December 23, 2009

AMInstitute Mutual ADI Directors’ Compliance Manual

The Australasian Mutuals Institute (AMInstitute) Mutual ADI Directors’ Compliance Manual is maintained by Langes+ for the exclusive use of AMInstitute members.

The Manual covers 53 areas of law and topics of interest for AMInstitute members (see chapter listing below).

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Chapter listings

Corporate Regulation of ADIs

1.1 Financial Sector Reform
1.2 ASIC - Corporate Regulator
1.3 Mutuality
1.4 Corporations Act
1.5 Legal Structure
1.6 Members
1.7 Director Information
1.8 Directors’ Duties
1.9 Meetings
1.10 Financial reporting and annual general meeting
1.11 Corporate Governance
1.12 Restructures

Prudential Regulation
2.1 APRA - Prudential Regulator
2.2 Prudential Regulation
2.3 Basel II Capital Accord - changes from January 2008
2.4 The Prudential Standards
2.5 Capital Adequacy and the conglomerate provisions
2.6 Market Risk
2.7 Liquidity
2.8 Credit Quality
2.9 Large Exposures
2.10 Associations with related entities
2.11 Outsourcing
2.12 Business continuity management
2.13 Risk Management of credit card facilities
2.14 Audit & Related Matters
2.15 Public Disclosure of Prudential Information
2.16 Governance
2.17 Fitness and Propriety of Directors & Officers

Regulation of Financial Products and Services
3.1 Financial Services Reform
3.2 Consumer Protection and the ASIC Act
3.3 National Consumer Credit Code
3.4 Mutual Banking Code of Practice
3.5 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Code of Conduct
3.6 Privacy - credit reporting and national privacy principles
3.7 Anti Money Laundering & Counter - Terrorism Financing
3.8 Trade Practices
3.9 National Consumer Protection - Australian Consumer Law

Employment, Health & Safety
4.1 Recruitment
4.2 Common law duties of employers and employees
4.3 Employment contracts
4.4 The New Workplace Relations System
4.5 Common Law
4.6 Superannuation Guarantee
4.7 Wrongful Dismissal
4.8 Discrimination
4.9 Health & Safety including Workers Compensation

Taxation
5.1 Income Tax and Companies
5.2 Captial Gains Tax
5.3 Fringe Benefi ts Tax
5.4 Goods & Services Tax
5.5 State Duties
5.6 Payroll Tax

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Posted 23rd December 2009 by David Jacobson in legislation, mutuals