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  • ASIC to offer blockchain guidance to businesses

    This year businesses will move from talking about the potential of distributed ledger technology inspired by Bitcoin’s blockchain to actually implementing and testing it, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s chairperson, Greg Medcraft, today told the organisation’s annual forum.

  • ASIC gets Google's help to monitor payday lenders

    Representatives of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission have said that the financial watchdog will boost the use of analytics software to monitor the online activities of payday lenders in order to crack down on predatory practices.

  • ASIC unhappy with exclusion from data retention regime

    The head of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission is not happy that the financial watchdog has been excluded from the list of agencies that will automatically be authorised to access metadata under the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014.

  • ASIC opens up (some) data

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has made some of its data freely available from the federal government's open data repository, data.gov.au, the organisation has announced.

  • ASIC examines 'pause' to tackle HFT: Report

    The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) reportedly may resurrect the idea of implementing a 500 millisecond pause on trades in an effort to put the brakes on high-frequency trading (HFT).

  • High-frequency trading fears overblown: ASIC

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission today confirmed it will not move ahead with previously proposed regulatory changes to rein in high-frequency trading (HFT), after a report released earlier this year found that the impact of HFT on the Australian market was minimal.

  • Market not well advised during ASX outage: ASIC

    The ASX Group should work on its communication skills with the market during technological outages, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said in a report released today.