Australian companies operate in a highly regulated environment. As a minimum, companies must comply with the requirements of the Corporations Act, the Trade Practices Act and the Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act.  If listed or intending to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the company must also comply with the ASX Listing Rules and Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations. If providing, or planning to provide, financial services and products, the company must also comply with Australian Financial Services Licencing provisions.

Mertons can help you establish a compliance framework and the supporting systems, policies and procedures, to ensure compliance with all your obligations.

Further, Mertons can also help you put in place the systems to develop a compliance culture within your company:

  • audit your compliance practices
  • develop and implement compliance framework, systems, policies and procedures
  • assess and establish in-house compliance roles and responsibilities
  • develop a compliant board and reporting schedule

Contact Mertons for an obligation-free discussion of your needs and how we can help you.