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Shareholder meetings in the time of COVID-19: An update

Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial

Shareholder meetings in the time of COVID-19: An update

A common question circling amongst targets and the wider business community is exactly what are the short, medium- and long-term impacts of COVID-19?

03 April 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

03 April 2020

ASX clarifies corporate governance obligations during the COVID-19 outbreak

On 31 March 2020, the Australia Securities Exchange (“ASX”) issued a compliance update on the obligations of listed entities during the COVID-19 outbreak. As at 1 April...

02 April 2020

Australian Investment Funds – Monitoring COVID-19 Impacts

As COVID-19 evolves it will have a significant impact on investment funds and their trustees and managers, both directly and indirectly through the broader market, people and economic...

01 April 2020

Lock-down your rights: practical tips for administering construction contracts during COVID-19

Australia is presently grappling with some unprecedented changes brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak: personnel in quarantine, borders closing and worksites at a daily risk of lock-down. ...

24 March 2020

Navigating Boards through the impacts of COVID-19

As the economic, employment and social effects of COVID-19 develop, there will be specific legal issues that arise.

24 March 2020

Out of the ‘Safe Harbour’ and into the ‘Dry Dock’

Australia is presently grappling with some unprecedented changes brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak: personnel in quarantine, borders closing and worksites at a daily risk of lock-down. ...

24 March 2020

Not business as usual – does COVID-19 trigger an insurance recovery?

The present economic climate is challenging for all businesses. Businesses suffering interruption and financial loss as a result of COVID-19 (including due to supply chain interruptions), may...

23 March 2020

M&A in an uncertain COVID-19 world

There will be a fine balance to be struck over the coming period as workplaces are forced to adjust to external forces on an unprecedented scale at an...

23 March 2020

COVID-19 Second Stimulus Package announced: Government initiatives for potentially financially distressed businesses

The temporary relief for financially distressed businesses is one that has been highly anticipated. This will have an effect on our current insolvency laws, corporate governance and directors’...

22 March 2020

The evolution of ASX disclosure in a COVID-19 environment

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, there is unsurprisingly an increased focus on the continuous disclosure obligations of Australian listed entities. There have been approximately 290...

20 March 2020

Shareholder meetings and COVID-19: unhappy bed-fellows

Foreign financial services providers (FFSPs) now have certainty about their Australian financial services (AFS) licensing position.

13 March 2020

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