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Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

Back to the future: FOFA Financial Advice proposals defeated

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

With the blocking in the Senate of the Government's proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice legislation by the Opposition together with

FSI consumer protection recommendation 26: insurance disclosure tools and calculators

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

The FSI referred to studies undertaken after natural disasters revealing inadvertent underinsurance due to consumers struggling to make an informed

FoFA regulations passed

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

The Corporations Amendment (Revising Future of Financial Advice) Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) was registered yesterday and comes into effect

Partial reinstatement of FOFA regulations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 15 2014

On 15 December 2014, the following regulations were registered in the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments: Corporations Amendment (Revising

Financial System Inquiry: Final Report released

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2014

The Financial System Inquiry led by David Murray (Murray Inquiry) released its final report on 7 December 2014 (Final Report) with the aim of

The financial report December 11, 2014 - news from Europe

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, France, United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2014

According to Reuters, France is leading efforts to adopt a financial transaction tax in the EU by 2016. (1292014) FTT. FCA consults on capital

Final FSI report released

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • December 8 2014

Yesterday the final report on the Financial System Inquiry was released, covering 44 recommendations across a range of industries. The government

FSI: the house design is ok, but some of the taps need fixing

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • December 8 2014

The Final Report of the Financial System Inquiry chaired by Mr David Murray was released on the weekend. Key points arising from the Report and Mr

Senate’s scrapping of FoFA changes to provide greater consumer protection but at what cost?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2014

Last Wednesday, on a dramatic day in Canberra, Motoring Enthusiast senator Ricky Muir and newly independent senator Jaquie Lambie (who back flipped