investor daily logo
ASIC’s Cathie Armour reappointed until 2022

ASIC’s Cathie Armour reappointed until 2022

By Tim Stewart
2 minute read

ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour, who is heading up the regulator’s crackdown on alleged bank bill swap rate (BBSW) manipulation, has been reappointed for an additional five years.

Minister for Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer has announced Cathie Armour's reappointment as a full-time member of ASIC.

Ms Armour is directly responsible for financial markets infrastructure and market integrity enforcement, and has overseen the regulator's investigation into BBSW manipulation.

ASIC has alleged employees of ANZ, NAB and Westpac manipulated the BBSW and is currently embroiled in court cases against all three banks.


Ms Armour has been a member of ASIC since 2013. Her position has been extended until 2 June 2022.

Read more:

Artesian raises $26m for clean energy fund

Moody's downgrades China's credit rating

Super funds on track in May: SuperRatings

ASX in the ‘sweet spot’ for foreign IPOs

Western Asset hires investment specialist