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Unpacking Treasury’s proposal to extend unfair contract terms protections to insurance contracts

Unpacking Treasury’s proposal to extend unfair contract terms protections to insurance contracts – what it means for you

Australian Treasury has eeleased a proposal paper outlining the planned extension of the unfair contract terms laws to standard form insurance contracts.

06 July 2018

ICLG Securitisation 2018: Guide To Australian, Hong Kong and PRC Law

The ICLG Securitisation 2018 provides a practical cross-border insight into common issues in securitisation laws and regulations.

03 July 2018

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

Corporate Collective Investments: One step forward

This new draft adds provisions on related party transactions, members’ rights and meetings.

15 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

Statutory limitation on “injured person” evidence found not to apply to corporate plaintiff

The Supreme Court of WA provided guidance on the admissibility of hindsight evidence and determined that the position differed between individual and corporate plaintiffs.

07 June 2018

APRA’s report on CBA: Key takeaways for Boards

Many of the issues identified in the Report are of broader relevance to all major Australian corporate entities, their boards and senior management.

06 June 2018
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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