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New False Accounting offences commence operation in Australia

Australia, OECD - March 17 2016 Australia’s new false accounting offences came into force from 1 March 2016. The new offences are broadly cast and designed to aid enforcement of…

Hannah Atkins, Elizabeth Macknay.

Policyholder Insurance Highlights 2015

Australia, USA - February 17 2016 In this publication, we have pulled together the insurance cases from the past 12 months which are most relevant for corporate policyholders…

Peter Butler, Christine Cuthbert, Mark Darwin, Elizabeth Macknay, Guy Narburgh.

Penalties and protecting legitimate interests: differences between the United Kingdom and Australia

Australia, United Kingdom - November 23 2015 It has long been accepted in Australia that a contractual clause which confers a benefit on a party to remedy breach of contract or non-performance…

Tim Goyder, Elizabeth Macknay.

CAMAC reviews the operation of managed investment schemes

Australia - August 6 2014 In March 2014, the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) released a paper, which, among other things, focused on the following areas:…

Elizabeth Macknay.

Full court settles position on apportionment of claims under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig [2014] FCAFC 64

Australia - July 2 2014 The recent case of Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig [2014] FCAFC 64 (Wealthsure v Selig) confirmed that a claim can be apportionable under the Corporations…

Elizabeth Macknay.