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The future age of AI
Insight 01 Feb 2019

Written by Consultant John Morgan We will be able to cease speculation on what is in or not in the Final Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission on Monday evening (or after whatever time ...

The Kwinana Waste to Energy project and the waste-to-energy landscape in Australia
Insight 08 Jan 2019

Partner Partner Rob Watt Rob Watt Rob Rob Watt Watt Rob Watt (Partner) , Jamie Guthrie (Senior Associate), Zac Kedgley-Foot (Associate), Jessica O'Sullivan (Lawyer) and Saurabh Narain (Lawyer) After four years in the making, the ...

Private equity under the spotlight - ASIC cracks down on offers of stub-equity in proprietary companies
Insight 20 Dec 2018

ASIC is clamping down on the use of an offer of stub-equity in a proprietary company as an alternative form of consideration in public control transactions. This, and recent developments in the ...

What's ahead for home loans in 2019
Insight 20 Dec 2018

Written by Senior Associate Jack Power As we, and many others, have written over the course of this year, the Royal Commission will bring (and, in fact, already has brought) monumental changes both ...

ASIC extends transition period for fees and costs disclosures, and delays consultation paper to January 2019
Insight 14 Dec 2018

ASIC has extended the transition periods for certain fees and costs disclosure obligations applicable to superannuation funds and managed investment schemes by a further year, pending the release o ...

New APRA prudential standard raises bar for information security obligations and incident notification requirements
Insight 15 Nov 2018

As companies and regulators across the world grapple with ever-increasing cyber security threats, Australia's financial services regulator, APRA, has released the final form of a new prudential ...

AFCA's powers and obligations - 'systemic issues'
Insight 13 Nov 2018

Written by Senior Regulatory Counsel Michael Mathieson In his Interim Report, Commissioner Hayne rejected claims that misconduct in the financial services sector was the fault of 'a few bad apples' ...

The ins and out (goings) of responsible lending
Insight 13 Nov 2018

Written by Overseas Practitioner Craig Dewar Very broadly speaking, current legislation relating to responsible lending says that a person must not recommend or make an 'unsuitable' loan to a ...

Third tranche of draft CCIV legislation released
Insight 18 Oct 2018

Draft legislation intended to address some of the continuing gaps in the proposed corporate collective investment vehicle framework has been released, with submissions on it closing soon. Partner ...

Efficiently, honestly and fairly - overarching and fundamental obligations?
Insight 11 Oct 2018

Partner Partner Michelle Levy Written by Partner Michelle Levy In his recent Interim Report into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, Commissioner Hayne makes a lot of the duties of an Australian ...