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Corporate law developments
Insight 11 Sep 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 ...

A tangled web - the regulatory framework and its power players
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The draft legislation the Federal Government released to establish a regulatory framework for the implementation of a new Consumer Data Right will radically reform the data protection regime in Australia ...

The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme - from Bill to Law
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The Federal Government recently passed the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act This is an entirely new regulatory scheme that will require persons who undertake activities on behalf of a foreign government or political organisation to register with the Attorney Generals Department if those ...

Risky business - remedies and enforcement powers for CDR breaches
Insight 10 Sep 2018

As part of the new Consumer Data Right CDR framework a new regime of offences remedies and enforcement powers will be implemented The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ACCC will have primary oversight for the enforcement of the regime though the OAIC will handle privacy complaints in ...

Top 10 things to know about the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

This article lists our top 10 'need-to-know's about the proposed framework for the implementation of the Consumer Data Right, including how these key aspects are likely to play out in the banking sector and what it all means for Australian businesses going forward. ...

Competition news
Insight 05 Sep 2018

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month and what it means for your business ...

Higher penalties for consumer law breaches come into effect
Insight 04 Sep 2018

New laws come into effect this week that substantially increase the maximum penalties for contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law The changes were a headline recommendation of the Australian Consumer Law Review and a range of other recommended reforms are currently before Federal Parliament We ...

Competition news
Insight 22 Aug 2018

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month and what it means for your business ...

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

Many of you will be familiar with the long and tortured history of fees and costs disclosure regulation in Australia. The most recent set of issues can be traced back to 2014 when ASIC tried to address what it considered to be gaps in and inconsistent application of the former regime ...

Corporate governance beyond shareholder interests
Insight 14 Aug 2018

The proposed 4th edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles amp Recommendations includes substantial changes to Principle 3 Instil the desired culture to focus squarely on social licence to operate with stronger reference to stakeholders beyond shareholders and specific recommendations on ...