Policy Viewpoint

AADA News Category
28th September, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint ACCC new car retailing study ready before year end
Recommendations and proposals to emerge from the ACCC’s New Car Retailing Industry Market Study will be tabled before the end of this year. It is expected to be made public soon after an industry round...
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28th September, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint AADA secretariat strengthened with two new executives
The AADA Secretariat will be strengthened with the arrival of two new Executive Directors, James Voortman and Brian Savage, on 11 September. James will assume the newly-created position of Executive Director, Communications and Policy and...
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16th May, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint Flex-commissions out says ASIC
ASIC announced in March that it will prohibit flex-commission in the car finance market but will still allow lenders to pay other types of compensation to car Dealers. ASIC considers flex-commissions “are arrangements in which...
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16th May, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint ACCC denies insurance commissions cap
In a major win for Dealers, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has denied 16 insurance companies authorisation to jointly impose a 20 per cent cap on commissions paid to motor vehicle Dealers who...
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16th May, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint AADA responds to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism paper
AADA has responded to the Attorney-General’s Department consultation paper on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing, arguing that banning cash sales is the best way to prevent high-value Dealers being used for those criminal activities. In...
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16th May, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint Review signals major changes for the Australian consumer law as it affects dealers
On 19 April 2017 Consumer Affairs Australia New Zealand tabled its report to the Federal Government of its review of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The review of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL Review) made...
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