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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Interim Report of the Murray Inquiry issued what you need to know
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • July 16 2014

This morning the Interim Report of the Financial Systems Inquiry (or ‘Murray Inquiry’) was issued. In this bulletin we draw out the highlights of the


The US ‘fraud on the market’ presumption lives: implications for Australian shareholder class actions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia, USA
  • June 25 2014

The highly anticipated decision of Halliburton Co v Erica P John Fund Inc 2014 WL 2807181 (23 June 2014) (Halliburton), handed down in the United