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ASIC's Corporate Plan shaped by emerging environmental, economic and technology trends
Insight 29 Aug 2022

ASIC has released its four-year plan, which outlines its key areas of focus. Of these four priorities, three are new: Design and distribution obligations; Retirement decision making; Sustainable finance; and Technology risks. ...

Another year of relief for foreign financial service providers – but the relief saga continues
Insight 05 Aug 2022

In this Insight, we cover what the extension of the existing licensing relief means for FFSPs; what the Bill (and its lapsing) means for FFSPs; and what options are available to FFSPs moving forward. ...

Just in time: the full spectrum of amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure regime now passed
Insight 22 Apr 2022

The final anticipated amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act) have been passed in the nick of time, making their way through the Senate in its last sitting before the 2022 Federal Election. These latest amendments introduce new and enhanced obligations for risk management programs and security respectively, and the concept of ‘systems of national significance’. ...

Our pre-election wrap of super regulatory reforms for 2022
Insight 19 Apr 2022

Coming off a busy 18 months or so – with the number of reforms too long to count on all fingers and toes – superannuation trustees could be forgiven for wanting to take an extended holiday from regulatory change. But with Parliament prorogued ahead of the election, now is a chance for trustees to take stock of the regulatory reforms slated for 2022. In this Insight, we provide a snapshot of the key reforms. ...

Private Equity Horizons 2022: volatility means opportunity
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In PE Horizons 2021, we predicted the year could be one of, if not the, busiest years ever for dealmakers in Australia. Although our prediction proved to be correct, to the surprise of many, traditional PE investors had a relatively mixed ...

Three things to consider with ESG investing
Insight 22 Feb 2022

Alongside record flows into sustainable funds and investments, growing attention on ESG presents opportunities and challenges for investors and fund managers alike. Watch our latest video on key steps to harnessing the opportunities and mitigating the risks that ESG investing brings. ...

The economic outlook for 2022 (and beyond): exploring the key opportunities and trends in M&A, funds, energy and sustainable finance
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Webinar: The economic outlook for 2022 (and beyond): exploring the key opportunities and trends in M&A, funds, energy and sustainable finance ...

Expansion in scope of transactions subject to FIRB approval rules
Insight 15 Dec 2021

In this Insight, we look at the changes and comment on what they mean for transactions. The changes to the SOCI Act also have operational implications for many businesses – which we will separately publish on. ...

Financing sustainability – a guide to green and sustainable finance in Australia
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One of the most significant developments in the loan markets over the past year or so has been the rapid increase in the use of green and sustainable financing products. These include sustainability-linked loans, green loans, social loans ...

ESG and funds management
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Webinar: ESG and funds management: lessons from the UK and Europe ...

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