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Indirect Causation Accepted by Australian Court in Shareholder Claim
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • July 8 2016

Traditionally, Australian courts have held that shareholders alleging corporate contraventions of prohibitions on misleading conduct must demonstrate

Are Courts easing the way for shareholder class action claims?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 7 2016

Directors and officers of listed companies are acutely aware of the class action risks posed by corporate continuous disclosure obligations. A

Australian Shareholder class actions - what Directors need to know
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 7 2016

There has been an increase in class action litigation in Australia in recent years, particularly class actions brought on behalf of shareholders

What if your rewards based crowd funding campaign doesn’t go to plan?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • July 1 2016

Rewards based crowd funding is becoming an increasingly popular way for budding entrepreneurs to raise funds to bring their vision to reality. It

Corporate Advisory Update June 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

ASIC has released, for consultation, its proposals to implement a ‘regulatory sandbox’ licensing waiver for limited financial services provided to a

Unfair contract terms in Australian small business contracts
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • June 29 2016

In November 2016, new legislation will come into force prohibiting the use of unfair terms in small business contracts. The legislation is likely to

Brexit - Implications for Australian businesses
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

On 23 June 2016, a referendum was passed in the UK for the UK to "Brexit" or exit from the European Union (EU). This will have significant

IPO basics: a fundamental step - what to consider when putting together your IPO board
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 20 2016

There are a lot of details to sort through when putting together your new board, says Stuart Byrne, so the earlier you start the better

Going to Market - consumer law update - June 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 14 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

ASIC takes action against licensee for allegedly breaching ‘best interests duty’
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 9 2016

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced proceedings against NSG Services Pty Ltd (NSG) for breaches of the ‘best