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ASIC paves way for electronic disclosure

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • November 26 2014

In its latest consultation paper (Consultation Paper 224: Facilitating electronic financial services disclosure) (CP 224), ASIC is seeking feedback

FOFA: the farce of financial advice regulation

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 24 2014

With the news that the Senate has now (on its third attempt) disallowed the FOFA reform regulations registered in late June (the Corporations Act

High Court rules Wellington Capital acted beyond power: take care in drafting and interpreting fund constitutions

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The High Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by Wellington Capital Limited (Wellington) and held that an in specie distribution of scheme property

Worth the wait! ASIC responds to consultation process by issuing not one, but two, employee incentive scheme class orders

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 10 2014

Worth the wait! ASIC responds to consultation process by issuing not one, but two, employee incentive scheme class ordersASIC has released two new

Employee incentive schemes for listed entities: ASIC expands its disclosure relief

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On 31 October 2014, ASIC announced the release of new Class Order 141000, covering employee incentive schemes of listed entities, and updated the

For unlisted entities: ASIC expands its disclosure relief

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On 31 October 2014, ASIC announced the release of new Class Order 141001, covering employee incentive schemes of unlisted entities, and updated the

When can a ‘descriptive’ word be registered as a trade mark?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 30 2014

It seems that the answer depends on the factors which a decision maker may take into account.If a word is to be registered as a trade mark, it must

ASIC flags potential areas for reform in managed investment schemes

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

ASIC expressed its continued concern about the ease with which an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence can be obtained and the difficulty

Will you have AML transitional arrangements in place by 1 November 2014?

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 23 2014

On 1 June 2014, new customer due diligence requirements were introduced to amend the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Rules

Will challenges - are you in or are you out?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 21 2014

Amendments to the Victorian laws dealing with challenges to Wills, or testator family maintenance claims, have now been passed and will come into