and Investments Commission
Office address (inc courier deliveries):
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Melbourne VIC 3000
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Brisbane QLD 4001
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6 November 2020
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By email: email@example.com
Dear Mr Sweeney
Freedom of Information Request No. FOI 207-2020
Acknowledgement of Request
I refer to your request received by ASIC on 24 October 2020 under the Freedom of Information
) in which you have sought information from the Australian Securities and
Investments Commission (ASIC
Your email seeks access to the following:
‘The document I seek is a copy of the letter that confirms the appointment of James
Shipton to the role of Chairman of ASIC’
As your request was received by ASIC on 24 October 2020 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 23 November 2020.
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 will 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personal or business information will not be published where it would be unreasonable.
If you have any questions or wish to discuss, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
or (03) 9280 4156.
Yours sincerely, Jessica Zhang
Freedom of Information Officer
(Authorised decision maker under section 23(1) of the FOI Act)