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A warning to directors and their legal representatives

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 12 2009

Drillsearch Energy Ltd (Drillsearch) commenced proceedings against two of its directors, a former director and two companies, the companies being shareholders of Drillsearch

ASX recognises social media impact on corporate disclosure obligations

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

Directors and senior executives of companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) are now required to pay closer attention to what is

Financial product risk disclosure including for wholesale clients

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 22 2013

Some important principles concerning risk disclosure arise out of the recent decisions in the Federal Court of Wingecarribee Shire Council v Lehman

Referral relationships with liquidator when is this a conflict?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2014

It is common for liquidators to work with a few firms or individuals, and for referrals to be predominantly distributed among those parties

Licensing requirement net tangible assets deferred tax assets included

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 5 2010

In a recent case, the AAT overruled a decision of ASIC cancelling the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of a responsible entity (RE) that was the operator of a number of property trusts

Managing your risks under global anti-corruption regimes

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies operate in a stringent regulatory environment

Stamp duty abolition timetable extended again

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 27 2012

The NSW Government has once again extended the timetable for abolition of stamp duty on unlisted marketable securities, mortgages and transfer of non-land business assets for another 12 months

Changes to the Corporations Act pending

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 10 2012

Over the past few months a number of proposed and possible amendments to the Corporations Act have been outlined by the Federal Government around Phoenix companies, the test for payment of dividends and executive remuneration

Joint venture security: PPS transitional period ends

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 21 2014

On 31 January 2014 the transitional period under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) came to an end. Most would be aware the Personal

The future of the Future - who benefits?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 1 2014

Having sought to make changes to the Future of Financial Advice legislation, the Government accepted proposed amendments from the Palmer United Party