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Unwrapping recent developments in the food sector
Insight 12 Aug 2019

Associates Tiernan Christensen and Nick Li report on some noteworthy developments relevant to the food industry in Australia. ...

Linklaters Insights: Are you ready? – Implications of a no-deal Brexit for UK listed companies
Insight 06 Aug 2019

In this update, our colleagues at Linklaters highlight the impact of Brexit on the prospectus, transparency and market abuse regimes for UK listed companies, if the United Kingdom leaves the EU on or after 31 October 2019 without a withdrawal agreement and transition period (a 'no-deal' Brexit). ...

ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report (Part II): A platform for sweeping privacy reform
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The ACCC has called for significant reforms in Digital platforms to strengthen privacy protections for individuals and to improve transparency and accountability In data handling practices for both digital platforms and other organisations regulated by the Privacy Act 1998. ...

Class actions and emerging issues
Insight 30 Jul 2019

The nature of Australia's class action landscape has fundamentally changed since the outset of the regimes. ...

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 ...

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 ...

ASIC's change of tone in action
Insight 15 Mar 2019

ASIC's 'why not litigate?' approach to enforcement activities and its change in tone confirm the new era of regulatory engagement has arrived. In particular, its recent actions in the Federal Court place the waiving of legal professional privilege under the spotlight. ...

A new enforcement landscape for Australian corporations in 2019 and beyond
Insight 10 Dec 2018

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking Superannuation and Financial Services Industry Interim Report and a raft of announcements at the federal level over the past 12 months point clearly to a more robust enforcement environment for corporate Australia in 2019 and beyond Partner Paul ...

A development from the English Court of Appeal regarding legal professional privilege in internal investigations
Insight 02 Oct 2018

In a recent judgment the English Court of Appeal reversed a controversial High Court decision that had severely limited the application of legal professional privilege in internal investigations under English law The decision has consequences for Australian corporates conducting cross-border ...

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