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FOFA hotspots

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 1 2014

Having moved into the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) implementation phase, subject to any disallowance of applicable FOFA provisions, various

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

A new tool in distressed public company M&A

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 26 2014

Mirabela is the first ASX listed company to be subject to a section 444GA transaction where shares are compulsorily transferred from shareholders to

Australia: ASIC focus on briefing of sell-side analysts, may seek product intervention powers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 26 2014

In a speech to the G100 held in Aust this week, ASIC Commissioner Kell provided a short update on topics of ASIC focus. These include: in the context

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

Why breach reporting is important

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 23 2014

Breach reporting has been high on ASIC’s agenda for the past 12 months. Like its global counterparts, ASIC is increasingly reliant on entities

This week in securities litigation (week ending September 19, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2014

The Commission continued with broken windows this week. Twenty Rule 105 short selling cases were filed in a group. Last week another group of broken

ASIC warns against "novel" deal structures and dummy underwriting

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

ASIC's concern appears to be that exceptions in section 611 of the Corporations Act may deliberately be used to acquire more than 20 without having

No FMCA panic for non-directors

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 18 2014

Non-director participants in significant capital raisings need to be alert to their risks under the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMCA), but also to

US "fraud on the market" rules to affect securities class actions?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, USA
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  • September 18 2014

Securities class actions may be easier to prove if a recent court decision is followed through.A person who suffers an investment loss because of