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'Fraud on the market' theory survives challenge in the US
Insight 26 Jun 2014

Perhaps the most important unanswered question in Australian class action law is how causation may be established in the context of a shareholder class action In the United States this issue has been addressed by the fraud on the market theory This week the US Supreme Court rejected a challenge to ...

Amending Mongolia's Minerals Law
Insight 29 Jul 2014

The Mongolian Parliament has passed amendments to the countrys Minerals Law which should be of interest to foreign investors and mining companies Partners Igor Bogdanich and Kate Axup and Senior Associate Steven Local look at what certain of the amendments may mean for Mongolias mining sector ...

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 ...

Shareholder activism in Australia
Insight 24 Jul 2014

The past few years have seen a dramatic rise in shareholder activism across Europe and the US This trend is now becoming increasingly common in Australia Following an unsuccessful attempt to gain control of the board of ASX-listed Antares Energy Limited by a US-based hedge fund Partner Tim Lester ...

A new tool in the fraud and anti-corruption kit
Insight 19 Aug 2014

The Federal Government has established a new Fraud and Anti-Corruption Centre to deal with allegations of white-collar crime Partner Rachel Nicolson Senior Associate Tessa Meyrick and Associate Freya Dinshaw consider the impact of the new federal body and the changing enforcement landscape in ...

Russia imposes sanctions against Australia
Insight 11 Aug 2014

Russia has imposed sanctions against Australia and certain other countries including EU member states and the US prohibiting certain food imports and may impose further sanctions restricting access to its airspace Partner Rachel Nicolson and Associates Andrew Wilcock and Freya Dinshaw report ...

Another win for arbitration
Insight 07 Aug 2014

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld an earlier decision rejecting an application to set aside or not enforce an international arbitral award The appeal was brought on the grounds that the rules of natural justice were breached in making the arbitral award Partner Peter ...

Changes to tax rules for offshore investment
Insight 17 Sep 2014

A Bill is currently before Federal Parliament that will more closely but not completely align the foreign non-portfolio dividend NANE treatment with debtequity concepts Partner Martin Fry and Senior Associate Jennifer Richards report on the changes ...

New developments in Mongolia - government restructure and new permitting regime
Insight 21 Oct 2014

The Mongolian Government has been particularly active in the first half of October introducing changes to Ministerial responsibilities and a draft Law that if enacted would reform the nations permitting regime These developments will be of interest to existing and prospective investors in Mongolia ...

A new market for Australian uranium
Insight 07 Oct 2014

The Australian Government has signed an agreement with India for the sale of uranium and has now made the agreement publicly available Partner Richard Malcolmson Senior Associates Emily Gerrard and Anna Vella and Lawyer Jayde Geia report on the agreement and its implications ...

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