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Corporate Governance in Financial Services

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ISBN13: 9780409343489
Published: November 2016
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application



Corporate Governance in Financial Services is a comprehensive and incisive text that specifically covers corporate governance, conduct obligations and conduct risk.

This has been an area of intense ongoing interest among consumers, media, politicians, regulators and of course industry participants. This text provides an introduction to the nature of obligations which are specifically imposed on high managerial agents of corporations, and also provides an overview of general conduct obligations, mis-selling and conduct risk generally in financial services. Corporate Governance in Financial Services is a useful resource for practitioners working in the areas of commercial law, corporations law, intellectual property, litigation and media and communications.

Features

  • Unifying framework for examining the nature of obligations specifically imposed on high managerial agents of corporations and also an overview of general conduct obligations, mis-selling and conduct risk generally in financial services
  • Plain English explanations of complex concepts

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Part A – Corporate Governance
1. Introduction
2. Duties under the Corporations Act and general law
3. Duties under the prudential legislation and regulatory guidelines
4. Fiduciary obligations at general law

Part B – Conduct Obligations and Conduct Risk
5. Obligation of Australian Financial Services Licensees to act efficiently, honestly and fairly
6. Duties of good faith
7. Misleading or deceptive conduct
8. Unfair contracts
9. The experience in the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions – mis-selling and behavioural economics