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High Court comments on contracting out of Chapter 5C rights

Australia - December 12 2012 The High Court has provided some helpful analysis in relation to the inter-relation of rights under the Corporations Act and rights and obligations under a unitholder agreement in Westfield Management Limited v AMP Capital Property Nominees Limited [2012] HCA 54.2.

Anna Coroneo, Fiona Smedley.

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.

ASIC releases guidance on new disclosure benchmarks and principles for hedge funds

Australia - September 20 2012 On 18 September 2012, ASIC released guidance on new disclosure benchmarks and principles for hedge funds in the form of Regulatory Guide 240 entitled ‘Hedge funds: Improving disclosure’ (RG 240).

James Graham, Jenny Huang.

Government expands list of ‘Eligible Managed Fund Investments’ for significant investor visa

Australia - August 14 2013 On 13 August 2013, the government revised the minister's instrument specifying 'Eligible Managed Fund Investments' for the significant investor visa…

Fiona Smedley.

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.