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Smart derivatives contracts: From concept to construction

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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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

Arbitrating ISDA master agreements – new developments and considerations

New developments and considerations when Arbitrating ISDA master agreements

16 August 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

Foreign financial service providers – ASIC announces proposed licensing changes

ASIC has today released a Consultation Paper announcing important proposed changes to the Australian financial services licence regime for FFSPs.

01 June 2018
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Foreign financial service providers – imminent announcement of important Australian licence exemption changes

Licensing exemption allowing FFSPs to provide financial services in Australia expires on 27 September 2018 (in the absence of any further extension by ASIC).

11 May 2018

Why international use of RMB is about to be propelled

Much of the optimism about the future of the RMB as a global trade and investment currency is built around China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative.

05 April 2018
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Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018
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Making capital more accessible for mutual ADIs – APRA releases updated prudential standard for mutual equity interests

APRA has released final revisions to the capital framework for mutually-owned authorised deposit-taking institutions.

04 December 2017
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China eases restrictions on foreign ownership of Chinese financial institutions

Chinese Government announces it will ease/remove restrictions on foreign ownership of securities and futures firms, fund managers, commercial banks, financial asset managers, life insurers...

14 November 2017
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How to combat modern slavery and reduce your regulatory exposure

Amidst a growing global regulatory recognition that more needs to be done to combat modern forms of slavery and human trafficking, you should be aware of existing Australian...

01 August 2017
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Changes to Australia’s financial services taxation regimes

The tax changes are aimed at reducing the uncertainty with the Investment Manager Regime (IMR) and the new tax system for attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).

19 July 2017
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