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A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Time to start thinking about your AGM

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • July 4 2014

Although it may seem that the AGM season is still some months away, for companies with a 30 June year end, the lead up to calling the AGM is fast

Could a Dividend Reinvestment Plan be the right thing for your company?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • July 2 2014

With the new financial year upon us, many companies with accumulated profits will be turning their attention to the most appropriate approach to

The Australasian governance challenge - our old Hilux vs their new Volvo

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 1 2014

The turning point came with the formation of the ASX Corporate Governance Council in August 2002, comprising all of the relevant industry and sector

A more aggressive ASIC? Senate report heavily criticises ASIC’s performance

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • June 27 2014

The Senate Economic Reference Committee yesterday afternoon released a highly critical review of ASIC’s performance, labelling ASIC a “timid

Getting ready for 30 June - ASIC’s top three areas of concern for 2014 financial reports

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • June 25 2014

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has announced the areas it will be focusing on for 30 June 2014 financial reports. ASIC

ASIC consults on proposals to facilitate offering of securities by foreign companies

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2014

The proposed class order relief and guidance in relation to the fundraising disclosure regime under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) will make it

Federal court applies a liberal construction of its power under section 1322(4)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited, in the matter of Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited 2014 FCA 455

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2014

The Federal Court has granted relief under section 1322(4)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) for a transfer of shares of a company to a

KPMG reports on the application of ASIC guidance in operating and financial reviews

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2014

While KPMG's report on the application of ASIC's guidance in Regulatory Guide 247 on disclosure in an operating and financial review (OFR) shows

ASX releases independent report measuring adoption of Corporate Governance Council’s gender diversity recommendations

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2014

The ASX-commissioned report prepared by KPMG is encouraging, showing an increase in the adoption of the Corporate Governance Council's gender