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ASIC relaxes financial advice rules amid pandemic

ASIC relaxes financial advice rules amid pandemic

Apr 14, 2020 – 6.38pmThe corporate regulator has temporarily suspended a number of red tape requirements for financial advisers and superannuation funds, in order to assist them in providing "affordable and timely" advice to consumers affected by coronavirus crisis.The Australian Securities and Investments Commission on Tuesday announced "three temporary relief measures" aimed at expediting the…

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EPA relaxes enforcement of environmental laws during the COVID-19 outbreak

EPA relaxes enforcement of environmental laws during the COVID-19 outbreak

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday that it is temporarily relaxing enforcement of environmental regulations and fines during the COVID-19 outbreak. The “enforcement discretion policy” applies retroactively to March 13, with no end date set yet. “EPA is committed to protecting human health and the environment, but recognizes the challenges resulting…

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