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Background on Crowd Sourced Equity Funding

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • October 2 2014

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding is a relatively recent method of company financing. It refers to arrangements through which a business (the issuer

Backdoor listings -tips for a smooth transaction

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 24 2014

Following an increase in the recent number of backdoor listings on the ASX, ASIC has raised several concerns in relation to these transactions. These

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

Matters to consider when raising capital

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 11 2011

The central premise in the Corporations Act regarding capital raising is that an offer of securities needs disclosure to investors unless otherwise exempted

Holding ratings agencies to account - The Federal Court’s landmark decision in Bathurst Regional Council v Local Government Financial Services

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2013

In November 2012, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Bathurst Regional Council & Ors v Local Government

The Centro experience twelve months later

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2012

It has been twelve months since Justice Middleton of the Federal Court of Australia delivered his judgments on liability and penalties in ASIC’s case against the Centro directors

Changes to the Corporations Act pending

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Risky business prevails in first case on enhanced disclosure securities

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 7 2012

Group proceedings were commenced on behalf of investors in the Timbercorp Group, a leading agribusiness company that had been placed into voluntary administration

ASX release third edition of Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • June 26 2014

ASX has released the third edition of Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations and the final governance-related amendments to the Listing

ASIC releases updated policy guidance on administrative action against financial services providers

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 7 2012

ASIC has updated Regulatory Guide 98: Licensing: Administrative action against financial services providers to reflect changes to its policy on when and how ASIC may take administrative action against financial services licensees