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Allens insights: Strong ECM volumes to continue
Insight 14 Oct 2014

Partners and Co-Heads of the Equity capital Markets Practice Julian Donnan and Robert Pick conduct a roundtable discussion on the latest developments in ECM ...

Plantation Law 2014 - New foreign investment restrictions to come
Insight 13 Oct 2014

Given Indonesias status as the worlds top palm oil producer investment in the plantation sector should be one of Indonesias most attractive opportunities for foreign investors This is supported by the most recent Negative Investment List which became effective on 24 April 2014 and which permits ...

Some facts (and myths) about ASIC and product intervention powers
Insight 01 Oct 2014

The closer you look at the recent discussion about product intervention powers for ASIC the clearer it becomes that the discussion has little basis in fact ...

Is the pain worth the gain?
Insight 01 Oct 2014

ASIC has undertaken a bit of a survey of licensees who provide financial product advice to retail clients to see how they are faring a year into FoFA ...

Law reform to improve conditions for investors in Mongolia
Insight 29 Sep 2014

Last week the Mongolian Government released the agenda for the upcoming autumn sitting of parliament The release of the agenda twice annually is always of interest to investors and the autumn 2014 agenda is no exception Partner Igor Bogdanich and Associate Tess Fitzgerald look at what may be of ...

ASIC proposes changes to fees and costs disclosure
Insight 24 Sep 2014

ASIC has released for industry comment a draft Class Order which would amend the fees and costs disclosure requirements that apply to superannuation and managed investment products The key proposed amendments relate to the way in which indirect costs must be disclosed Senior Associate Simun Soljo ...

Changes to tax rules for offshore investment
Insight 17 Sep 2014

A Bill is currently before Federal Parliament that will more closely but not completely align the foreign non-portfolio dividend NANE treatment with debtequity concepts Partner Martin Fry and Senior Associate Jennifer Richards report on the changes ...

Allens' second-round submission to the FSI: the nature and quality of financial services regulation
Insight 02 Sep 2014

On 26 August we lodged our submission in response to the Financial System Inquirys FSI Interim Report ...

Could superannuation cease to be prudentially regulated?
Insight 02 Sep 2014

The Financial System Inquiry FSI has asked whether superannuation should cease to be prudentially regulated Is this idea likely to go anywhere Dont be so sure that it wont ...

What do the product intervention powers of the UK financial conduct regulator look like?
Insight 02 Sep 2014

If you have been following the Financial System Inquiry you will not have missed the idea of giving the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ASIC additional product intervention powers These powers exist in the UK What do they look like This question is more relevant than ever right now ...