and Investments Commission
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26 February 2019
Dear Mr Sweeney,
Freedom of Information Request No. FOI 027-2019
Acknowledgement of Request
I refer to your request dated 18 February 2019 under the Freedom of Information
) in which you seek access to documents in the possession of
the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC
Your request seeks access to the following:
‘The Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP has written to the
Chairman of ASIC, James Shipton, following the release of the Final
Report of the Hayne Royal Commission on 1 February 2019.
The document or documents I seek are copies of such letters as wel
as any correspondence from James Shipton to the Treasurer.
The search period is 1 February 2019 to the present.’
As your request was received on 18 February 2019 and the 30-day statutory
period for processing the request commenced on the day after the date of
receipt, you should therefore expect a decision to be made by
20 March 2019.
The 30-day processing period may be extended should ASIC find it is necessary
to consult third parties, where a charge is to be imposed on the processing of
the request or for other reasons. You wil be advised if there are changes to the
30-day processing period.
Please note that any documents released to you under the FOI Act may later
be published online on the ASIC disclosure log in accordance with our
obligation to do so under the Act. This requirement to publish released
documents is subject to certain exceptions for example, personal or business
information wil not be published where it would be unreasonable.
If you have any questions or wish to discuss, please contact me on [email address]
or (03) 9280 4156.
Yours sincerely, Jessica Zhang
(Authorised decision maker under section 23(1) of the FOI Act)