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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

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

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

Managing your risks under global anti-corruption regimes

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

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies operate in a stringent regulatory environment

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

When does the provision of information or scaled advice become personal advice?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 22 2013

Understanding whether or not personal financial product advice is being given will become even more important under the new FOFA rules that come into

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

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

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