The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 requires ASIC to: - maintain, facilitate and improve the performance of the financial system and entities in it; - promote confident and informed participation by investors and consumers in the financial system; - administer the law effectively and with minimal procedural requirements; - enforce and give effect to the law; receive, process and store, efficiently and quickly, information that is given to us; and - make information about companies and other bodies available to the public as soon as practicable.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1991

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. James Shipton 1 February 2018 31 January 2023
Deputy Chair Mr. Daniel Crennan QC 16 July 2018 15 July 2023
Deputy Chair Ms. Karen Chester 28 January 2019 27 January 2024
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Cathie Armour 3 June 2017 2 June 2022
Member Ms. Danielle Press 17 September 2018 16 September 2023
Member Mr. Sean Hughes 1 December 2018 30 November 2023
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