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Insurance sector reform under the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020
Insight 30 Nov 2020

After several months of delay due to COVID-19, the Bill implements a large number of the Hayne Royal Commission recommendations, and in particular picks up several of the recommendations that are aimed at reforming the insurance sector. ...

A 'single default account' - your superannuation follows you
Insight 27 Nov 2020

The exposure draft legislation released yesterday for a 'single default account' aims to limit 'the creation of multiple superannuation accounts for employees who do not choose a superannuation fund when they start a new job'. ...

ACCC releases its first Digital Platform Services Inquiry Interim Report
Insight 27 Nov 2020

The ACCC recently published the Digital Platform Services Inquiry Interim Report as part of its role in monitoring the impact of digital platforms on competition and consumers. The Interim Report examines the privacy / data handling, competition, consumer and small business implications related to the increasing use of online private messaging services. ...

Your guide to the 'Your Future, Your Super' package reforms
Insight 27 Nov 2020

Consultation is now open on the Government's 'Your Future, Your Super' package. As foreshadowed on Budget night, the package seeks to make three key changes to the current superannuation regulatory regime. ...

Papua New Guinea votes to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption
Insight 27 Nov 2020

On 12 November 2020, Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Parliament unanimously passed a Bill to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Almost a decade in the making, the successful passage of the Bill is a significant milestone in progressing PNG's anti-corruption agenda. ...

Digital Platform Services Inquiry Interim Report; ACCC commences proceedings against Agrison; Trivago loses its appeal in the Full Federal Court; and other developments
Insight 25 Nov 2020

Digital Platform Services Inquiry Interim Report; ACCC commences proceedings against Agrison alleging false or misleading representations about warranties; appeal on Employsure case; Trivago's loses appeal; Compare the Market acquisitions of iSelect under review; ADT Security to refund customers and remove or amend unfair contract terms. ...

Climate change litigation in Australia
Insight 24 Nov 2020

Litigation is increasingly being used to seek to compel government and business to take action on climate change and climate-related risks. Access key local and global trends at a glance in our latest insight. ...

How can Australian businesses mitigate sovereign risk associated with unofficial trade measures?
Insight 24 Nov 2020

In light of recent tensions, we assess the importance of Australian trading businesses understanding their sovereign risk and the avenues available under international trade law to mitigate that risk. ...

Retirement Income Review
Insight 23 Nov 2020

Our key takeaways from the Government's Retirement Income Review (with a focus on the superannuation implications). ...

Build-to-rent: why our cities need the change
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Webinar: Build-to-rent ...

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