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Are your rights enforceable? From 1 July 2018 onwards you will need to check this carefully…

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Are your rights enforceable? From 1 July 2018 onwards you will need to check this carefully…

This article was written by Tim Klineberg and Carone Huang.The new ipso facto reform will commence on and from this Sunday, 1 July 2018. Rights in contracts, agreements...

25 June 2018

Chinese Non-Performing Loans (NPLs): SAFE enhances pilot program to facilitate purchases of NPLs by foreign investors

China's SAFE recently made several enhancements to an existing pilot program regarding the cross-border transfer of Chinese NPLs to foreign investors.

12 June 2018

ICLG Anti-Money Laundering 2018: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law

With penalties escalating and a heightened regulatory focus on effective financial crime compliance, we are delighted to share with you the chapters that KWM has written for The...

08 June 2018

Foreign financial service providers – ASIC announces proposed licensing changes

ASIC has today released a Consultation Paper announcing important proposed changes to the Australian financial services licence regime for FFSPs.

01 June 2018
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Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness – the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report released today

The Productivity Commission’s Draft Report aims to provide an overall assessment of the superannuation system and recommend policy changes.

29 May 2018
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Japan’s virtual currency registration system is about to change

The Financial Services Agency of Japan has announced basic application requirements to be met when a company seeks registration with the FSA as a virtual currency exchange service...

29 May 2018

Foreign financial service providers – imminent announcement of important Australian licence exemption changes

Licensing exemption allowing FFSPs to provide financial services in Australia expires on 27 September 2018 (in the absence of any further extension by ASIC).

11 May 2018

A new data economy: Open Banking to start in Australia on 1 July 2019

This is not restricted to the banking sector. Treasury and the ACCC are already considering its expansion to the energy and telecommunications sectors.

10 May 2018
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New banks, new rules: APRA updates ADI licensing regime

APRA's revised framework for licensing of authorised deposit-taking institutions coincides with relaxed restrictions on the use of the word “bank” in the Banking Act.

09 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: significant reforms for corporates, small business and personal tax.

08 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19: Corporate

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and business.

08 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19: International

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for international business.

08 May 2018
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