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Jumping the starter's gun – what banks and clients utilising derivatives can learn from ASIC's new guidance on pre-hedging
Insight 21 Feb 2024

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has released guidance clarifying its expectations in relation to a bank, or other intermediary, pre-hedging derivative exposures.   ...

Sanctions Regime in Australia
Insight 21 Feb 2024

We outline the key aspects of the Australian Sanctions Regime, the practical issues that corporations may encounter when implementing and managing their sanctions compliance frameworks, as well as some recent case studies to illustrate how the regime can apply. ...

No 'leap of faith' as Federal Court rejects ASIC's policy avoidance case
Insight 20 Feb 2024

Just as the summer holidays began at the end of 2023, Justice Jackman of the Federal Court handed down judgment in ASIC v Zurich Australia Limited. ...

Closing Loopholes No. 2 Bill passes both houses of Parliament
Insight 20 Feb 2024

The second tranche of the Federal Government's Closing Loopholes Bill has passed both Houses of Parliament and is now awaiting Royal Assent. This Insight examines the new provisions and key amendments and offers recommended steps employers should take to ensure they comply with the new laws. ...

National Electricity and Gas rules update: December 2023 and January 2024
Insight 20 Feb 2024

In our latest update, we examine the progress of new and existing rule change requests to the AEMC across the months of December and January, as well as take a closer look at the AEMC's review of the electricity compensation frameworks in the NER. ...

What's on the horizon for business and human rights – 2023 themes and 2024 predictions
Insight 15 Feb 2024

The focus on businesses' obligations regarding human rights has grown considerably in recent years. In this Insight, we identify some of the central business and human rights themes from 2023, and set out our predictions for the year ahead. ...

Mandatory climate-related financial reporting: business implications of the draft legislation
Insight 14 Feb 2024

On 12 January 2024, the Federal Government released the exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment Bill: Climate-related financial disclosure. In this Insight, we explain key elements of the Draft Legislation, including areas of uncertainty that have been raised in submissions to government. ...

PE Horizons 2024: fortune favours the brave
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Key PE trends from 2023 and what these mean for the Australian and global markets in 2024. ...

Key themes shaping Australian regulatory enforcement risk in 2024
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Legal and compliance leaders often ask us: what are the top enforcement risks we face and how can we prepare? In this report we cover the key themes running through regulatory enforcement activity in 2022 and what they will mean for you in 2023. Most sectors will be impacted by the seven key trends. ...

Planning reform for housing in NSW – encouraging reforms but is more needed?
Insight 08 Feb 2024

In this Insight, we examine the in-fill affordable housing incentive bonuses, the two-part Transport Oriented Development Program and the proposals to use government land to increase housing supply. ...

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