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Market-based causation arguable in Australian shareholder class actions
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • September 30 2015

Shareholder class actions in Australia typically bring statutory claims that require causation to be demonstrated. Direct reliance is the traditional

The Financial Report September 17, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Japan, Singapore
  • September 17 2015

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) identified compliance issues found during its proactive surveillance of responsible

Fraud on the market decision - Caason
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 14 2015

The Full Federal Court has handed down a decision which at least opens the door to the adoption of market-based causation in Australian securities

Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 8 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law have increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair

Financial services providers beware: ASIC’s regulatory priorities over the next four years
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 1 2015

Investment banks, issuers, brokers, lenders, financial market participants, responsible entities, company directors, auditors and insolvency

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

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

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

Ashley Services faces class action over inadequate prospectus
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

Ashley Services could be the next private education provider to feel the anger of jilted investors, with law firm William Roberts and litigation