The financial services industry is in the midst of a significant transformation. Payments are becoming increasingly cashless, and the industry’s role in fostering inclusion has become a significant priority. This report explores how the industry will respond to these trends.
Regulatory burdens and uncertainty in the financial sector can cost companies money and make them risk averse. For innovators, regulators, and consumers, 'sandboxes' can provide an experimental environment for companies to test new products or services in a laxer regulatory environment, as explained in this...
This report provides the latest findings and policy guidance for G7 and other countries in four key areas: measuring and mainstreaming biodiversity; aligning budgetary and fiscal policy with biodiversity; embedding biodiversity in the financial sector; and improving biodiversity outcomes linked to international trade.
This report assesses the performance of 22 financial companies against six human rights categories: privacy and information; anti-discrimination; economic security; health and safety; voice and participation; and right to remedy.
Central banks are turning their attention toward central bank digital currency (CBDC) to replace coins and bills and to provide other types of services through digital technology. This paper explores the forces that will affect the implementation of a CBDC.
The purpose of this discussion document is to seek feedback on possible regulations to support the new regime for the conduct of financial institutions being developed under the Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill.
This review was undertaken to explore concerns raised by people under administration with the Public Trustee, their families and supporters, about the level and types of Public Trustee fees and charges, and their negative effect on financial outcomes for people under administration.
Developed in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), this financial crime guide includes indicators of potential fraud people should watch out for, including NDIS sourced funds being used in a way that does not correlate with providing or receiving support services.
This guide is designed to help the financial services industry respond effectively to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth). The Act requires certain large companies to report annually on their efforts to address risks of modern slavery in their global operations and supply chains.