The Minister for Financial Services and Regulation
21 October 1998 - 26 November 2001
LAUNCH OF FSR REGULATIONS
The Minister for Financial Services & Regulation, Joe Hockey, today announced the issue of the first tranche of draft regulations under the Financial Services Reform Bill 2001.
The draft regulations deal with matters relating to financial markets, clearing and settlement facilities, compensation arrangements (including the National Guarantee Fund) and transfer of title to shares. Additionally amendments are made to the Corporations (Fees) Regulations and the ASIC Regulations.
The regulations are available on The Treasury website at www.treasury.gov.au/fsr_regs/
Comments are sought on the regulations by 22 August 2001. They may be sent to:
Ms Ruth Smith
Financial Markets Division
PARKES ACT 2600
Facsimile: (02) 6263 2882 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further draft regulations relating to financial services licensees and product disclosure will be released in the coming weeks.
9 August 2001
Matthew Abbott, Minister's office, 6277 7230 or 0413 076 213