regtech initiatives

ASIC has developed additional regtech initiatives for FY2019–20 with the nature and scale of these initiatives designed in light of the evolving situation surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The design of these initiatives have been informed by previous regtech projects undertaken during FY2018–19. ASIC’s upcoming initiatives include:

  • Remote services and supervision webinar (14 July 2020)
    A free webinar discussion forum between industry, regulators and guests highlighting regtech’s potential to support the provision and supervision of financial services whilst many staff work remotely. The panel will include representatives from financial firms and professional service providers. If you missed the live event, you can watch the recording below or by following the links provided.

  • Responsible lending demonstration webinar (20 August 2020)
    ASIC hosted a public problem-solving event with a curated synthetic data set in which selected regtech providers demonstrated how AI/ML can be used to support a firm’s compliance with responsible lending obligations. The regtech solutions were showcased at the public webinar followed by an industry panel discussion.

 

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Financial Innovation: Regulator meet-up

27 November 2020

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.

Register

11th ASIC regtech liaison forum

4 December 2020

The forum provides a regular chance for industry representatives and regulators to discuss the developments and opportunities within the regulatory technology (regtech) space. More information.

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