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Taiwanese Bank opens in Brisbane
4 Sep 2009
First Commercial Bank (FCB), one of Taiwan’s largest, privately-owned banks has established an Australian base in Brisbane.
New products signal growth in Islamic finance in Australia
3 Sep 2009
Australia’s first Shariah compliant fund, developed by a local fund manager to attract Islamic investment globally – the LM Australian Alif fund – was recently launched by LM Investment Management Ltd. MCCA Asset Management has also announced a Shari ...
Data Alert: Reforms to the Supervision of Australia's Financial Markets
28 Aug 2009
The Federal Government on 24 August 2009 announced changes to the supervision of Australia’s financial markets – transferring the role of market supervisor to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) from the Australian Securities ...
US financial services provider opens in Australia
24 Aug 2009
The New York-based financial services provider, Moelis & Company, is opening an office in Sydney.
Data Alert: Tax Reforms to Strengthen Australia as a Leading Financial Services Hub
21 Aug 2009
The Australian Government recently announced a number of measures designed to elevate Australia's position as a major financial services hub in the Asia-Pacific region and support jobs in Australian the financial services sector. These important refo ...
Australia boosts innovation funding
14 Aug 2009
The Australian Government has boosted funding for collaborative research and innovation with a $243 million grant. The funding is part of the government’s Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program.
August International Data Comparison
6 Aug 2009
IDC provides an easy-to-read comparison of Australia’s performance and position across a range of key economic and financial related indicators. This IDC has been updated to include data and information effective to 31 July 2009.
Less red tape and compliance costs for Investors
5 Aug 2009
The Australian Government has announced measures to streamline Australia’s foreign investment regime which will cut red tape and compliance costs and improve Australia’s competitiveness as a place to invest.
Strength of Australia’s financial sector regulation
28 Jul 2009
During recent discussions in the United States, Australia’s Assistant Treasurer Senator Nicholas Sherry outlined the strength of Australia’s system of financial sector regulation and supervision of the banking sector.
Large Asian banks look to set up in Australia
27 Jul 2009
An increasing number of Asian Banks are seeking regulatory approval and setting up operations in Australia.

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