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The future of the Future - who benefits?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 1 2014

Having sought to make changes to the Future of Financial Advice legislation, the Government accepted proposed amendments from the Palmer United Party


The Centro experience twelve months later
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 14 2012

It has been twelve months since Justice Middleton of the Federal Court of Australia delivered his judgments on liability and penalties in ASIC’s case against the Centro directors


Have you duly undertaken due diligence?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 31 2014

A recent decision in the High Court of New Zealand, Houghton v Saunders 2014 NZHC 2229 , may provide helpful guidance to directors of Australian


Backdoor listings -tips for a smooth transaction
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 24 2014

Following an increase in the recent number of backdoor listings on the ASX, ASIC has raised several concerns in relation to these transactions. These


Updated guidance on continuous disclosure
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 29 2015

The ASX has released its updated Guidance Note on Continuous Disclosure, Guidance Note 8, which includes expanded guidance on listed entities'


Background on Crowd Sourced Equity Funding
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 2 2014

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding is a relatively recent method of company financing. It refers to arrangements through which a business (the issuer


ASIC’s Regulatory Guide 247: effective disclosure in an operating and financial review
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 20 2013

On 27 March this year, ASIC released Regulatory Guide 247 which aims to guide and assist listed entities, their directors and preparers of Operating


Fast money ASX to accelerate rights issues
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 17 2013

ASX has recently released proposed amendments to the ASX Listing Rules to reduce the standard timetable for traditional rights issues and introduce


Holding ratings agencies to account - The Federal Court’s landmark decision in Bathurst Regional Council v Local Government Financial Services
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 26 2013

In November 2012, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Bathurst Regional Council & Ors v Local Government


FOFA reforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 8 2012

As part of the FOFA reforms, recent amendments have been made to the Corporations Act which impose two statutory obligations on any individual (the provider) who provides personal advice to a retail client