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A virtual lacuna – the end of virtual AGMs?

As noted in our alert dated 19 February 2021, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No.1) Bill 2021 (“Bill”) was introduced into the House of Representatives on 17...

30 March 2021
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Insurance insights – Are captives right for you?

The global insurance market has been hard for some time and that shows no immediate signs of changing.

30 March 2021
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Don’t gamble on governance: learnings for directors arising from the NSW Casino Inquiry

In February 2021, the Report of the Inquiry under section 143 of the Casino Control Act 1992 (NSW) was tabled in Parliament.

30 March 2021
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ASIC’s New Immunity Policy

ASIC released its long-awaited immunity policy on 24 February 2021.

30 March 2021
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Not just digital platforms: ACCC announces 2021 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities

In his annual address to the Committee for Economic Development Australia on 23 February 2021, Chair Rod Sims announced the ACCC’s Compliance and Enforcement Priorities for 2021.

24 February 2021
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CPS 511 – one step closer to the new prudential remuneration framework

On 12 November 2020 APRA released a revised draft of the CPS 511, being the proposed new prudential framework to regulate remuneration in APRA regulated entities.

21 December 2020
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2020 reporting season - impact of COVID on financial guidance trends for FY21

140 ASX200 entities released their full year results for FY20 (30 June Entities) over approximately one month during August/September this year

17 December 2020
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Update on COVID-19 corporate law reform

As 2020 draws to a close, various temporary corporate law reforms introduced at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic have begun to or will so expire.

16 December 2020
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Shareholder ESG resolutions

Since our last update in September, 10 additional ASX200 entities have faced requisitioned resolutions on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues at their AGMs. In general, while the...

16 December 2020
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Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

On 9 November 2020, the Australian Government released the exposure draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 (Cth) (‘draft Bill’).

30 November 2020
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The Payment Times Reporting Act 2020

The Payment Times Reporting regime will commence on 1 January 2021, with the two Acts implementing the regime (the Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 (the Act) and the...

10 November 2020
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Shareholder ESG resolutions

Requisitioned resolutions with respect to environmental, social and governance issues are one way we are seeing activist-led investor groups continue to push listed companies to act, and an...

29 September 2020
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