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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


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


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


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


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


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


Insurance update - June 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • May 31 2014

On 8 April 2014, the Australian Government’s Productivity Commission released its draft report concerning Access to Justice Arrangements in Australia


The James Hardie decisions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • June 8 2012

The full bench of the High Court of Australia yesterday overturned the NSW Court of Appeal Decisions in Morley v Australian Securities and Investments Commission (No 2) and Shafron v Australian Securities and Investments Commission (No2) holding that seven non-executive directors and the company secretarygeneral counsel of James Hardie Industries Ltd (JHIL) breached their duties as directors or officers of the company in relation to the release of a misleading announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX


Issuing a mining announcement? Why you need to understand the new ASX Listing Rules today
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • September 11 2013

If you are a mining company in the early stages of project evaluation, and planning to release an announcement relating to scoping studies


Australia in the Asian century
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • December 18 2012

The Australian Government recently released the “Australia in the Asian Century White Paper” (White Paper