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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


A warning to directors and their legal representatives
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 12 2009

Drillsearch Energy Ltd (Drillsearch) commenced proceedings against two of its directors, a former director and two companies, the companies being shareholders of Drillsearch


High Court adopts broad interpretation of market manipulation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 8 2013

This case involved a prosecution by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions of an unnamed defendant, who was the CEO and a director of X Ltd


Reversal of fortune - Rosenberg and ASIC
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 29 2010

Rosenberg was disqualified by ASIC from providing financial services on the basis that he had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to financial products by engineering transactions that created a false market or the appearance of a false market in listed securities


ASX release third edition of Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 26 2014

ASX has released the third edition of Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations and the final governance-related amendments to the Listing


Licensing requirement net tangible assets deferred tax assets included
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 5 2010

In a recent case, the AAT overruled a decision of ASIC cancelling the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) of a responsible entity (RE) that was the operator of a number of property trusts


ASX seeks comments on proposed changes to mining, oil and gas exploration and production company reporting and disclosure requirements
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 16 2011

On 5 October 2011, the ASX released a public consultation paper titled “ASX Listing Rules Review Issues Paper: Reserves and Resources Disclosure for Mining and Oil & Gas Companies”


ASIC v Fortescue Metals Group Ltd: a timely warning about corporate disclosure and misleading conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 17 2011

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) appealed because the case raised important issues concerning:A listed entity's obligations to disclose information under the continuous disclosure provisions of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Listing Rules and the Corporations Act, 2001 (Cth) (Act


Financial product risk disclosure including for wholesale clients
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 22 2013

Some important principles concerning risk disclosure arise out of the recent decisions in the Federal Court of Wingecarribee Shire Council v Lehman


Holding ratings agencies to account: court issues landmark decision
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 16 2013

The Federal Court of Australia recently handed down a landmark decision in which ratings agency Standard & Poor's was held accountable for the