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Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

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ASIC is Australia's integrated corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. They regulate Australian companies, financial markets, financial services organisations and professionals who deal and advise in investments, superannuation, insurance, deposit taking and credit.

Protecting consumers and investors

ASIC has powers to protect consumers against misleading or deceptive and unconscionable conduct affecting all financial products and services, including credit.

For consumers

How ASIC regulates financial services and products and what to do when you have a problem with your finances:

Unclaimed money

How to find and claim money that has been lost in bank accounts, shares and life insurance.

Banned and disqualified people

ASIC's registers of people that have been banned from providing financial services.


ASIC's role in banking and what to do if you have concerns about your bank or bank accounts.

Loans and credit cards

What lenders must do before they can give you a loan or credit card.

Investing and financial advice

How ASIC regulates investment products and financial advisers and how to check their registers.


ASIC’s role in superannuation and what to do if you have concerns about your super.


How ASIC regulates insurance and how to deal with disputes about your insurance.

Dealing with insolvent companies

What to do if you are an employee, shareholder, investor, customer or creditor of an insolvent company.

How to complain


For ASIC Connect services and for all general enquiries, you can ask a question online or call 1300 300 630.

Last updated 30 April 2019