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Shareholder Activism - are resource companies fair game?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, USA
  • June 15 2017

We may look back on Monday, 10 April 2017, as the day shareholder activism “US style” finally arrived on our shores. On that day BHP Billiton, one of


ASIC focus areas for 30 June 2017 financial reports
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

In announcing its focus areas for 30 June 2017 financial reports of listed entities and other entities of public interest with many stakeholders, ASIC


Likely new corporate offence of failing to prevent foreign bribery
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 30 2017

There has long been discussion in Australia and attempts by regulators to make their life easier in terms of bringing criminal proceedings against


Private companies face public conundrum under new crowdfunding rules
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 26 2017

A sticking point from the Federal Government's Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Act 2017 , was that there was no scope for private


Crowd-funding extended to proprietary companies
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 17 2017

In March this year, after a number of false starts, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Act 2017 proceeded to Royal Assent and is set


2017-18 Australian Federal Budget: A Mixed Bag
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 10 2017

Over the last two years, multinationals have been battered with a variety of new taxing measures under the guise of "ensuring multinationals are


‘Lifting the fear and suppressing the greed’
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • May 9 2017

The Senate Economics References Committee (the Committee) has recommended sweeping changes to the civil penalties regime contained in the


Doing business in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • May 9 2017

Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation formed in 1901 with six states (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South


Another reminder of the importance of registering security interests: nft specialized in tower cranes LLC -v- machforce pty ltd (in liq) 2017 WASC 95
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 3 2017

The Western Australian Supreme Court has further reinforced the importance of registering security interests under the Personal Property Securities


Setting remuneration policy - lessons learnt from the 2016 AGM season
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • April 30 2017

At a time when companies are considering their remuneration structures for the new financial year, we look back to the lessons learned from