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Future Directions for Consumer Data Right Report Released

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

Unpacking what financial sponsors need to know about the major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment regime

Australia’s foreign investment regime has undergone significant and widespread change in 2020.

14 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

Unfair Contract Terms and Insurance Contracts: Further Reforms and ASIC Guidance

On 9 November 2020, Treasury released its Regulation Impact Statement for Decision titled ‘Enhancements to Unfair Contract Term Protections’ (Impact Statement).

12 November 2020

Climate change litigation in Australia: Legislative and legal pressure build.

Recent political, legal and legislative developments mean that pressure on Australian companies to address climate risk has never been higher.

09 November 2020

COVID-19 enhances risks of bribery and corruption

COVID-19 has caused economic hardship for companies around the globe and has required many to act quickly in order to ensure supply of in-demand goods or services. ...

28 October 2020

Case dismissed: aggrieved investor fails in class action against Worley

In a highly anticipated judgment, the Federal Court of Australia has dismissed a securities class action brought against Worley Limited (Worley) alleging breaches of continuous disclosure laws and...

22 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

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