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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


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


Civil liability of credit rating agencies in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, European Union
  • October 31 2014

In the last edition of the Banking and finance disputes review, we described the new civil liability regime for credit rating agencies (CRAs) in the


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


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


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


Factors informing the AAT’s power to make confidentiality orders
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • September 20 2010

In Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Administrative Appeals Tribunal (2009) 181 FCR 130, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia considered whether the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) had the power to make orders staying the publication of a banning order made by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and confidentiality orders restraining ASIC from informing the public of its banning order


No abuse of process in bringing second set of proceedings with related subject matter
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • September 20 2010

In February, Victoria's Court of Appeal overturned a decision preventing the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) from bringing a second set of civil penalty proceedings against former AWB Ltd Managing Director, Mr Andrew Lindberg


Australian managed funds industry overview
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 24 2010

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently released key figures for the December 2009 quarter relating to the Australian managed funds industry