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ASIC begins enforcement of ‘design and distribution’ obligations

Australia - August 4 2022 ASIC has announced its first round of enforcement action under the ‘design and distribution’ (DDO) provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)…

Steven Rice

ASIC crypto enforcement action signals focus on sector

Australia - April 13 2022 In a speech on 3 March 2022, ASIC Chair Joe Longo stated that one of ASIC’s priorities for 2022 was to address “the deceptive promotion of riskier…

Mizu Ardra, Javier Cross, Fadi C. Khoury, Tanya Raitsina, Steven Rice

The ever-evolving scope of legal professional privilege: key considerations for in-house counsel

Australia - October 6 2021 Dating back to the 16th century, the modern law of ‘legal professional privilege’ originated from the English common law and was at first a right…

Mark Wilks

New world order: planning for the transition to new breach reporting regime

Australia - August 9 2021 With 1 October 2021 fast approaching, Australian financial services and credit licensees are no doubt racing to uplift their existing breach…

James Lucek-Rowley, Gowrie Varma

TGIF 30 July 2021 - Supreme Court of Queensland decides contracts of sale are not compellable ‘financial records’

Australia - July 30 2021 This week’s TGIF considers a recent case where the Supreme Court of Queensland rejected a director’s application to access an executory contract of…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Kirsty Sutherland, Mark Wilks