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Report: Our look ahead to the private equity market in Australia
Insight 22 Feb 2018

As new funds enter the local market flexible debt funding structures become more prevalent and sponsors are forced to deploy capital in more innovative ways we expect the Australian PE market to continue to grow Private Equity Horizons 2018 reviews the PE market and looks at the trends and sectors ...

A Commission of Inquiry - of the Royal, not the Parliamentary, kind
Insight 19 Dec 2017

Since the announcement of the Royal Commission into ahem financial services much has been written and said - a lot of which suggests that little attention is being paid to the terms of reference In this article I take a look at those terms ...

Infrastructure investment in Australia - the road ahead for institutional investors
Insight 11 Dec 2017

With large-scale privatisations slowing and intense competition for assets that do come to market institutional investors are looking to non-traditional assets to provide similar long-term stable and predictable returns ...

The beginning of the end of the unit trust's monopoly? CCIV legislation and ASIC guidance
Insight 09 Nov 2017

Avid readers of Unravelled over the past few years cannot have failed to notice that there are moves afoot to introduce two new forms of collective investment vehicle each promising a shiny tax-neutral alternative to the unit trust and hopefully saving Australian lawyers a lot of sleepless nights ...

The BEAR has dropped, where to from here?
Insight 09 Nov 2017

The commencement date of the BEAR legislation is fast approaching and institutions should start planning how to comply with the regime We look at the changes made to the BEAR legislation following industry submissions the timing for implementation and key steps to take ...

ASIC publishes draft funds management guidance
Insight 27 Oct 2017

ASIC has released draft updates to four existing Regulatory Guides and drafts of two new Regulatory Guides for managed investment schemes corporate collective investment vehicles and passport funds and announced a consultation period which will run until 8 December Partners Marc Kemp and Penny ...

The Asia Region Funds Passport begins to take shape
Insight 17 Oct 2017

Its been a busy few months for the development of the Asia Region Funds Passport In late August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation to accommodate the introduction of the Passport in Australia Once implemented the Passport will allow fund managers from participating economies ...

Federal Court sheds new light on public benefit test in Tatts/Tabcorp merger appeal
Insight 11 Oct 2017

The Federal Courts decision about the proposed TabcorpTatts merger has provided significant clarification about the public benefit test for authorisations This is timely in light of the legislation before the Senate that proposes to combine the Tribunal authorisation process with the formal ACCC ...

The BEAR roars into action
Insight 26 Sep 2017

The Federal Government has released the exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment Banking Executive Accountability and Related Measures Bill together with a draft Explanatory Memoradum This follows on from the release of the Banking Executive Accountability Regime BEAR consultation paper in July ...

APRA's new powers in superannuation - A worthy idea, but checks and balances required
Insight 12 Sep 2017

APRA is in line to get significantly increased powers of direction in respect of RSE licensees and their controlled entities as part of the package of superannuation reforms announced in the Treasury Legislation Amendment Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Bill 2017 ...

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