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#Accelerate Regtech 2018: The role of the regulator

3 May 2018

Keynote address by John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Accelerate Regtech 2018 (Sydney, Australia), 3 May 2018.

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ASIC takes action on misleading or deceptive conduct in ICOs

1 May 2018

ASIC is focused on misleading or deceptive conduct in the marketing and selling of digital or virtual tokens via initial coin offerings (ICOs). These offers can involve significant risks for investors that are often not disclosed or well understood.

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ASIC update: Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency

26 April 2018

A speech by John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Tyro FinTech Hub – Events Space, (Sydney, Australia).

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British and Australian regulators strengthen cooperation on fintech through Enhanced Cooperation Agreement 

23 March 2018

The United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority ('FCA') and ASIC have signed an Enhanced Cooperation Agreement between their Innovation Hubs to extend their existing agreement of cooperation and coordination on fintech innovation.  This agreement forms part of the broader Fintech Bridge signed by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Australian Treasurer.

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Mark Adams, ASIC Senior Executive Leader, Strategic Intelligence signing the agreement with Christopher Woolard, FCA’s Executive Director of Strategy and Competition

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ASIC releases tender for Natural Language Processing Trials 

23 February 2018

ASIC has released a tender for Natural Language Processing Trials via AusTender - ATM ID ASIC CPX65. 

The tender is for provision of pilots of Natural Language Processing technologies, including approaches to common supervisory scenarios encountered by ASIC with a view to providing natural language processing technologies solutions.   

For more details, please go to AusTender and download the tender documents. You can search the tender by either the ATM ID or Keyword. 

Find out more information about the tender 

The tender will be closed at 9:00 am, 19 March 2018. 

If you have any questions in relation to this Tender, please email Tenders@asic.gov.au.

ASIC licenses first crowd-sourced funding intermediaries

11 January 2018

ASIC has licensed the first crowd-sourced funding (CSF) intermediaries under the new CSF regime.

Seven companies have been issued with Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence authorisations to act as intermediaries able to provide a crowd-sourced funding service. With the grant of these new authorisations eligible public companies will now be able to use the CSF regime to raise capital by making offers of ordinary shares to investors via the on-line platform of one of these intermediaries.

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#Accelerate Regtech 2018: The role of the regulator

3 May 2018

Keynote address by John Price at Accelerate Regtech 2018 (Sydney, Australia), 3 May 2018.

Read the speech

ASIC takes action on misleading or deceptive conduct in ICOs

1 May 2018

ASIC is focused on misleading or deceptive conduct in the marketing and selling of digital or virtual tokens via initial coin offerings (ICOs). These offers can involve significant risks for investors that are often not disclosed or well understood.

Read the media release

ASIC update: Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency

26 April 2018

A speech by ASIC Commissioner John Price, at the Tyro FinTech Hub – Events Space, (Sydney, Australia).

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ASIC's Regtech Liaison Forum - Meeting 03

The Forum was established in 2017 to facilitate networking, discussion of regtech developments and opportunities to collaborate on initiatives that promote positive applications of regulatory technology.

5 June 2018 2.00pm - 4.00pm AEST

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For information on what is coming up, sign up at innovationhub@asic.gov.au.

Initial Coin Offerings and Cryptocurrencies - regulator information sessions

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) will host information sessions on ICOs and cryptocurrencies. Questions to follow the presentation series.

5 June 2018 5:00pm

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Crowd-sourced funding

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.

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Last updated: 03/05/2018 04:28