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Will ASIC stub out private equity takeovers?
ASIC consultation paper 312 on stub equity in control transactions takes aim at a perfectly legal acquisition structure.
Australia
5 Aug 2019
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Trade mark use control requirements in a corporate group eased by recent Full Federal Court decision
The issue may arise after changes to IP arrangements in a corporate group, for tax reasons or because of an acquisition.
Australia
2 Jul 2019
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A cautionary tale for joint venture parties – why arbitration works
This protracted and complex litigation contains a lesson for joint venturers of the importance of an arbitration clause.
Australia
15 Apr 2019
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Brave new world: New whistleblower laws have finally passed in Australia
The Whistleblower Bill requires all public companies and large proprietary companies to have a whistleblower policy.
Australia
4 Mar 2019
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Beyond the Banking Royal Commission: 9 key implications of the Hayne Report for corporate Australia
Although the focus of the Commission was on the financial sector, many of the issues were common across other industries.
Australia
11 Feb 2019
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Insights from The UN Global Forum on Business and Human Rights
The focus on the responsibility of business to respect human rights was in the context of the modern slavery discourse.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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A new era in Consumer Law penalties? Federal Court orders record amounts against director and corporation
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Australia
17 Dec 2018
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Responding to shareholder activism: when can directors properly delay an EGM?
Recent case provides important guidance regarding the validity of a decision by directors to postpone an EGM.
Australia
11 Dec 2018
9
Do not scratch the service: Court clarifies rules for service for claims commenced under the Corporations Act
Service is effected by rule 2.7 of the Corporations Rules, notwithstanding a longer period under rule 6.2(4) of the UCPR.
Australia
15 Oct 2018
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Final Bell has not tolled for deregistered companies – Bell Group companies brought back to life to litigate another day
The Court ordered that 16 Bell Group companies - which had been deregistered for some 25 years - should be reinstated.
Australia
30 Jul 2018
11
Joint ventures: Are the parties bound by fiduciary duties?
A detailed factual enquiry is required whenever parties seek to establish fiduciary obligations within a joint venture.
Australia
10 May 2018
12
Re-run of Re Amerind – Part 2: Circulating security interests and circulating assets
Part 2 looks at "circulating assets" and what that means for receivers when handling the property of insolvent companies.
Australia
27 Mar 2018
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Re-run of Re Amerind - Part 1: The right of indemnity of the insolvent corporate trustee
The corporate trustee's right of indemnity by way of exoneration was property of the company within the meaning of s 433.
Australia
19 Mar 2018
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Blowing the whistle: Commonwealth government untroduces whistleblower protections bill
This overhaul of the private sector whistleblower regime is part of a series of reforms to regulate corporate misconduct.
Australia
15 Dec 2017
15
Doing business in Australia 2017
Doing Business in Australia answers common questions and issues raised by foreign investors, importers and exporters.
Australia
16 Oct 2017
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4 legal issues that early-stage entrepreneurs should consider
This article includes four key legal issues you need to be considering while your start-up is still in its early stages.
Australia
29 Sep 2017
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How should Australia combat modern slavery? (Video)
The Australian government proposes to require large businesses to report annually on their actions to end modern slavery.
Australia
22 Aug 2017
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Federal government loses out on corporate collapse: the case for legislative reform
Two recent decisions have contradicted long-standing authority, with the Commonwealth and the ATO losing priority status.
Australia
23 Jul 2017
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Cyber resilience: The role of general counsel
General counsel have a key role in assisting their organisation to put in place the framework to become cyber resilient.
Australia
5 May 2017
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Making an example of wrongdoing: Penalty orders against ASX listed company and its director
The orders were for misleading and deceptive statements in a prospectus, non-disclosure and breach of directors duties.
Australia
14 Feb 2017
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