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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


Matters to consider when raising capital
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 11 2011

The central premise in the Corporations Act regarding capital raising is that an offer of securities needs disclosure to investors unless otherwise exempted


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


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


Fiduciary duties of financial advisors
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 8 2012

Although it is hard to understand how this view could have arisen, there was a view amongst some members of the financial planning industry that financial planners did not owe fiduciary duties to their clients


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


When does the provision of information or scaled advice become personal advice?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 22 2013

Understanding whether or not personal financial product advice is being given will become even more important under the new FOFA rules that come into


Managing your risks under global anti-corruption regimes
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 13 2012

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies operate in a stringent regulatory environment


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


How to get a ‘sneak peek’
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 12 2009

There is no doubt that litigation can be costly and time consuming for participants and the outcome can be difficult to predict in advance