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ESG activism is growing – what should boards do?
Insight 27 Jul 2021

ESG-related interests of stakeholders are impacting the governance arrangements of large listed companies. We look at why this is important for boards, and what steps they can take to mitigate becoming the target of this type of activist campaign. ...

Allens advises Healthe Care on sale of surgical business to PEP
News 01 Oct 2021

Healthe Care's surgical hospitals portfolio comprises 12 hospitals and 7 day surgery centres in Australia and New Zealand, which together provide a diverse offering of healthcare services across ...

Global remedies for global transactions – what makes the ACCC take a different approach?
Insight 26 Jul 2021

As global M&A activity surges, we address the challenges your global deal could face, focusing on the likelihood that the ACCC accepts additional and/or separate remedies to those provided to merger control agencies in other jurisdictions. ...

Changes to FIRB Guidance Notes
Insight 26 Jul 2021

The Australian Government has finalised and released legislation to make major changes to Australia's foreign investment laws – commonly known as the 'FIRB regime' – with effect from 1 January 2021. This Insight summarises the key changes to the FIRB regime. ...

High Court defamation decision means businesses could be responsible for comments posted on their social media pages
Insight 15 Sep 2021

In proceedings relating to alleged defamation of Dylan Voller, the High Court has confirmed that the administrators of public social media pages are 'publishers' of comments posted by third parties and members of the public on their page, for the purposes of defamation law. ...

Allens advises Pacgold Limited on IPO and ASX Listing
News 13 Jul 2021

Pacgold's key exploration asset is the Alice River Gold Project in North Queensland, which comprises mining leases and exploration permits for high-grade gold targets surrounding a historical ...

What this means for new regulatory enforcement landscape
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Preparing your business to respond Although dealing with regulators will never be an exact science, there are steps you can take now to navigate this new regulatory enforcement landscape. We have been assisting clients with: preparing a ...

What this means for governance and directors’ duties
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Looking forward: 2020 and beyond As we look forward at what's to come, the Royal Commission's lessons on governance and director duties continue to resonate in Australian boardrooms across a range of industries. Here are a few key points: ...

What this means for risk, compliance & personal accountability
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The BEAR It comes as no surprise that one of the key ways in which the Final Report recommends the need for greater personal accountability be addressed is by the expansion of the BEAR. Specifically, the Commissioner has recommended that: ...

What this means for class action risks in financial services
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Filings: what have we seen and what's to come? Before the publication of the Final Report, the matters raised during the Royal Commission resulted in either the commencement or investigation of class actions in relation to: Superannuation ...

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