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Expert review into fees and costs disclosure - further changes ahead
Insight 20 Aug 2018

Written by Partner Geoff Sanders, Senior Associate Stephanie Malon and Lawyer Katerina Dandanis ASIC has recently published Darren McShane's much anticipated expert review into fees and costs ...

Corporate governance beyond shareholder interests
Insight 14 Aug 2018

The proposed 4th edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles & Recommendations includes substantial changes to Principle 3 (Instil the desired culture) to focus squarely on social licence to ...

ASIC's allocations project - guidance from abroad
Insight 13 Aug 2018

ASIC is examining the allocations process in capital raising transactions. Senior Associate Addison Ma discusses ASIC's allocations project and the influences that the regulators in the UK and in ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 08 Aug 2018

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. We'd love to hear from you. Please do l ...

Report: National Electricity & Gas Rules Update: July 2018
Insight 06 Aug 2018

Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Andrew Mansour This update examines the Rule changes during July and, in particular, the final AEMC report on the Reliability Frameworks Review. Andrew Mansour Anna Collyer John Greig ...

ACCC brings first 'excessive surcharge' proceedings
Insight 01 Aug 2018

The ACCC has instituted Federal Court proceedings against Europcar for allegedly imposing excessive payment surcharges on customers. This is the first court proceeding commenced by the ACCC under t ...

Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct inquiry into workplace sexual harassment
Insight 31 Jul 2018

Partner Partner Partner Managing Associate Simon Dewberry Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, announced on 20 June 2018 that the Australian Human Rights Commission would conduct the world's first national ...

1 July 2018 changes affecting employers, and public consultation opens on Western Australia's WHS reforms
Insight 31 Jul 2018

Several changes relevant to employers took effect on 1 July 2018, including in relation to minimum rates of pay, the high income threshold, the superannuation maximum contribution base and penalty ...

A cautionary tale – let sleeping employees lie
Insight 31 Jul 2018

A recent Fair Work Commission decision has confirmed that procedural deficiencies will render a dismissal unfair even where the dismissal involves serious misconduct. Senior Associate Laura Miller, ...

Do you need a labour hire licence?
Insight 31 Jul 2018

Partner Partner Partner Managing Associate Simon Dewberry New labour hire licencing schemes have commenced in South Australia and Queensland, and will soon commence in Victoria. The schemes aim to protect labour hire workers from ...