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Director share trading: it's about the optics, too

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

The guidance highlights personal reputational risk (which is more likely to capture the attention of a director or executive) as a means to achieving

ASIC targets annual reports hits familiar inquiries and recommendations

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 5 2015

ASIC has released its findings from a review of 30 June 2014 financial reports for 300 listed and other public interest entities. Seventy-three

The six phases of an ASIC investigation - and how you can be prepared

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 5 2015

In the environment of investigations by a regulator, such as ASIC, while it may seem like a regulatory whirlwind to the uninitiated, it is generally

Looks can be deceiving: Responsible Entities get a high reminder on constitutional drafting

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In the recent decision of the High Court, Wellington Capital Ltd v ASIC & Anor 2014 HCA 43, it was held that a Responsible Entity could not make an

ASIC's new policy on employee incentive schemes now in operation

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Employee incentive schemes will be easier to implement under a new ASIC policy which started on 30 October 2014.Previously, a limited range of

ASIC warns against "novel" deal structures and dummy underwriting

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

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

ASIC ventures back into the pool

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 21 2014

ASIC has announced that over the next 12 months it will conduct a review of some broker dark pools

Mirabela shows court-ordered transfers of shares are a realistic option for large listed companies

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 21 2014

The Mirabela case confirms that section 444GA of the Corporations Act is a realistic option for restructuring a large listed company's share capital

Walking the fine line - analyst briefings and the lessons from Newcrest

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 21 2014

Newcrest's experience serves as a timely reminder to all listed companies that written policies and procedures are of little benefit if not properly