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Impact of COVID-19 on superannuation
Insight 25 Mar 2020

The superannuation industry is facing some immense challenges in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. Early release of superannuation savings for members outlined in the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 is just one aspect to consider. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on debt capital markets
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on debt capital markets and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Enforceability of industry codes of conduct
Insight 16 Mar 2020

Proposed changes giving ASIC powers in relation to financial services industry codes of conduct means that obligations in these codes may become enforceable. This is interesting because the drafting in many of these codes tends to be broad, and, in some cases, goes far beyond the participants' exist ...

ASIC finalises new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers
Insight 13 Mar 2020

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has unveiled the much-anticipated new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers that supply financial services to wholesale clients in Australia. foreign financial services providers ...

The Demerger Journey - from Facilitation to Frustration
Insight 13 Mar 2020

The Demerger Journey - from Facilitation to Frustration. Partner Joe Power and Senior Associate Jay Prasad published their paper on the demerger tax rules at the inaugural Tax Institute Tax Summit at the International Convention Centre in Sydney in March 2020. The paper considers the correctness of the ATO’s recent views on the scope of the demerger tax relief provisions, and compares those provisions to analogous provisions in the UK, US and Canada. ...

COVID-19 and continuous disclosure: how you get ready
Insight 10 Mar 2020

It is critical that listed entities understand how COVID-19 is likely to impact their businesses and are prepared to make necessary disclosures to the ASX. To date, the majority of ASX-listed entities have not made any disclosure in relation to COVID-19. In this update we have set out a number of scenarios that should be considered by listed clients as part of the proper and ongoing assessment of the need for disclosure under the ASX Listing Rules. ...

PE Horizons 2020
Insight 06 Mar 2020

Record levels of capital and a turning market for Australia. It's a new decade for private equity (PE) in Australia. After a drop in activity in 2019, we expect both buyside and exit activity levels to pick up considerably in 2020. ...

ACCC 2020 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 26 Feb 2020

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2020 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 25 February. ...

Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 25 Feb 2020

Allens' foreign investment law experts have summarised the key information you need to know about Australia's FIRB regime, including key FIRB regulatory developments such as changes to the monetary screening thresholds and application fees. ...

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