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Post-election class action reform: easing the pressure on litigation funders
Insight 27 May 2022

Several recently enacted and proposed reforms to the class action regime hang in the balance following the change of government in the 2022 Federal Election. ...

In Touch: ACCC Chair calls for collaboration among regulators across the globe; and other developments
Insight 19 May 2022

The ACCC moo-ving to enforce compliance with the Dairy Code On 9 May, the ACCC updated its guidance for the Dairy Code of Conduct ahead of the new dairy season and the upcoming 1 June deadline for ...

Overview of Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime
Insight

Significant changes to Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime came into effect last year. This guide provides up-to-date information you need to know about how the new FIRB regime operates. ...

Enforcement and litigation risk in insurance
Insight

There is a growing appetite for litigation and regulatory enforcement in the insurance industry. In the wake of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Financial Services ...

Class action risk 2022
Insight

Class action risk is changing. While filings remain high, consumer claims now dominate and, for the first time in over a decade, the banking sector is not the biggest target.  ...

What this means for new regulatory enforcement landscape
Other

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 risk, compliance & personal accountability
Other

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
Other

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 ...

Thriving in an era of scrutiny
Issues

Striking the right balance between culture, incentives and processes is becoming ever more essential in Australia as regulators further increase their scrutiny in these areas. ...

Risk e-business? Managing regulatory hurdles and adapting legal strategies as you accelerate your business online
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Webinar: Risk e-business? Managing regulatory hurdles and adapting legal strategies as you accelerate your business online ...

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