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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

Fast money ASX to accelerate rights issues

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 17 2013

ASX has recently released proposed amendments to the ASX Listing Rules to reduce the standard timetable for traditional rights issues and introduce

A warning to directors and their legal representatives

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

ASIC releases draft regulatory guidelines on advertising financial products and advice services

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2011

ASIC recently released a consultation paper dealing with best practice guidance for the advertising of financial products and financial advice

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
  • -
  • February 26 2013

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

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

Back to the future: FOFA Financial Advice proposals defeated

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

With the blocking in the Senate of the Government's proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice legislation by the Opposition together with

Proposed new rules for employee share schemes (ESS)

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 18 2009

On 14 August 2009, the Government issued draft legislation and associated materials on the ESS previously announced in the 2009 Budget

Reversal of fortune - Rosenberg and ASIC

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Have you duly undertaken due diligence?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • October 31 2014

A recent decision in the High Court of New Zealand, Houghton v Saunders 2014 NZHC 2229 , may provide helpful guidance to directors of Australian