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Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak On Chinese Commodity Sale Contracts

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Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak On Chinese Commodity Sale Contracts

As one of the largest consumers of commodity products globally, the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on international commodity contracts with Chinese buyers raises challenging and important...

10 February 2020

Treasury’s proposals for a new Financial Accountability Regime

This article was written by Diana Nicholson, Tim Bednall and Rebecca Williams.Treasury has released a Proposal Paper for the Financial Accountability Regime (“FAR”).  When legislated, FAR will impose...

03 February 2020

Directors opting-out of super contributions

2019 has been a year rocked by wage ‘scandals’ and workplace non-compliance issues for Australian businesses both big and small.

19 December 2019
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Underpayment and the Fair Work Ombudsman – what does this mean for Boards?

2019 has been a year rocked by wage ‘scandals’ and workplace non-compliance issues for Australian businesses both big and small.

19 December 2019
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Deliberating disclosure: lessons from the Myer securities class action

The landmark decision in TPT Patrol Pty Ltd as trustee for Amies Superannuation Fund v Myer Holdings Limited [2019] FCA 1747 was the first shareholder class action to...

19 December 2019
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Reshaping the marketing of financial products

Law reform and recent cases are imposing further restrictions on how financial products can be marketed and sold.

19 December 2019
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2019 AGMs for ASX200 entities – interim report

As at 18 December 2019, almost all entities in the ASX200 have held their AGMs. While voting results have generally been less dramatic than in 2018, entities continue...

19 December 2019

Spotlight on: Safe Harbour

The perception of Australia as being a relatively “risky” place to sit on a Board has generally focused on the insolvent trading prohibition in section 588G of the...

17 December 2019

Directions 2019: Navigating a new order

As the dust settles after the corporate governance-related storms over the past year, new horizons have emerged for director and officer responsibility and liability.

17 December 2019

The new horizons of directors’ liability

As the dust settles after the corporate governance-related storms over the past year, new horizons have emerged for director and officer responsibility and liability.

17 December 2019

Spotlight on the ACCC: Are there lessons ASIC and APRA could learn?

Over the past two years, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (“APRA”) have been increasingly under the spotlight.

17 December 2019

Confronting crises as a director or officer

If an organisation encounters a technology breach or outage, workplace or environmental incident, is subject to aggressive regulatory action or finds itself caught up in a terrorist attack...

17 December 2019

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