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Organisational culture: ASIC’s renewed focus
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

Commissioner Greg Tanzer, on behalf of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), recently delivered a speech about the importance


ASX releases updated Guidance Note 8: Continuous Disclosure
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

On 1 July 2015, ASX reissued Listing Rules Guidance Note 8 Continuous Disclosure: Listing Rules 3.1 - 3.1B (Guidance Note). The updated Guidance Note


Shareholder activists restricted
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

A recent case has held that shareholder activists cannot requisition advisory votes in general meetings. This means that the meeting will not be


Time’s up! The final transitional period for increased custody requirements expires on 1 November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

In 2013, ASIC updated its policy and guidance in relation to custody, including holding scheme property, in Regulatory Guide 133 Managed investments


ASIC’s new takeover and scheme guidance and regulatory activities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) issued its most recent report outlining its regulatory activities and concerns, and


ASIC recommends improved lending standards for interest-only home loans
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

Currently, 42.3 of all housing loan approvals are for interest-only home loans. They have increased in popularity by 78 over the past three years


ASIC updates responsible lending guidance
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

On Thursday, 20 August 2015, ASIC released Report 445 titled Review of interest-only home loans. Despite being primarily focused on interest-only


The Financial Report August 20, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • August 20 2015

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) urged business owners to renew their business name or risk it being cancelled. In the first


AGM season is coming! Quick tips to make it easy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

The 2015 AGM Season is nearly here, so we have put together this practical guide to: key things an ASX listed entity should consider when preparing


AGMs - some areas of reform
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

AGMs of shareholders were established (and an annual physical meeting of members was legislated): to provide shareholders with an opportunity to