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COVID-19 and continuous disclosure law reform

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COVID-19 and continuous disclosure law reform

This article was written by Will Heath.As we noted earlier, in late May, the Federal Treasurer made a welcome and significant change to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws using...

07 July 2020
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Internal investigations of highly sensitive issues: CBA and the High Court follow different paths

This article was written by Tim Bednall.In June 2020, two investigations of highly sensitive matters at the highest levels of the relevant organisation came to public notice. This...

07 July 2020
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Storm Financial: the Full Federal Court revs up the “Stepping Stones” debate

This article was written by Tim Bednall.The Full Federal Court has delivered a 2:1 split decision denying an appeal by Mr and Mrs Cassimatis, executive directors and owners...

07 July 2020
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AGMs during COVID-19: certainty at last?

This article was written by Joseph Muraca, Will Heath and Lauren Taylor.As COVID-19 struck and government responses to it were implemented, arrangements for concerts, sporting events, social functions...

07 July 2020
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The sins of the child: the liability of parent companies for actions of foreign subsidiaries

This article was written by Miriam Kleiner.Imagine this – you are the director of an Australian holding company.  The holding company has many subsidiaries, some of which are...

07 July 2020
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Trends in ASX 200 AGMs in early 2020

This article was written by Joseph Muraca, Will Heath and Lauren Taylor.The AGM season for the first 5 months of calendar year 2020 has just ended, with 30...

07 July 2020
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Cyber attacks: is it legal to pay a ransom in Australia?

This article was written by Patrick Gunning.For about the last 5 years, most Australian companies have identified a cyber attack as one of the company’s top 5 risks.Ransomware,...

07 July 2020
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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
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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
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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
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COVID-19 - Issues from an Australian employment law perspective

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...

22 March 2020
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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
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