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Licensing requirement net tangible assets deferred tax assets included

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Changes to Listing Rules deferred to 1 July 2014

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 21 2014

In the middle of last year the ASX Limited (ASX) proposed changes to its Listing Rules and Guidance Note 9 concerning Disclosure of Corporate

Matters to consider when raising capital

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Fiduciary duties of financial advisors

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 8 2012

Although it is hard to understand how this view could have arisen, there was a view amongst some members of the financial planning industry that financial planners did not owe fiduciary duties to their clients

Holding ratings agencies to account: court issues landmark decision

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 16 2013

The Federal Court of Australia recently handed down a landmark decision in which ratings agency Standard & Poor's was held accountable for the

ASIC’s recent regulatory activity

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 8 2013

Over the course of late last year, ASIC focused on consolidating the existing regulatory guidance on takeovers to establish a more logical body of

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

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Financial requirements for responsible entities to change from 1 November 2012

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 15 2012

While responsible entities of managed investment schemes still have a reasonable period of time to prepare for the changes ASIC has made to the financial requirements under their Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL), the changes significantly increase the regulatory and financial burden they face

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

Reversal of fortune - Rosenberg and ASIC

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • October 29 2010

Rosenberg was disqualified by ASIC from providing financial services on the basis that he had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to financial products by engineering transactions that created a false market or the appearance of a false market in listed securities