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Financial services economics and policy advisory

Shaping financial services

Deloitte Access Economics’ financial services team provides independent economic analysis and delivers trusted policy advice to clients in banking, insurance, payments, superannuation and government.

How can we help you?

Our financial services team draws on deep sector experience and financial markets regulation and policy development expertise to deliver independent economic analysis and trusted policy advice to our clients in Australia and Asia. We have expertise in all areas of economic policy and financial regulation, including competition policy, prudential regulation, and disclosure and market conduct matters. We can leverage Deloitte’s global financial services network to help you keep abreast of emerging issues.

We can offer you trusted analysis and advice that is tailored to your audience, including:

  • Tailored research and analysis of how economic policy and reform, financial regulation, and key macroeconomic trends affects your business
  • Independent, evidence-based analysis to support your submissions to Government inquiries and industry consultations with regulators and policymakers
  • Robust qualitative and quantitative analysis of the economic benefits and costs of financial innovation and regulatory change
  • Thought-leadership on how megatrends, such as digital disruption, demographic change and globalisation are shaping the financial landscape.

Who have we worked with?

Deloitte Access Economics understands that our clients have a diverse range of requirements, and ensure each engagement is tailored to their unique circumstances. We have assisted corporate, government and not-for-profit clients in Australia and overseas, including:

  • Financial services industry peak bodies
  • Major commercial banks and regional ADIs
  • Non-bank financial institutions
  • Investment banks
  • General, life and health insurers
  • Card schemes and other payment system providers
  • Funds managers.

We have assisted State and Commonwealth governments and regulators at all levels and our analytical capability and reputation for independence is respected and trusted by government. We have also worked with industry clients on the Murray Financial System Inquiry and assisted them in consultations with APRA, ASIC, the ACCC, the RBA, Treasury and other official sector bodies.

The Corporate Bond Report 2018

Deloitte Access Economics was commissioned by FIIG Securities Limited to unpack the latest trends in Australia’s corporate bond market and consider what might happen next

The Corporate Bond Report 2018

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The benefits of Chinese investment in Australia

Foreign investment has been, and will continue to be, fundamental to maintaining the standards of living that Australians enjoy. This report highlights the significant benefits Australia receives from foreign investment and the opportunities presented from new sources of investment from China.

The benefits of Chinese investment in Australia

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Contact us

Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas

Director, Deloitte Access Economics

Mike is an experienced economist with broad-based expertise gained over more than two decades of practice. Mike joined Access Economics (now Deloitte Access Economics) in 2007, after 15 years working ... More

Dr Ric Simes

Dr Ric Simes

Director, Deloitte Access Economics

Dr Ric Simes has extensive knowledge in public policy, governance, finance, econometrics, economic analysis and strategy. Ric has led numerous projects in the digital economy, financial services, clim... More

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