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ASX transitions to T2 settlement - are you ready?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 4 2016

The settlement cycle for trades on the ASX is set to be shortened from T3 (trade date plus 3 business days) to T2 (trade date plus 2 business days


ASIC issues reminder for businesses to check for unfair contract terms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 3 2016

The release this week of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's (ASIC's) Media Release 16-018MR and Information Sheet 221 provides a


Social Benefit Bonds
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • February 2 2016

In 2013 the New South Wales Government established Australia's first social benefit bond pilot. Social benefit bonds are a financial instrument that


Recent FoFA Developments
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 2 2016

In April 2013 we considered the potential impact of the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms on claims, and have watched subsequent developments


The end of broker handling fees in takeover bids?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • January 27 2016

Broker handling fees paid to stockbrokers by bidders to solicit acceptances are potentially prohibited as 'conflicted remuneration'. This is despite


Advice Remediation Update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • January 15 2016

Further to our previous update outlining the key elements of the ASIC Consultation Paper 247, it is timely to delve into some of the more important


Investment & Funding Initiatives
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 12 2016

The government has recently introduced the Corporations Amendment (Crowd Sourced Funding) Bill 2015. The Bill sets out a new disclosure regime for


International regulatory update 4 - 8 January 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 12 2016

Clifford Chance’s International Regulatory Update is a weekly digest of significant regulatory developments, drawing on our daily content from our


Non-EU regulatory highlights - Australia
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • January 11 2016

On 17 December 2015, the CPMI and IOSCO published a report “Implementation monitoring of PFMI: Level 2 assessment report for Australia”. This report


To trade or not to trade - steep penalties for trading on inside information
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2016

Last month the Federal Court ordered that Mr John Gay, former Gunns Ltd Chairman, pay a pecuniary penalty of $500,000 in relation to insider trading