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Raising capital in the time of COVID-19 – ASIC and ASX grant temporary capital raising relief

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Raising capital in the time of COVID-19 – ASIC and ASX grant temporary capital raising relief

On 31 March 2020, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) and the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) announced that they would each grant temporary capital raising relief to...

15 June 2020

Convertibles and PIPEs – ASX’s ugly step-sisters

So far, the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) has provided a safe harbour for issuers to weather the COVID-19 storm, allowing traditional and accelerated equity raisings. Initially, it...

15 June 2020

Impacts of FIRB changes on ECM deals during COVID-19

So far, the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) has provided a safe harbour for issuers to weather the COVID-19 storm, allowing traditional and accelerated equity raisings. Initially, it...

15 June 2020

COVID-19 capital raising – Getting your disclosure and diligence right

This article was written by Joseph Muraca, Diana Nicholson and Will Heath.Raising capital in the COVID-19 environment presents a number of challenges, including ensuring that raising-related disclosure is...

15 June 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act: Overview and update for Australian businesses

So far, the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) has provided a safe harbour for issuers to weather the COVID-19 storm, allowing traditional and accelerated equity raisings. Initially, it...

10 June 2020

Raising capital in the time of corona – ASX issues revised temporary capital raising relief

On 31 March 2020, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) and the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) announced that they would each grant temporary capital raising relief to...

23 April 2020

Raising capital in the time of corona – ASIC and ASX grant temporary capital raising relief

On 31 March 2020, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) and the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) announced that they would each grant temporary capital raising relief to...

31 March 2020

2019 AGMs for ASX200 entities – interim report

As at 18 December 2019, almost all entities in the ASX200 have held their AGMs. While voting results have generally been less dramatic than in 2018, entities continue...

19 December 2019

Recent trends in Listed Investment Vehicle IPOs

The falling cash rates in Australia continue to drive demand by retail investors for alternative investment products. As a result, 2019 has been another strong year for Australian...

16 December 2019

ASIC’s $30K SPP cap surprise: the end of the entitlement offer era?

Fast growing technology companies often employ a regulatory strategy of ‘asking for forgiveness, not permission’ when it comes to regulatory compliance in the hope that support from their...

16 December 2019

The unique challenges of Fintech IPOs

Fast growing technology companies often employ a regulatory strategy of ‘asking for forgiveness, not permission’ when it comes to regulatory compliance in the hope that support from their...

16 December 2019

The recent move to placements and SPPs for ASX200 entities – the new norm?

Westpac’s decision to conduct its recent $2.5 billion equity raising via an institutional placement and security purchase plan (“SPP”) continues the recent trend of ASX200 entities raising equity...

16 December 2019

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