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Unfair Contracts Regime in Australia Extends to Dealings with Small Business
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • January 17 2017

The unfair contract terms regime in the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) (ASIC


ASIC relief for auditing and financial reporting has been updated
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

ASIC has updated two Class Orders which offer financial reporting and auditing relief to proprietary companies: CO 981417 has been replaced with


Share sale or off-market share buy-back? Choosing the best option
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

When a shareholder of a private company is looking to exit the company, their shares must be dealt with in accordance with the Company’s constitution


Australia: Why Failing to Ask Questions Can Be a Breach of a Director’s Duties
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

Nine years after ASIC commenced proceedings against the former AWB Limited (AWB) Chairman, Trevor Flugge, and the former AWB Group General Manager of


Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to


AWB “oil for wheat” scandal - the duty of directors to investigate
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 21 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria has found that Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited (AWB), breached his duties as a director


Bounty rewards and more on the Australian Government’s radar for corporate whistleblowers
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • December 19 2016

The Australian Government has signalled that it will implement legislation by mid-2018 giving stronger protection to corporate and public sector


Failure to Ask Questions can be a Breach of Director's Duties
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 19 2016

Nine years after ASIC commenced proceedings against the former AWB Limited (AWB) Chairman, Trevor Flugge, and the former AWB Group General Manager of


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

As 2016 winds down and we look towards the New Year, we have reflected on the key takeaways of ten significant commercial litigation developments


New professional standards framework for advisers
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

On 23 November 2016, the government introduced the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Bill 2016 (Bill) to raise