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Brokers Under Increased ASIC Scrutiny

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in ACLsASICFinancial Services and Credit IndustriesLoans
The industry is under higher levels of scrutiny by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), according to one financial services consultancy firm. In a recent blog post, Sophie ...

ASIC’s Spotlight Remains on Interest-Only Loans and Responsible Lending Practices

Posted on November 6th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in ACL ComplianceASICLoans
ASIC continues its focus on interest-only lending, in particular, interest-only home loans and has recently concluded the first stage of its targeted review into the practice. The first stage of th ...

Q&A: APRA’s Tightening of Residential Mortgage Lending Practices

Posted on September 2nd, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in ACL ComplianceFinancial Services and Credit IndustriesLoans
Introduction Welcome to Kaplan Professional’s Q&A series. To provide an overview of APRA’s tightening of residential mortgage lending practices and the practical implications of the changes f ...

ACL Holders and Applicants Take Note – Regulator Scrutiny of Interest-Only Loans and Responsible Lending Practices

Posted on April 26th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in Finance IndustryLoans
In March and April 2017, ASIC and APRA announced they have initiated additional supervisory and surveillance measures to ensure lenders and mortgage brokers are complying with their responsible le ...