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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


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


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


Senate committee calls for incentivising corporate whistleblowers: a ‘fundamental shift in approach’ for fighting fraud in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • June 27 2014

The Senate Economics References Committee yesterday released its final report of the Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Securities and


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


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


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


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