In considering whether to make a rule under this Division, ASIC:
(a) must have regard to:
(i) the final report titled "Principles for Financial Benchmarks", dated July 2013 and published by the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, as amended from time to time; and
(ii) the likely effect of the proposed rule on the Australian economy, and on the efficiency, integrity and stability of the Australian financial system; and
(iii) the likely regulatory impact of the proposed rule; and
(b) may have regard to any other matters that ASIC considers relevant.
Note 1: The Principles for Financial Benchmarks could in 2018 be viewed on the International Organization of Securities Commissions website (https://www.iosco.org/).
Note 2: Matters that ASIC may have regard to under paragraph (b) could, for example, include foreign laws relating to financial benchmarks, and any matters raised in consultations under section 908CL.