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Allens cultivates agtech with SproutX
News 16 Sep 2016

Allens is supporting Australia's agtech boom as a launch partner of SproutX, Australia's first agtech pre-accelerator and $10 million agtech accelerator fund. A joint initiative of the National ...

Blockchain and why smart contracts still need smart lawyers
Insight 06 Jul 2016

There has been so much talk about blockchain and distributed ledger technology recently especially in financial services that you might be forgiven for thinking it might be more hype than substance But we think it could be very important technology ...

Predictive coding endorsed again by English High Court
Insight 29 Jun 2016

In its second decision on predictive coding this year the English High Court has again accepted the use of this innovative technology in discovery this time in a contested application Partner Duncan Travis Managing Associate Kate Austin and Law Graduate Yi-Ling Ng examine the case and its ...

Special Report: Understanding the opportunities and navigating the legal frameworks of distributed ledger technology and blockchain
Insight 17 Jun 2016

Authored by a multidisciplinary team from Allens Blockchain Reaction is designed to assist business stakeholders decision makers and in-house counsel across a variety of sectors to understand the technology and how it is being used as well as navigate the regulatory and legal opportunities and ...

Allens Accelerate: FAQs: Shareholders agreements
Insight 15 Jun 2016

Together with your companys constitution a shareholders agreement provides the foundation for the corporate governance of your startup and outlines what a shareholder can and cant do It also sets out the shareholders rights and obligations and their role in the management of the company ...

Allens Accelerate: Preparing for investment
Insight 08 Jun 2016

As a startup looking to raise capital youll most likely spend a fair bit of time thinking about your pitch to potential investors and if youre lucky the terms of any investment ...

ASIC releases consultation paper on regulatory sandbox exemption for startups
Insight 09 Jun 2016

ASIC has released a consultation paper on proposals to facilitate innovation in the financial services sector The proposals include details of the long-awaited regulatory sandbox It will be of interest to both emerging companies who may rely on the relief as well as investors in this space Senior ...

Australia and Singapore enter into Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
Insight 17 May 2016

The Australian and Singaporean governments have recently concluded discussions on a landmark agreement that will see the two countries cooperating across a range of strategic initiatives including in the areas of trade and economics innovation education people and defence The Comprehensive Strategic ...

Allens Accelerate: 2016 Budget summary: startup hits and misses
Insight 06 May 2016

Allens has looked at the Budget handed down by the Turnbull Government this week and identified the hits and misses for Australian startups Overall the measures targeted at the startup and innovation sector have mostly been amendments and improvements to existing legislation and previously announced ...

Bankruptcy and insolvency law reforms and the innovation agenda
Insight 03 May 2016

The Federal Government has released a Proposals Paper on possible changes to bankruptcy and insolvency laws that will form part of its broader National Innovation and Science Agenda Reform to bankruptcy and insolvency law has been identified as an area that could contribute to changing the culture ...

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