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Collective action back in focus

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

The global wave of shareholder activism has prompted ASIC to revise its guidance on investor engagement. The new proposed guidance, although

ASIC’s update on collective action by investors: a playbook for shareholder activism

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 10 2015

Last month, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australia’s principal securities regulator, released a consultation paper

Shareholder suit for non-disclosure to the market fails on all counts

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • March 9 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the shareholder suit against Babcock & Brown Limited (In Liquidation) ("BBL") and its liquidator for

General counsel update - march 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

Australia's financial systems under the spotlight

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Australia
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  • March 4 2015

In December 2014 the final report of the inquiry into Australia’s financial systems, commissioned by the Government in 2013, was released. The report

Listed companies should now update their share trading policy

  • Carter Newell
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  • Australia
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  • February 28 2015

On 30 January 2015, ASX Limited released a revised Guidance Note (GN27) on Trading Policies in response to some published criticism of

ASIC enforcement actions Q4 2014: is an increase in penalties on the cards?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

ASIC has recently released its quarterly enforcement report detailing enforcement outcomes between 1 July 2014 and 31 December 2014. The report

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

International regulatory update - 9 - 13 February 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, South Korea, USA
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  • February 17 2015

The EU Council's Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) has agreed the EU Council's negotiating stance on the proposed regulation on indices

ASIC releases findings from 30 June 2014 financial reports and announces areas of focus for 31 December 2014 financial reports

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • January 30 2015

ASIC has identified a wide range of focus areas for 31 December 2014 financial reports of listed entities and other entities of public interest with