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Changed proportions
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

In a landmark decision which will have far reaching ramifications and be warmly received by plaintiff lawyers, the High Court has curtailed the reach


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Restricting the use of “financial planner” and “financial adviser” and intra-fund super account consolidation
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 25 2013

On 20 March 2013, key pieces of legislation amending financial services law were introduced into Parliament. Amendments to the Corporations Act 2001


Australian position on directors and officers’ duties and class actions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 14 2012

Of even more interest to underwriters than some of the recent court decisions is the announcement that on 9 May shopping centre owner Centro and its former auditor PwC have agreed to a record $200 million settlement of a class action by shareholders


Regulatory: future of financial advice reforms
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 13 2012

The Future of Financial Advice reforms are placed to take effect from 1 July 2012


ASIC fails to build case against Fortescue CEO
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • July 29 2010

The corporate regulator's recent track record in relation to the prosecution of directors continued on 23 December 2009 when Justice Gilmour of the Federal Court handed down judgment in Australian Securities & Investments Commission v Fortescue Metals Group Ltd