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ASIC Proposes New Foreign Licensing Regime
  • K&L Gates
  • USA, Australia
  • June 5 2018

On 1 June 2018, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced that it is proposing to implement a modified form of an


Mental Health - a client's capacity to provide lawful, proper and competent instructions
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 8 2018

Rule 8 of the Legal Profession (Solicitors) Conduct Rules 2015 (ACT) provides that a solicitor must follow a client’s lawful, proper and competent


If it Feels Harder to Get Your Enterprise Agreement Approved by the Fair Work Commission, That's Because it is...
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • August 9 2017

Over the last 12 months, we have assisted many clients with the negotiation, lodgment and approval of enterprise agreements made under the Fair Work


Australian Regulator Sanctions Broker for Engaging in Pre-Negotiated Futures Transactions With Client Without Requisite Time Delay
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA, Australia
  • February 27 2017

The Australian Securities & Investment Commission fined BGC Partners (Australia) Pty Limited Aus $90,000 (approximately US $69,000) for failure to


Boosting client engagement through personalization of content: A guide for law firms and legal practitioners
  • Tikit
  • Australia
  • January 20 2017

Law firms need to start looking for smarter ways to engage with their clients. These days, people are bombarded by marketing emails


Insolvency Law Reform Act: update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

The Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, announced yesterday that the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (ILRA


Powercor - a reminder to provide evidence to defend a claim for privilege
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • November 3 2011

The decision of the Victorian Supreme Court in Perry v Powercor 2011 VSC 308 (affirmed Powercor Australia Ltd v Perry 2011 VSCA 239) emphasises that a party asserting client legal privilege over an expert report bears the onus of proof in relation to that claim


Any port in a storm: Australian Government reviews safe harbour laws
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 17 2011

A new consultation paper, Revising the scope of the copyright ‘safe harbour scheme’, proposes remedying a gap in the safe harbour provisions of the Copyright Act


The duty of a stockbroker to its client
  • Rajah & Tann Asia
  • Australia
  • August 25 2011

In Eric Preston Ltd v Euroz Securities Limited 2011 FCAFC 11, the Australian Federal Court (Full Court) had the opportunity to consider the relationship between stockbroker and client, and when a stockbroker may be liable for its client's losses


Land rich duty to landholder duty who is now at risk?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 31 2011

Changes to Queensland's land rich duty regime have been announced by Queensland Treasurer, Andrew Fraser