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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


Major shakeup of Australia's financial services sector on the way
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 20 2015

The Federal Government has accepted the vast majority of changes recommended by the Financial System Inquiry headed by David Murray, and set out a


New guidance on digital disclosures for financial services consumers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

New reforms and a new Regulatory Guide 221 "Facilitating digital financial services disclosure", released by ASIC on Tuesday, aim to make it easier


Swimming between the flags: are financial advisers the new product lifeguards?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 16 2015

The financial services industry has been the subject of significant regulatory reform over the last 15 years, starting with the introduction of the


ASIC calls for health check on cyber resilience
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released a report titled "Cyber Resilience: Health Check". The report recommends that


Earnings surprises: ASX clarifies what it meant
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 19 2015

ASX has moved to clarify the continuous disclosure requirements for companies that have encountered earnings surprises. It is less than two years


Director share trading: it's about the optics, too
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

The guidance highlights personal reputational risk (which is more likely to capture the attention of a director or executive) as a means to achieving


ASIC targets annual reports hits familiar inquiries and recommendations
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

ASIC has released its findings from a review of 30 June 2014 financial reports for 300 listed and other public interest entities. Seventy-three


The six phases of an ASIC investigation - and how you can be prepared
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

In the environment of investigations by a regulator, such as ASIC, while it may seem like a regulatory whirlwind to the uninitiated, it is generally


Looks can be deceiving: Responsible Entities get a high reminder on constitutional drafting
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 11 2014

In the recent decision of the High Court, Wellington Capital Ltd v ASIC & Anor 2014 HCA 43, it was held that a Responsible Entity could not make an