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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


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


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


What's new for listed companies
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 15 2009

The ASX has recently issued a Consultation Paper proposing to make amendments to the ASX Listing Rules primarily aimed at complementing existing insider trading laws by helping minimise the potential for insider trading and address the perceived risks of insider trading


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


High standard of care when dealing with unsophisticated investors and public funds
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • January 15 2013

The unreported decision of Rares J contains a well reasoned and detailed judgment from His Honour canvassing many current legal topics ranging from


Amendment to Exemption Regulation AFS for investment firms from Australia, Switzerland and the US
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Netherlands, Switzerland, USA, Australia
  • April 27 2009

The Exemption Regulation to the Act on Financial Supervision (Vrijstellingsregeling Wft) has been amended to include an exemption to the licence obligation for investment firms providing investment services or investment activities (trading on own account


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


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