You can build a tailored compliance solution specific to your businesses requirements by choosing the relevant industry module.
The Aged Care module sets out the responsibilities of Aged Care providers under the Aged Care related Acts, Regulations, Principles as well as the Home Care Common Standards and Residential Care Accreditation Standards. The Aged Care module also outlines the duties and responsibilities of Retirement Village operators across all States and Territories.
Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing
Organisations offering designated services are faced with a multitude of money laundering and terrorism financing risks. The module assists organisations with their regulatory compliance with practical guidance on the identification, mitigation and the management of their money laundering and terrorism financing risks.
The main regulator for the financial and asset management industries is the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Organisations that are authorised by ASIC to provide asset management services must establish a clear compliance framework to ensure that they comply with their regulatory obligations.
This module covers the wide range of legislative obligations as well as the governmental guidelines which an organisation carrying on the business of asset management must comply with. Links to legislation, prescribed forms and regulatory guides, as well as general resources, are included throughout.
Australian Credit Licence (Credit Providers)
A credit licensee must comply with its obligations under the national credit legislation when it engages in credit activities. This module provides the licensee with an up-to-date practical guidance on a wide range of legal obligations including credit contracts and leases, responsible lending and dispute resolution processes.
Australian Financial Services Licence (Product Issuers)
The industry has undergone major reform over the last 50 years, with sweeping changes introduced by the Financial Services Reform Act 2001 (Cth), which established a comprehensive regime for the regulation of the industry, overseen by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. The module assists the Financial Services licensees to navigate the complex and ever changing regulatory landscape.
Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions
Authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) including banks, building societies, credit unions, foreign ADIs and subsidiary ADIs are all subject to banking legislations and numerous prudential and reporting standards. The module assists ADIs to navigate the complex and ever changing regulatory landscape.
Building & Construction
The building industry is one of the most heavily regulated in Australia, with obligations differing between states and territories. Covering all jurisdictions, this module draws together the wide range of regulatory requirements relating to the industry, from licensing and contractual obligations, to planning and certification requirements, and more.
Facilities management covers a broad range of tasks and duties that vary according to the types of buildings being managed and their uses. As such, the work facilities managers perform is regulated by a wide variety of laws, primarily aimed at ensuring the health and safety of individuals working, living in or using the buildings and grounds overseen by facilities managers.
Finance & Leasing Companies
The finance and leasing company must comply with its obligations under a range of legislation when it engages in credit activities, including the national consumer credit legislation, the module assists companies to navigate the complex and ever changing regulatory landscape.
Food Service to Aged and Other Vulnerable Persons
This module is tailored for organisations that process and/or sell food to the aged and other vulnerable persons. Reviewing the Food Standards Code, which is administered and implemented by the state and territory regulators, this module outlines your compliance obligations from becoming a “food business” through to food handling and labelling.
The general insurance industry is accountable to a number of regulators and must comply with a raft of obligations arising from legislation, prudential standards and industry codes of conduct. This module assists an insurer to navigate the regulatory landscape by providing guidance on what are the obligations that arise from applying for and keeping licenses/authorisations, dealing with consumers and government mandated reporting and how to meet these obligations .
Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensees undertaking institutional investment activities operate in a complex environment, regulators globally and in Australia have introduced sweeping reforms to promote financial stability. The module assists the AFS licensees to navigate the complex and ever changing regulatory landscape.
This module looks at the requirements that must be met in order for an organisation to protect, maintain, renew and monitor its intellectual property. The module separately addresses different types of intellectual property, namely trade marks, patents, copyright, designs and plant breeder’s rights. Links to legislation, regulatory bodies, online registers and forms are contained included throughout the module.
Land & Property
Land and property law in Australia is administered by the states and territories and is broadly similar in intent and execution, with some variation in protections and obligations in each jurisdiction. This module examines a wide range of obligations related to land and property management with which an organisation must comply, including e-conveyancing and the sale and purchase of land, leases, land valuations, subdivisions, pipelines, natural resource management, prevention of land contamination and native title. Links to prescribed forms and notices, as well as general resources, are included throughout.
The life insurance industry is accountable to a number of regulators and must comply with a raft of obligations arising from legislation, prudential standards and industry codes of conduct. This module assists a life business to navigate the regulatory landscape by providing guidance on what are the obligations that arise from applying for and keeping licenses/authorisations, dealing with consumers and government mandated reporting and how to meet these obligations .
Private Health Insurance
A private health insurer must be aware of and comply with a wide range of regulatory requirements set by industry legislation. The Private Health Insurance Module draws together these requirements to provide a clear outline of what the insurer must do and how they may do it, including links to useful forms, checklists and rules.
There are various types of superannuation funds in Australia, and each is subject to a complex mix of legislative requirements and regulatory oversight, depending on the nature of the fund. This module outlines their obligations in relation to the provision of superannuation products and financial services.
Due to the changing nature of the telecommunications industry, the regulatory regime in Australia is dynamic, and derived from a myriad of sources. This module draws together the requirements created under legislation, standards, access rules, codes of practice and voluntary standards into a practical register of legal obligations.
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Anti-Bribery & Corruption
Organisations risk being exposed not only to criminal liability but also to significant penalties for non-compliance with the various anti-bribery laws. Often, this may also have commercial implications for organisations such as reputational damage and potential civil action from shareholders. This module not only outlines your organisation’s obligations, but also provides practical guidance on steps you can take to ensure that your bribery and corruption risks are identified and minimised.
Environmental law is one of the main areas of compliance applying to all industries. The Environment module outlines your obligations regulated by Commonwealth, State and Territory authorities and covers key topics such as Approvals, Licensing, Audits, Water and Air Emissions among others.
Privacy & Data Protection
Regardless of which industry you are in, privacy and data protection issues affect us all. The Privacy and Data Protection module identifies your compliance obligations on how to collect, manage and maintain personal information securely and within the Australian legal framework.
- [FAACL05] Consultation paper on retaining ASIC’s financial technology (fintech) licensing exemption
- [FAAFSL09] Consultation paper on retaining ASIC’s financial technology (fintech) licensing exemption
- [ACLCP10] Consultation paper on retaining ASIC’s financial technology (fintech) licensing exemption