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ASIC increasing focus on shareholder activism in Australia

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • April 17 2015

ASIC’s recent publication of Consultation Paper 228 and proposedRegulatory Guide 128 (RG 128) appears to be an acknowledgment of the growing trend in

Swimming between the flags: are financial advisers the new product lifeguards?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2015

The financial services industry has been the subject of significant regulatory reform over the last 15 years, starting with the introduction of the

Market abuse update April 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first

Focus: managed investment trusts exposure draft legislation: impacts on funds management industry

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • April 15 2015

Exposure draft legislation to implement the long-awaited changes to the tax regime for managed investment trusts has been released. The amendments

Dancing in the dark: how dark trading has changed the financial securities market - an Australian perspective

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Australia
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  • April 13 2015

Investors in financial securities markets such as the Australian Securities Exchange ("ASX") should be aware of the advantages of dark trading, the

Reflective loss, trusts and Australian class action settlements

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • April 13 2015

Class actions brought by beneficiaries or unitholders of a trust are problematic as they encounter the reflective loss principle, which means that

Get in early before it’s too late financial reporting relief for wholly owned entities under ASIC Class Order 981418

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2015

A reminder that companies wishing to take advantage of the ASIC relief for financial reporting of wholly owned subsidiaries for this financial year

Proposed new MIT tax rules

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2015

On 9 April 2015, the Treasury released draft legislation and explanatory material setting out the proposed new tax rules for managed investment

ASIC guidance on enforceable undertakings

  • McCabes
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  • Australia
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  • April 9 2015

An enforceable undertaking is a form of administrative settlement that ASIC may accept as a cost effective alternative to civil court action or

Draft legislation for the managed investment trust regime released what will it mean for the infrastructure industry?

  • PwC Australia
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  • Australia
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  • April 9 2015

The public release of the draft legislation for the proposed new tax regime for managed investment trusts (MITs) is a significant step towards