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Brexit - Implications for Australian businesses
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

On 23 June 2016, a referendum was passed in the UK for the UK to "Brexit" or exit from the European Union (EU). This will have significant

Warning to Australian directors & officers
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • June 16 2016

The recent Victorian case arising from the share-price collapse of Centro Properties (ASIC v Healey) has highlighted the standards of care and

Going to Market - consumer law update - June 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 14 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

Case law development in total and permanent disablement
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

The recent case of TAL Life Limited v Shuetrim (2016) NSWCA 68 (7 April 2016) raises a number of issues in relation to the assessment of a

The Financial Report - 9 June 2016 - News from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, Japan
  • June 9 2016

The FSA has established a “Payments Council on Financial Innovation,” which aims to deliver payment system reform and payment service innovation

D&O claim misses the mark
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

You may have seen recent press coverage about James Hird’s failed Court bid to recover the legal costs of his attempts to challenge ASADA’s joint

Making a decision to put a mine on ‘care & maintenance’
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

In these times of falling commodity prices, constrained debt and equity markets and high visibility cost reduction strategies, it is not surprising

Out of Bounds on the Full for Hird? An important case on defence costs coverage in regulatory actions
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 5 2016

James Hird was on the losing end of a Supreme Court of Victoria proceeding against Chubb Insurance Company of Australia Ltd this week, where he

D&O, class actions and shared limits - perhaps some self regulation and common sense ?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

Class actions that impact financial lines are now a fixture of the Australian litigation landscape. Presently there are at least 35 class actions

Disclosure requirements for environmental risks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

There is nothing new in the notion that companies are required to effectively manage and disclose risks so that investors can make informed