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Wholly-owned subsidiaries: same same but different

Australia - April 8 2014 Wholly-owned subsidiaries might exist for a number of reasons, whether it be for quarantining assets and liabilities, satisfying foreign legal

Shareholder activism - more than one way to skin a cat

Australia - December 16 2016 It is a fundamental principle of Australian corporate law that while the day-to-day management of the affairs of a company is the responsibility of

AWB “oil for wheat” scandal - the duty of directors to investigate

Australia - December 21 2016 The Supreme Court of Victoria has found that Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited (AWB), breached his duties as a director

Licensing exemption for FinTech businesses

Australia - December 20 2016 On 15 December 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released Regulatory Guide 257 Testing fintech products and services

Letters of intent in construction

Australia - February 14 2013 The use of a LOI can be beneficial as it can allow the parties to get a head start on the construction program in a number of useful ways, allowing

AWB “oil for wheat” scandal - the duty of directors to investigate

Australia - December 21 2016 The Supreme Court of Victoria has found that Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited (AWB), breached his duties as a director

Licensing exemption for FinTech businesses

Australia - December 20 2016 On 15 December 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released Regulatory Guide 257 Testing fintech products and services

Shareholder activism - more than one way to skin a cat

Australia - December 16 2016 It is a fundamental principle of Australian corporate law that while the day-to-day management of the affairs of a company is the responsibility of

New professional standards framework for advisers

Australia - December 14 2016 On 23 November 2016, the government introduced the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Bill 2016 (Bill) to raise

ACCC win against Flight Centre in High Court raises competition compliance risk for dual distribution models.

Australia - December 14 2016 A majority of the High Court (French CJ dissenting) today has ruled against Flight Centre, finding that Flight Centre was in fact in competition with