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Mortgage broker best interests duty
Insight 24 Feb 2020

ASIC has released a consultation paper and draft regulatory guide setting out its proposals for guidance on the new mortgage broker best interests duty, which will commence on 1 July 2020. Various mortgage industry participants will need to consider how it will affect them, and prepare accordingly. ...

Consumer Data Right Rules – what do the changes mean for you?
Insight 21 Feb 2020

As part of the CDR rollout, as of 6 February 2020 the Big 4 banks are now required to disclose certain types of product data following a request, with the first types of consumer data to be shared from 1 July 2020. ...

Nucleus corporate law developments: ASIC to sample whistleblower policies; indexation of FIRB screening thresholds; Vodafone/TPG merger cleared in Federal Court; ACCC to commence home loan pricing inquiry; and other corporate law developments
Insight 19 Feb 2020

Nucleus corporate law developments: ASIC to sample whistleblower policies; indexation of FIRB screening thresholds; Vodafone/TPG merger cleared in Federal Court; ACCC to commence home loan pricing inquiry; and other corporate law developments ...

Controversial Religious Discrimination Bill back in the spotlight
Insight 18 Feb 2020

Partner Partner Managing Associate Tom Kavanagh The Federal Government has released second exposure drafts of its proposed legislation on religious discrimination, as part of another round of public consultation. Simon Dewberry ...

Do employers need to start telling their employees to limber up before heading home?
Insight 18 Feb 2020

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has decided that a knee injury sustained by an employee when he was 'lightly jogging' to the staff bus after his shift had arisen out of his employment. ...

Report: National Electricity & Gas Rules Update: December 2019 - January 2020
Insight 17 Feb 2020

In this update we summarise the progress of existing rule change requests across December 2019 and January 2020 and take a closer look at the Federal Government's proposed offshore clean energy infrastructure regulatory framework. ...

Linklaters Insights: Novel Coronavirus - practice guide of significant commercial and legal issues
Insight 17 Feb 2020

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus is causing disruption across greater China and the region. This cross-practice guide from our colleagues at Linklaters highlights key issues that may affect business operations in the current environment. ...

Employee reinstated despite breaching 'zero tolerance' drug policy
Insight 17 Feb 2020

The Fair Work Commission has ordered the reinstatement of an employee following inconsistencies in an employer's 'zero-tolerance' policy regarding drug and alcohol use. ...

No minimum period before casuals can expect 'regular and systematic' work
Insight 17 Feb 2020

The Federal Court has decided that, from the commencement of her employment, a casual employee was engaged on a 'regular and systematic' basis and had a reasonable expectation of continued employment. ...

Major proposed changes to Queensland resources law – the environmental and commercial implications
Insight 14 Feb 2020

New legislation will, if passed, introduce a suite of reforms aimed at mitigating the risks of Queensland resources projects not being rehabilitated, which also have major implications for the sales of such projects. The changes' wide-ranging impact includes tighter criteria for tenement applicants and transferees, and introducing an ability for tenement conditions to be adjusted following a change of control of tenement holders. In particular, potential tenement applicants and purchasers should consider initial due diligence on people and entities that may be considered their associates, so they are prepared to defend any decision in relation to potential disqualification. ...

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