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Shareholders left in the lurch: unacceptable circumstances?
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

This newsletter reviews the recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia on the court's adjudication as to whether


The Financial Report June 25, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong
  • June 25 2015

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) updated its regulatory guidance, 15-155MR, for investors to help them in taking collective


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


New ASIC guidelines for carbon market participants
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • June 9 2015

Following recent changes to the structure and regulation of carbon markets in Australia, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC


ASIC increasing focus on shareholder activism in Australia
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • April 17 2015

ASIC’s recent publication of Consultation Paper 228 and proposedRegulatory Guide 128 (RG 128) appears to be an acknowledgment of the growing trend in


Removal of the 100 member rule and changes to remuneration report requirements
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

Following its exposure draft in April 2014, the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Act 2015 commenced on 19 March


Release of the third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council Principles and Recommendations
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

After an extensive consultation process, the third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council Principles and Recommendations (Principles and


ASX Listing Rules amendments, including introduction of governance checklist
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

In conjunction with the release of the third edition ASX Corporate Governance Council Principles and Recommendations, various governance-related


Collective action back in focus
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 19 2015

The global wave of shareholder activism has prompted ASIC to revise its guidance on investor engagement. The new proposed guidance, although


ASIC’s update on collective action by investors: a playbook for shareholder activism
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 10 2015

Last month, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australia’s principal securities regulator, released a consultation paper