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Ian Ramsay

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ASIC in hot water

In the wake of the expenses scandal which has rocked the top echelons of the corporate watchdog, fresh questions are being asked about ASIC's efficacy, but could this be a chance to build a better regulator?
Commentary

What 1,100 Australians told us about the experience of living with debt they can’t repay

Financial hardship can affect almost anyone. However, severe and ongoing debt problems are an inevitability for Australians whose incomes are simply too low to meet the cost of living.
Journal article

Misfortune or misdeed: an empirical study of public attitudes towards personal bankruptcy

This article describes the first scholarly empirical study of public attitudes tobankruptcy to be conducted in any jurisdiction.
Report

Phoenix activity: recommendations on detection, disruption and enforcement

The aim of this report is to minimise the significant damage that is being done to the Australian economy by harmful phoenix activity without unduly inhibiting legitimate business rescues and beneficial entrepreneurialism.
Report

Review of the financial system external dispute resolution and complaints framework: interim report

The Review Panel’s Terms of Reference require it to examine whether changes to the current external dispute resolution (EDR) framework in the financial sector are needed to deliver effective outcomes for users in a rapidly changing and dynamic financial system. As the impact of financial...