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Future Directions for Consumer Data Right Report Released

Banking & Finance

Future Directions for Consumer Data Right Report Released

The Australian Government has released the report of the Inquiry into the Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

12 January 2021

2020 leveraged loan market - year in review

2020 presented a number of challenges for the Australasia leveraged loan markets. Among other impacts, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) resulted in several aborted deals, detailed examination of MAC/MAE...

15 December 2020

Pre-COVID FIRB Thresholds to be Reinstated on 1 January 2021

Late on 9 December 2020, the Treasurer announced that the current $0 monetary screening thresholds for FIRB applications will be lifted on 1 January 2021, resulting for the...

11 December 2020

The Financial Services Royal Commission legislation has passed – what has changed and what does it mean for you?

The Financial Sector Reform Bill 2020 was passed today in both Houses with no amendments. It is anticipated that the Bill will receive Royal Assent shortly.

10 December 2020

Responding to corporate crises – managing accountability through remuneration

There seems to be an increasing litany of companies finding themselves in the midst of a scandal.

08 December 2020

Developing Australia’s Space Industry: How can the Government help you?

The Australian space industry is expanding rapidly. From hosting a new NASA deep space communication complex near Canberra, to taking delivery of 4.6 billion-year-old asteroid specimens from...

07 December 2020

Virgin Australia Group administrators’ Lien: The key to super priority

Once again the insolvency of Australia’s second largest airline has served to highlight the deficiencies with our voluntary administration process and reopened debate as to the adoption of...

27 November 2020

Queensland COVID-19 relief for tenants – extended, but with two key changes

Queensland’s Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (Regulations) has been amended – extending its effect to the months of October, November and...

28 October 2020

Replacing IBORs in derivatives: there’s a protocol for that

Ahead of the expected cessation of the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) at the end of 2021, along with the possible discontinuance of other key inter-bank offered rates...

22 October 2020

Certainty for liquidators and secured creditors in paying employee entitlements from secured assets

A recent decision of the Federal Court has confirmed that a secured creditor who consents to employee creditors being paid out of the charged asset pool is entitled...

20 October 2020

From me to you - MySuper’s evolution to YourSuper

Though there were no changes to the legislated increase in the rate of superannuation guarantee, the 2020-21 Federal Budget still packed a punch for the superannuation industry.

12 October 2020

Major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment framework coming in 2021: Are we ‘paying’ too much for the national security fortress?

With a large increase in fees proposed in the FIRB reform package, investors will be thinking twice about investing in Australia and when to make their approach to...

02 October 2020

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