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Pseudo-investments and mobile apps - a new frontier for regulators
Insight 04 Oct 2017

It is hardly surprising that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ASIC has taken an interest in the mobile app market given that there has been an aggressive expansion into the mobile space by financial services providers ASIC has recently cracked down on web and mobile based OTC ...

Interested in investment in Vietnam?
Insight 07 Sep 2017

Vietnam has increasingly been an attractive investment destination for foreign investors In recent years the legal landscape for doing business in Vietnam has changed significantly with the introduction of new laws including the key laws on enterprise and investment Weve published our new Legal ...

Report: 2017 Private Equity mid-year briefing
Insight 18 Jul 2017

The first half of 2017 has been one of the most active buy out periods for private equity in Australia since the financial crisis With fundraising conditions remaining positive plenty of committed capital needing to be invested and the announcement of a number of large and high profile transactions ...

Raising capital, raising standards: managing conflicts of interest in sell-side research and corporate advisory
Insight 06 Jul 2017

ASIC continues its mission to enhance the regulation of Australias equity markets with its recent publication of Consultation Paper 290 on managing conflicts of interest when dealing with sell-side research and corporate advisory The proposed amendments will primarily target investment banks and ...

ASIC sell-side research consultation and proposed regulatory guidance
Insight 04 Jul 2017

ASICs new regulatory guidance focuses on managing conflicts of interest and material non-public information when providing sell-side research As well as providing extensive guidance on managing conflicts of interest during the capital raising process ASIC provides its views on payment of ...

Do you want to know more about cross-border lending in Vietnam?
Insight 28 Feb 2017

Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors As well as raising capital from equity investors both Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises continue to require foreign debt capital in the form of loans from overseas banks to establish and grow their businesses here ...

How the UK's Brexit decision could affect you
Insight 20 Jun 2016

This week the UK will vote on whether it wants to remain part of the EU This decision could have global economic impacts and affect your business For instance how will it impact on free trade agreements with Europe and the rest of the world the pace of deals in the UK and the UK regulatory ...

Special Report: Understanding the opportunities and navigating the legal frameworks of distributed ledger technology and blockchain
Insight 17 Jun 2016

Authored by a multidisciplinary team from Allens Blockchain Reaction is designed to assist business stakeholders decision makers and in-house counsel across a variety of sectors to understand the technology and how it is being used as well as navigate the regulatory and legal opportunities and ...

Major overhaul of Australia's foreign investment laws: what's new?
Insight 04 Dec 2015

The new package of legislation overhauling Australias foreign investment laws the first major revision in 40 years commenced on 1 December 2015 While many features of the previous regime have been retained and sometimes re-named there are also a number of significant changes Partners Jeremy Low ...

ASIC tweaks employee incentive scheme relief
Insight 12 Nov 2015

Various amendments to ASICs employee incentive scheme class order relief have now come into effect Described by ASIC as minor and machinery in nature the clarifications and improvements were prompted in part by market feedback Partner Greg Bosmans looks at the changes ...

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