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Chris Bowen

Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law

9 June 2009 - 14 September 2010

2010 Media Releases

2009 | 2010

091 03/08/2010 Kathleen Farrell Appointed Takeovers Panel President
090 16/07/2010 Reappointment of Merran Kelsall as Chairman of The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
089 12/07/2010 Government Commences the Next Stage in the Development of an Investment Manager Regime
088 12/07/2010 Board of Taxation Review of Collective Investment Vehicles Tax Regime
087 11/07/2010 Financial Services Minister to Meet Senior US Administration Officials
086 08/07/2010 Minister Announces ASIC to Take Over Supervision of Australia's Financial Markets From 1 August 2010
085 07/07/2010 Release of Green Paper on Phase Two of the COAG National Credit Reforms
084 05/07/2010 Government Releases Cooper Review into Superannuation
083 02/07/2010 National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulations
082 02/07/2010 Breakthrough Agreement Delivers Long Term Economic Reform and Boost to Superannuation
081 01/07/2010 Standard Business Reporting Opens for Business
080 30/06/2010 Reportable Employer Superannuation Contributions
079 30/06/2010 Self-Funded Retirees to Benefit from an Extension in Drawdown Relief for Account-Based Pensions
078 29/06/2010 Corporate Reporting Regulations Approved
077 28/06/2010 New National Consumer Credit Laws Protect Consumers From Predatory Lenders
076 27/06/2010 Government Moves on Unfair Mortgage Exit Fees
075 24/06/2010 Government Introduces Legislation to Crack Down on Unsolicited Share Offers and Insider Trading
074 24/06/2010 Parliament Passes Legislation to Cut Red-Tape for Business
073 23/06/2010 Ministers Sign Revised Memorandum of Understanding
072 23/06/2010 National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulations – Referrers and Temporary Employees
071 23/06/2010 Short and Simple Product Disclosure Statements
070 18/06/2010 National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulations
069 18/06/2010 Government Releases Market Supervision Fees Regulations
068 17/06/2010 Appointment of Ian Laughlin to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
067 08/06/2010 Newspoll: Australians Back 12% Superannuation Guarantee
066 04/06/2010 Future of Financial Advice Reforms – Coalition Short on Policy and Detail
065 02/06/2010 Coalition Out of Depth on Policies to Grow Australia as a Global Financial Services Centre
064 02/06/2010 Legislation Reversing Sons of Gwalia Introduced into Parliament
063 26/05/2010 Government Introduces Legislation to Cut Red-Tape for Business
062 25/05/2010 Coalition Backflip on Australia's Future as a Financial Services Hub
061 20/05/2010 Coalition Silence on Super Broken by a Backfilp
060 20/05/2010 Government Releases Draft Legislation to help put an end to Below-Value Unsolicited Share Offer Scams
059 20/05/2010 Government Releases Draft Legislation Cracking Down on Insider Trading and Other Market Offences
058 20/05/2010 Registration to Commence for Free Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
057 19/05/2010 Australian Financial Services Minister Meets with Malaysian PM
056 19/05/2010 Hockey Super Silence
055 17/05/2010 Abbott's Superannuation Policy — The Road to Nowhere
054 17/05/2010 Rudd Government Commences Consultation on Future of Financial Advice Reforms
053 14/05/2010 Abbott a Risk to Australia's Retirement Incomes
052 13/05/2010 Government Releases Draft Market Supervision Regulations
051 13/05/2010 Small Business Super Measure Clears the House Despite Tony Abbott's Opposition
050 11/05/2010 Government Responds to Australia as a Financial Services Centre Report
049 11/05/2010 Establishment of a Centre for International Finance and Regulation
048 11/05/2010 Reforms to Boost Business Credit and Encourage Saving
047 11/05/2010 Phasing Down Interest Withholding Tax on Financial Institutions to Support Banking Competition
046 11/05/2010 Australian Government Commences Consultation on an Investment Manager Regime
045 11/05/2010 Continuation of Standard Business Reporting
044 11/05/2010 Sustaining the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal's Capabilities
043 07/05/2010 Regulations made Supporting the New Margin Loan Regulatory Regime
042 07/05/2010 National Regulation of Trustee Companies Commences
041 07/05/2010 Government Appoints New ASIC Deputy Chair and Commissioner
040 06/05/2010 Coalition Denying Working Australians Higher Retirement Incomes
039 04/05/2010 Government Acts to Ensure Access to Justice for Class Action Member
038 02/05/2010 Stronger, Fairer, Simpler Superannuation Banking the Benefits of the Boom
037 26/04/2010 Board of Taxation to Review Australia's Tax Laws to Ensure Islamic Finance Market Can Expand
036 26/04/2010 Overhaul of Financial Advice
035 23/04/2010 Draft Legislation to Reverse Sons of Gwalia Released
034 21/04/2010 Government Announces Appointment of New CAMAC Convenor
033 16/04/2010 Government Responds to the Productivity Commission Report on Executive Remuneration
032 31/03/2010 Government Announces Competition in Financial Markets
031 30/03/2010 Standardised Reporting Terms Ushers in an Era of Harmony
030 30/03/2010 National Consumer Credit Registration & Licensing Requirements – Lenders with Pre-Existing Credit Contracts
029 25/03/2010 Commencement of Loss Relief for Merging Super Funds
028 25/03/2010 Financial Claim Scheme Disclosure Regulations
027 17/03/2010 Release of Options Paper on Unfair Terms in Insurance Contracts
026 15/03/2010 National Consumer Credit Protection Package – Regulations And Explanatory Materials
025 15/03/2010 Consumers Reminded Of New National Consumer Credit Regime
024 12/03/2010 Government Congratulates Takeovers Panel on 10 year Anniversary
023 11/03/2010 Medicare Clearing House Helps Drive Greater Efficiency in Superannuation
022 11/03/2010 Market Supervision Reforms Pass Through the Parliament
021 10/03/2010 Coalition walks away from Small Business on Super Clearing House
020 10/03/2010 Financial Services Consumer Protection Framework Extended to Superannuation Borrowing Arrangements
019 26/02/2010 Appointments to the Takeovers Panel
018 26/02/2010 Appointment of a New Part-Time Member to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
017 26/02/2010 New Appointments to the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board
016 25/02/2010 Passage of National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Bill 2010
015 19/02/2010 Refinements to Long-Term Superannuation Reporting
014 18/02/2010 The Coalition is a Risk to National Superannuation
013 18/02/2010 Double Superannuation Coverage Between Australia and Austria Eliminated
012 10/02/2010 Small Business Superannuation Clearing House - Introduction of Legislation
011 09/02/2010 Government to Introduce Legislation to Reform The Supervision of Australia's Financial Markets
010 09/02/2010 Amendments to Ensure an Effective Referral of Consumer Credit powers to The Commonwealth
009 03/02/2010 Government Moves to Stop Preying on Shareholders & Reduce Business Costs
008 28/01/2010 Greater Powers to The Corporate Regulator To Pursue Market Misconduct
007 19/01/2010 Bowen to Promote Australia's Financial Services Sector in Hong Kong
006 19/01/2010 Financial Claims Scheme Disclosure Regulations
005 19/01/2010 Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Prudential Refinements and Other Measures) Bill 2010
004 19/01/2010 Corporate Insolvency Law Reform Package
003 15/01/2010 Government Welcomes Johnson Report on Australia as a Financial Services Centre
002 04/01/2010 Abbott and Joyce Split on Executive Remuneration
001 04/01/2010 Government Welcomes Productivity Commission Report on Executive Remuneration