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If in doubt, get the whitewash out
Insight 11 Oct 2019

The High Court's first decision on the financial assistance prohibition in section 260A of the Corporations Act supports a conservative approach to the prohibition, and in particular highlights the danger of 'taking a view' on the no material prejudice exception. ...

Right here, right now; the CDR regime is live
Insight 02 Aug 2019

The Consumer Data Right Act has been passed by Federal Parliament bringing with it significant changes for legal, risk and compliance teams operating in the finance, banking, energy and telco sectors ...

Peer-to-peer lending in Vietnam
Insight 30 Jul 2019

Peer-to-peer lending continues gain traction in Vietnam which continues to become a golden ground for fintech investors ...

Linklaters Insights: EU change of guard – update on top jobs and next steps
Insight 22 Jul 2019

In the midst of the EU’s institutional reshuffle, new composition of the institutions and new leadership affects their legislative priorities and ultimately shapes the regulatory environment. Linklaters' Brussels team offers a snapshot of where the EU institutions stand with regard to choosing their ...

Trustee insolvency - the High Court has cleared up the confusion, or at least some of it - where are we now?
Insight 19 Jul 2019

A recent High Court case has brought very welcome clarity to questions that have long bedevilled the insolvency of corporate trustees. We explain the decision and its ramifications. ...

APRA consults on Hayne recommendation concerning end-to-end product responsibility – the right tool for the job?
Insight 18 Jul 2019

APRA has announced a consultation on a proposal to create a new 'end-to-end product' responsibility within the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR). ...

What you need to know about the draft Equator Principles 4
Insight 11 Jul 2019

This insight explores the potential impact of changes proposed in the consultation draft of Equator Principles 4 which entails a greater focus on climate change, human rights and social risk. ...

Would you like financial services with your social network? Facebook consortium to launch new cryptocurrency
Insight 09 Jul 2019

In a bold new play, a consortium led by social media giant Facebook has announced plans to enter the financial services sector through the launch of a cryptocurrency called Libra. Both a currency and a blockchain backed payment system, the project could have a profound impact on the financial servic ...

What's next for impact investing in Australia?
Insight 11 Jun 2019

The Australian impact investing market has grown considerably in recent years and growth is largely attributed to a surge of impact investment with focus on environmental rather than social outcomes. ...

Design and distribution obligations - products caught (or excluded)
Insight 17 Apr 2019

Four and a half years after the FSI recommended a targeted and principles-based design and distribution obligation the Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers Act 2019 the Act has recently received the Royal Asset Although the design and distribution obligations will not ...

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