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Banking Royal Commission - What do I do now?

Banking Royal Commission - What do I do now?

The interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was released on 28 September 2018. Financial institutions have plenty to...

08 October 2018

The feeling is mutual: another win for customer-owned sector

The difficulties the mutual sector currently faces in raising capital will be substantially reduced if the amendments to the Corporations Act proposed yesterday by the government are implemented.

05 October 2018
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Smart derivatives contracts: From concept to construction

King & Wood Mallesons and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. have published a new whitepaper that sets out practical steps for developing smart derivatives contracts.

04 October 2018
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The dialogue is changing yet is the law enabling the practical change directors need?

Our experts examine the new legislation in its practical context and suggest some “tweaking” which may bring about the increased certainty that Directors need in order to fully...

27 September 2018

Bill for new design and distribution, and ASIC product intervention powers, introduced

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018 was introduced into the House of Representatives on 20 September 2018. The Bill will...

26 September 2018

Morrison’s Christmas promise: Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement

Australia’s new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has promised the long awaited Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement by Christmas. The announcement is a good news story for international trade...

05 September 2018

Arbitrating ISDA master agreements – new developments and considerations

New developments and considerations when Arbitrating ISDA master agreements

16 August 2018

Open Banking & Consumer Data Right – new draft law released

The release of the exposure draft of laws for the Consumer Data Right is the next important step in starting Open Banking in Australia

15 August 2018
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Risky business – does a promise to advance Defence Costs preclude insurers from relying on non-disclosure until final determination?

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently considered the relationship between the Advancement of Defence Costs extension and the available remedies for insurers arising out...

15 August 2018

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