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Asia Pacific - focus on insurance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, China, Singapore
  • May 18 2015

Our latest insurance update from the Asia Pacific region includes articles from Australia, China and Singapore. Key legal issues covered


Product governance and intervention powers: the birth of a new regulatory regime
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

While the focus of Treasury has been on the 2015 Federal Budget and the imminent Tax White Paper, the wait continues for the Government's response to


General insurance distributors breathe sigh of relief
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • June 9 2015

In a move likely to be welcomed by the general insurance industry, ASIC has proposed to maintain the relief provided for distributors of general


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


ASIC review of hedge funds sector
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • August 10 2015

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has provided an overview of the Australian Hedge Funds sector and included in its report the


Asia Pacific - focus on insurance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Singapore, Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Hong Kong
  • August 10 2015

While the focus of Treasury has been on the 2015 Federal Budget and the imminent Tax White Paper, the wait continues for the Government’s response to


Case note: Dennis v Chambers Investment Planners Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 3) 2014 FCA 648
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 31 2014

This case provides a useful analysis of the duty owed by financial planners to exercise reasonable care and skill in providing financial advice to


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


ASIC enforcement actions Q4 2014: is an increase in penalties on the cards?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

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


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