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Australian Brokerage Firm Fined AU $505,000 for Not Halting Suspicious Trades or Filing Suspicious Activity Report
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • June 25 2017

Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited agreed to pay a fine of AU $505,000 (US $382,629) to resolve charges by the Australian Securities and


Procedural Fundamentals: Extension of convening period for second creditors’ meetings
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • June 23 2017

The Part 5.3A administration regime was introduced to facilitate orderly and timely outcomes for creditors. This is clearly evidenced by the


Gore no more - ASIC not required to prove intention in civil penalty proceedings
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 23 2017

In an important judgment that will have come as no small relief to ASIC, the Full Federal Court has determined that Chapter 2 of the Commonwealth


The Financial Report, 22 June 2017, News from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • June 22 2017

Recommendation by the Advisory Group on Supervisory Approaches. The FSA announced its provisional translation of the Advisory Group on


ASIC industry funding model introduced
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 21 2017

Late last year the Government announced it would introduce an industry funding model for ASIC (our previous update on this can be found here). The


Email scam targeting ASIC registered companies
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • June 21 2017

As the end of the financial year approaches, companies should beware seasonal scams targeting Australian registered businesses under the guise of


Directors’ duties
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • June 21 2017

Start-ups are on the rise, as is the number of young entrepreneurs taking on the role of company director. A company director, whether sitting on the


Registering a managed investment scheme? Seven tips for getting your constitution right
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • June 21 2017

If you are adopting or drafting a constitution for a registered Managed Investment Scheme (MIS) you need to take care. ASIC will request amendments to


Shareholder Activism - are resource companies fair game?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, USA
  • June 15 2017

We may look back on Monday, 10 April 2017, as the day shareholder activism “US style” finally arrived on our shores. On that day BHP Billiton, one of


Ashley Services Class Action
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 14 2017

On 1 December 2016, William Roberts Lawyers instituted an investor class action in the Federal Court of Australia against Ashley Services Group