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Superannuation-guarantee amnesty, and proposed modern slavery legislation
Insight 31 Jul 2018

Two important pieces of draft legislation under Federal consideration are how employers deal with historical superannuation contribution shortfalls, and the possible requirement of employers to ...

Design and distribution of financial products - regulating 'retail product distribution conduct'
Insight 30 Jul 2018

The revised exposure draft Bill concerning design and distribution obligations for issuers and distributors of financial products, and new intervention powers for ASIC, includes some modest, yet ...

Report: National Electricity & Gas Rules Update 2018
Insight 13 Jul 2018

Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Andrew Mansour In this final wrap-up for FY17/18 we take a look at the new rule change requests, draft and final determinations made in the period April – June 2018 as well as track the ...

ACCC makes 56 recommendations for sweeping energy sector reform
Insight 11 Jul 2018

The ACCC today released its final report on the Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry. The report finds the national electricity market is not functioning effectively and that extensive reform is ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 09 Jul 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 ...

Modern Slavery Bill introduced - how will this impact Australian businesses?
Insight 28 Jun 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill has been introduced into Federal Parliament. If it passes, Australian entities, or entities carrying on business in Australia, with at least $100 million global consolidated ...

Competition news
Insight 27 Jun 2018

iPhone and iPad 'error 53' Apple Inc has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $9 million in penalties for making false or misleading representations to customers about their rights under the ...

A new era for Victoria's environmental protection
Insight 26 Jun 2018

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is the first major overhaul of Victoria's environmental law in almost 50 years. The Bill is expected to transform Victoria's environmental protection ...

Update on the Royal Commission
Insight 22 Jun 2018

Written by Senior Regulatory Counsel Michael Mathieson A lot has happened since our most recent update. The Royal Commission has published the submissions received from ASIC and industry participan ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 15 Jun 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 ...

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