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The ACCC releases a report on "unfair" terms in business-to-business contracts and says get ready for enforcement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The days of 10 and 12 November 2016 were significant for any business that deals with "small businesses". And that will be almost every business


Licensed to Blog - internet discussion sites and Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

ASIC monitors the activities of IDSs closely and is empowered to take enforcement action against Australian IDSs who do not comply with their


Passporting AFSL relief to extend to Luxembourg fund managers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, Luxembourg
  • November 24 2016

On 22 November 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) extended its relief for foreign financial service providers (FFSPs


Rethinking response to regulation: why insurers need to adapt and embrace a whole of business approach
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Insurers must do more than expect heightened scrutiny from their regulators they must actively enhance their operations and risk culture. Recent


Managed Discretionary Accounts: ASIC's "interim" response after lengthy consultation process
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

MDA operators (and advisers) should start thinking about their plan for transitioning; in particular, licensees should start reviewing their FSGs


I got proceedings, they're multiplying - sham contracting employer may be the one that regulators want
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

The Court's decision to issue a direction for the judgment to be provided to ASIC and The ATO could mean the exposures arising for employers from


ASIC's review of relief provided to foreign financial services providers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

Foreign financial service providers who rely upon Class Order passport relief have a temporary reprieve, with ASIC announcing a two-year extension. On


Changes to ASIC financial reporting relief for wholly-owned companies
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 13 2016

To add a new company to an existing deed of cross guarantee for the purposes of the benefit of the ASIC financial reporting relief for wholly-owned


ASIC's warning to advisers and issuers: market your IPOs within the bounds of the law
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

If the answer to that question is "no", then you are either not an Aussie capital markets participant or your legal advice is naïve. The law on


Breach reporting - your obligations explained
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

Robust internal systems are the key to identifying and reporting significant breaches. Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensees are obliged to