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Australian government signs deal with Consulting Group

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 29 2008

The Australian Government, led by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, has reached an agreement with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG

Hong Kong and Australia signed deal to allow cross-border marketing of retail funds

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Hong Kong
  • -
  • October 7 2008

The SFC has signed a "declaration of mutual recognition" with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to facilitate the sale of retail funds to investors in each other's market

Australia passes financial stability package

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 20 2008

Last week, the Australian Government passed legislation in response to the global financial crisis

Caught out on Facebook

  • Cobbetts LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 19 2008

Australian call centre worker Kyle Doyle made the news last month when he updated his Facebook status to say "Kyle Doyle is not going to work it I'm still trashed"

New regulation of short sales proposed in Australia

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 14 2008

This week the Australian government continued its regulatory push to reduce volatility in its financial markets by proposing new legislation that would permanently restrict naked short selling and require covered short sales to be adequately disclosed to the market

Greenhouse gas storage law

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 4 2008

The Queensland Government in Australia has introduced legislation to regulate the geologic storage of greenhouse gas emissions

Performance bonds

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 24 2008

In what circumstances will a court grant an injunction to restrain an employer from making, and a bank from paying, a demand made under an on demand performance bond?

Liquidated damages

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 24 2008

Liquidated damages provisions are used as a mechanism to secure an agreed rate of damages to compensate an employer if a contractor completes late, except where the employer is responsible for the delay

Australia passes carbon capture and storage bill

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 16 2008

On 18 November, the Australian Parliament passed the Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Bill which amends the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006 and establishes a regulatory framework for greenhouse gas capture and long-term geological storage

SEC approves rule providing for expedited and free access to ongoing disclosures by municipal bond issuers

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • December 12 2008

On December 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the adoption of a final rule designating the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) as the sole central repository for all electronic continuing disclosure information provided pursuant to Rule 15c2-12 and establishing a continuing disclosure service of the MSRB's Electronic Municipal Market Access system (EMMA