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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


Shareholder activism and investor hook-ups
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 18 2015

Due to a series of largely unrelated events, New Zealand seems to be entering a new phase of shareholder activism which may make this year's AGM


ASX moves to reduce compliance cost of dual listing
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 13 2015

The amendments will allow companies listed on the NZX Main Board to be recognised as ASX Foreign Exempt entities, with the effect that the NZX Main


New amendments improve, and clarify the operation of, the FOFA laws
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

Amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) laws, which came into effect on 1 July 2015, are aimed at improving the operation of the FOFA


ASIC is keeping a close eye on investoranalyst briefings
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

Another reporting season is nearly here, bringing with it the usual market disclosures and the subsequent investor and analyst briefings. ASIC's high


FMA thinks outside the box
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 16 2015

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has reached for an imaginative solution to protect the New Zealand public against a New Zealand couple who are