All AFSL holders should be required, as a condition of their licence, to report ‘serious compliance concerns’ about individual financial advisers to ASIC on a quarterly basis.
The Government agrees to mandate reporting of ‘serious compliance concerns’ about individual financial advisers to ASIC on a quarterly basis.
The Royal Commission has highlighted concerns around the current reporting of breach information to ASIC with firms failing to report significant breaches to ASIC in a timely manner.
The Government has also agreed, in its response to Recommendation 7.2, to strengthen the obligations to report breaches to ASIC. The Government will implement this recommendation as part of strengthening the breach reporting requirements.