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US libertarian Jo Jorgensen (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

A Ralph Nader redux … ASIS’s intelligence gatjering … political power at the Powerhouse Museum

The US is saved by libertarians, plus more tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

Stood-down ASIC chair James Shipton (AAP/Lukas Coch)

The government owns this ASIC crisis 100%

The government has never wanted a tough corporate regulator. Now ASIC has been significantly weakened again, just as the government is loosening banking regulation.

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The rise and rise of big money: how investors and corporations will reap the benefits of the pandemic

The pandemic is likely to exacerbate existing trends toward highly concentrated markets and investment, changing the nature of economic and political power as it does so.

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The new Robin Hoods are robbin’ their own hoods with guvvie cash

New investors have been making risky gambles while lockdowns continue to bite — and ASIC is concerned.

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

ASIC should appeal the Harold Mitchell case without delay

It's a classic pro-business, small government tactic: attack the corporate regulator for daring to get in the way of successful companies.

Former AMP chair Catherine Brenner (Image: AAP/Daniel Munoz)

ASIC leave pass doesn’t wipe the slate clean for ex-AMP chair Catherine Brenner

ASIC has confirmed it is no longer investigating Brenner over her role in the allegations arising out of the banking royal commission. But her part in the ultimate demise of AMP should not be forgotten.

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

Harold Mitchell gives ASIC a bloody nose but it was still worth the fight

After a four-year process, ASIC will probably end up paying $2-3 million for Mitchell's legal costs. But it wasn't all for nothing, writes Stephen Mayne.

In defence of class actions: an Australian innovation bringing justice to the world

For years, class action litigators have done what regulatory bodies like ASIC can't: get major businesses to play fair.

Kenneth Hayne hands his final report of the banking royal commission to the government (Image: AAP/Kym Smith)

How would Hayne’s disciplinary body actually work?

Yes this would be a huge step forward, but the devil is in the detail (or the lack thereof).

ASIC chairman James Shipton (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

What is to be done with ASIC?

Crikey readers discuss the problems of the ASIC and media-fuelled vigilantism.

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