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FinTech regulation in Australia - lessons for New Zealand?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 4 2016

Australia is initiating a range of policy initiatives to encourage the development of the fast growing FinTech sector. We look at those elements of


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, USA, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


Selective disclosure by listed issuers: recent “best practice” developments
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • September 9 2014

The recent Newcrest decision is a timely reminder for listed issuers to take particular care in the selective disclosure of information, particularly


No FMCA panic for non-directors
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 4 2015

Non-director participants in significant capital raisings need to be alert to their risks under the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMCA), but also to


Asia Region Funds Passport joint consultation paper issued by Singapore, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Philippines and Thailand
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
  • April 28 2014

A joint consultation paper ("Consultation Paper") on the rules and operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport ("Passport") has been issued by


Guide to going global - global equity restricted stock and restricted stock units 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Venezuela, Vietnam, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Argentina, Australia
  • February 9 2015

As long as the offer is not advertised or publicized, the stock is not traded in Argentina, the offer is limited to employees, and the offer is


Clients & Friends Newsletter - June 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, China, Czech Republic, European Union, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand
  • June 30 2014

The Australian tax year will end on June 30, 2014, and companies will be required to report any taxable events related to employee share awards to


Directors' duties: Centro case on approval of financial statements
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 8 2011

A recent Australian court decision about the duties of directors of listed companies when considering the company's financial statements raises some important issues for New Zealand boards


"Landmark" Australian case finds the buck stops with the board
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 28 2011

The Australian Federal Court yesterday issued what the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has described as a “landmark decision” which highlights the dangers of boards uncritically relying on management, or the auditors


Recent developments for the first quarter 2013
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore
  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter