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Supreme Court of Victoria delivers a double blow to MCI and entrepreneurial class actions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • August 25 2014

Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd (MCI) is an investment company managed and controlled by Melbourne based solicitor Mark Elliott. MCI was


Enforceable undertakings ASIC to make experts’ findings available to the public
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • March 12 2015

On 19 February 2015, we reported on ASIC enforcement actions in the second half of 2014. ASIC has since updated its regulatory guidance on


Foreign investment in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • January 29 2014

Australia was settled as an English colony in 1788, relying on the now discredited legal fiction of terra nullius ‘a land of no one’ to displace the indigenous inhabitants


Damages on “no-transaction” basis
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 22 2014

In our August publication we discussed the case of Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig in the context of the Federal Court's application of the


High Court rules no misleading or deceptive conduct in Fortescue Metals case
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • January 9 2013

The High Court of Australia has handed down its decision in the long running Fortescue Metals matter, overturning the Federal Court Decision in ASIC v


Senate committee calls for incentivising corporate whistleblowers: a ‘fundamental shift in approach’ for fighting fraud in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • June 27 2014

The Senate Economics References Committee yesterday released its final report of the Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Securities and


Continuous disclosure obligations ASX Guidance Note 8
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 18 2013

The ASX released the final revision of Guidance Note 8 (the Guidance Note) on 13 March 2013, which came into effect on 1 May 2013. It provides a


The Final Report of the Murray Inquiry: ‘it ain’t broke, it just needs a good tune-up’
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 9 2014

On Sunday 7 December 2014 the Federal Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey, released the Final Report of the Financial System Inquiry (or ‘Murray Inquiry’ after


FSI consumer protection recommendation 26: insurance disclosure tools and calculators
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 18 2014

The FSI referred to studies undertaken after natural disasters revealing inadvertent underinsurance due to consumers struggling to make an informed


ASIC’s update on collective action by investors: a playbook for shareholder activism
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 10 2015

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