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Funded class actions under the spotlight: Australian Federal Government introduces new regulations

Australia - July 30 2020 On 24 July 2020, the Australian Federal Government introduced new regulations, removing the ‘managed investment scheme’ (MIS) and other financial…

Christine Tran, Fiona Smedley, Jason Betts, Oliver Cook, Ruth Overington.

Fund and asset management: Getting back to basics

Australia - February 13 2019 The Final Report contains a series of recommendations which, when implemented, will require fund and asset management firms to reassess their…

Fiona Smedley, James Graham.

High Court Clarifies Uncertainty Surrounding Amendment of Registered Scheme Constitutions

Australia - December 17 2018 The High Court's decision in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Lewski [2018] HCA 63 has clarified the uncertainty around the meaning…

Fiona Smedley, James Graham, Julian Vertoudakis.

Australian government announces changes to the Significant Investor Visa programme

Australia - October 14 2014 On 14 October 2014, the Australian government announced its intention to expand and improve the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) programme as part of…

Fiona Smedley.

NSW government relaxes nomination criteria for Significant Investor Visa

Australia - August 28 2014 On 27 August 2014, the NSW Department of Trade and Investment announced that from 1 September 2014, Significant Investor Visa applicants seeking a NSW…

Fiona Smedley.