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New rules on foreign investment in Vietnamese credit institutions
Insight 13 Jan 2014

The long-anticipated changes to the rules on foreign investment in Vietnamese credit institutions allowing greater levels of foreign investment particularly in the case of weak banks will soon come into effect Partner Robert Fish and Senior Associate Linh Bui report ...

Material adverse change
Insight 15 May 2014

In a recent decision the New South Wales Supreme Court held that a sufficiently significant failure to meet budget expectations could constitute a material adverse change and upheld the lenders right to serve a default notice and accelerate repayment on this basis Partner Diccon Loxton and Lawyer ...

Anti-corruption reforms: a view from the B20 Australia
Insight 25 Jul 2014

Anti-corruption was high on the agenda at the B20 Australia summit recently held in Sydney Allens Partner Rachel Nicolson a director of the UN Global Compact Network Australia and convenor of its Anti-Corruption Leadership Group attended the summit and provides an overview of the issues discussed ...

Allens insights: Brave new world where financial advisers work in sales
Insight 20 Aug 2014

The Senate Economics Committees Report into ASICs performance is an interesting read It opens by calling ASIC a timid hesitant regulator too ready and willing to accept uncritically the assurances of a large institution And continues in a similar vein for almost 500 pages ASIC says it does the best ...

Project finance in Australia
Insight 17 Mar 2015

Three of Allens most experienced project finance partners Phillip Cornwell Richard Gordon and Ben Farnsworth spoke to GTDT Market Intelligence - Project Finance about project finance trends including which industry sectors have been the most active and the most significant deals in Australia ...

Getting the deal through - Australia PPP chapter
Insight 05 Nov 2014

Partners Leighton OBrien and Nicholas Ng provide an overview on public-private partnerships PPPs in Australia examining the general PPP framework trends in the industry the procurement process operation and maintenance default and termination and financing ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2017, 1st Edition
Insight 24 Feb 2017

Fund financing facilities have continued to flourish in Australia providing sponsors general partners and trustees with additional funding flexibility and liquidity Allens Partner Tom Highnam Managing Associate Rita Pang and Associate Victoria Johns provide an overview of the funds sector current ...

Alternative models for financing water infrastructure
Insight 23 Feb 2017

A healthy pipeline of Australian infrastructure projects has created a certain level of competition for project funds Partner Kate Axup Associate Danielle Jones and Lawyer Luisa Colosimo recently contributed to a discussion paper on alternative funding models for financing Australias water ...

Ipso facto clauses, safe harbour for directors - our comments on the draft exposure legislation
Insight 10 Apr 2017

The Federal Government has released draft exposure legislation designed to facilitate company reconstructions Senior Finance Counsel Diccon Loxton Senior Associate Alicia Salvo and Associate Frances Navarro-Towan discuss some of the implications and issues ...

Vietnam opens its debt trading market to foreign investors
Insight 01 Sep 2017

Recent years have seen players in the Vietnamese banking sector making extensive efforts to recover non-performing loans or bad debts The Government has issued new regulations to improve the processes for recovering and handling bad debt in Vietnam and has implemented a framework to facilitate the ...

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