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If in doubt, get the whitewash out
Insight 11 Oct 2019

The High Court's first decision on the financial assistance prohibition in section 260A of the Corporations Act supports a conservative approach to the prohibition, and in particular highlights the danger of 'taking a view' on the no material prejudice exception. ...

First ACCC merger authorisation – how does it affect you?
Insight 31 Jul 2019

This insight explores the impact of the new ACCC merger authorisation process which has been used for the first time since it was introduced following the Harper Reforms in November 2017. ...

Revised Banking Code of Practice, innovation at the ASX and other corporate law developments
Insight 12 Jul 2019

Revised Banking Code of Practice; innovation at the ASX; and other corporate law developments. ...

Jump Swim in deep water over alleged misleading conduct; new guidelines offer tips for avoiding gun jumping; and ACCC bleats at goat cheese RPM notification.
Insight 27 Jun 2019

The ACCC alleges that Jump Swim's promotional material contained false or misleading representations that prospective Jump Swim School franchisees would have an operational swim school within 12 months of signing a franchise agreement ...

ASIC seeks to restrict stub equity, ACCC's Acacia Ridge rejection overturned and other developments
Insight 17 Jun 2019

ASIC seeks to restrict stub equity in control transactions; ASX reiterates its position on naming counterparties when announcing material transactions; ACCC's Acacia Ridge rejection overturned by Federal Court; and what the Coalition's election win means for employers. ...

What's next for impact investing in Australia?
Insight 11 Jun 2019

The Australian impact investing market has grown considerably in recent years and growth is largely attributed to a surge of impact investment with focus on environmental rather than social outcomes. ...

ASIC steps up its attack on the use of stub equity in control transactions
Insight 06 Jun 2019

ASIC has issued its promised consultation paper on the use of stub equity in control transactions, which will, if adopted, have the potential to make the use of stub equity as an alternative form of consideration in schemes and takeovers more difficult. ...

ASIC's 'why not litigate?' stance, ASX's Corporate Governance Roadshow and other developments
Insight 09 May 2019

Welcome to our monthly snapshot of regulatory updates and other developments in corporate law We know you are busy so our focus is on capturing key issues ...

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