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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
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  • 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

High Court examines Responsible Entity's ability to distribute Scheme Property

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • November 14 2014

On 5 November 2014, the High Court issued its decision concerning the power of the Responsible Entity of a Managed Investment Scheme to distribute

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

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

Financial product risk disclosure including for wholesale clients

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • 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

ACCC v Metcash Trading Limited ACCC appeals but the deal goes on

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2011

On 25 August 2011 His Honour Justice Emmett delivered a judgment in favour of Interfrank Group Holdings Pty Ltd (Franklins), permitting the acquisition by Metcash Trading Limited (Metcash) of all the shares in Franklins

Stamp duty abolition timetable extended again

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Holding ratings agencies to account: court issues landmark decision

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • 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

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