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Will JJ Richards be down in the dumps? ACCC brings small business unfair contract term test case

Australia - September 8 2017 On 6 September 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against one of Australia’s

Wholly-owned subsidiaries: same same but different

Australia - April 8 2014 Wholly-owned subsidiaries might exist for a number of reasons, whether it be for quarantining assets and liabilities, satisfying foreign legal

Approaching take-off: Australia releases draft legislation for the introduction of Asia Region Funds Passport and Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles

Australia - September 8 2017 The Commonwealth Government has released the draft Asia Region Funds Passport (Passport) and Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle (CCIV) Bills and

Australian Energy Market Update Period up to 4 September 2017

Australia - September 7 2017 In the face of politicisation and criticism over the number and role of regulatory bodies (such as AEMO and AEMC), the AER has published a Str

Learning from failed ICT projects

Australia - February 28 2013 Complex ICT projects regularly involve high degrees of risk, are frequently subject to substantial cost and time overruns and, importantly, often

A new licensing regime for financial benchmark administrators

Australia, Global - September 19 2017 In the wake of ASIC's BBSW investigation and continuing litigation, the Government has recently introduced a Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No

ASIC updates Regulatory Guide 126

Australia - September 19 2017 ASIC has recently published a revised version of Regulatory Guide 126 (RG 126), which sets out ASIC's guidance in relation to meeting the compensation

Full Federal Court decision provides guidance on responding to ASIC questions in when completing online forms

Australia - September 19 2017 The Full Federal Court in Callychurn v ASIC 2017 FCAFC 137 has overturned certain grounds of a decision banning Ms Callychurn, of Unique Mortgage

The winds of change: Mine safety, technology and the law

Australia - September 19 2017 Earlier this year, Canadian company Goldcorp Inc. announced it had partnered with IBM in a “technology alliance”. IBM said that it was “taking the IBM

Treasury consults on ASIC’s power to ban senior persons in the financial sector

Australia - September 19 2017 As part of its ongoing review into ASIC's enforcement powers (previously discussed here and here), the Commonwealth Treasury has released a position