Terms of Reference

The performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), with particular reference to:

  1. ASIC's enabling legislation, and whether there are any barriers preventing ASIC from fulfilling its legislative responsibilities and obligations;
  2. the accountability framework to which ASIC is subject, and whether this needs to be strengthened;
  3. the workings of ASIC's collaboration, and working relationships, with other regulators and law enforcement bodies;
  4. ASIC's complaints management policies and practices;
  5. the protections afforded by ASIC to corporate and private whistleblowers; and
  6. any related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540
Fax: +61 2 6277 5719

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About this inquiry

An inquiry into the performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Past Public Hearings

10 Apr 2014: Canberra, ACT
02 Apr 2014: Canberra, ACT
21 Feb 2014: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Report Tabled


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