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Clearing the way for social impact investing
Insight 10 Mar 2017

The Commonwealth Treasury is seeking feedback on how to kickstart social impact investment in Australia ...

Implications of the Critical Infrastructure Centre for foreign investment in Australia
Insight 24 Feb 2017

The Australian Governments Critical Infrastructure Centre launched earlier this year is part of the governments plans to manage national security concerns arising from foreign investment in Australian critical infrastructure The Centre has released a discussion paper calling for input into how it ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2017, 1st Edition
Insight 24 Feb 2017

Fund financing facilities have continued to flourish in Australia providing sponsors general partners and trustees with additional funding flexibility and liquidity Allens Partner Tom Highnam Managing Associate Rita Pang and Associate Victoria Johns provide an overview of the funds sector current ...

Trends over the past year in the Australian projects and infrastructure sectors
Insight 08 Feb 2017

A substantial pipeline of both private and public infrastructure projects has attracted a variety of local and offshore project finance providers wishing to gain exposure to returns from these attractive Australian investment opportunities Allens Partners Nick Adkins Scott McCoy and Rob Watt look at ...

Mandatory margining
Insight 07 Feb 2017

Late last year APRA released the implementation schedule for its long-awaited Prudential Standard CPS 226 Margining and risk mitigation for non-centrally cleared derivatives ...

Improving external dispute resolution schemes - rather odd recommendations
Insight 07 Feb 2017

It is difficult to describe the interim recommendations of the Expert Panel reviewing the financial system external dispute resolution and complaints framework as anything other than odd ...

English High Court provides important guidance on approach to LIBOR mis-selling claims
Insight 07 Feb 2017

The English High Court has handed down its judgment on the first major case following the global regulatory investigations into alleged LIBOR manipulation ...

A framework for CIPRs or just more work for super trustees?
Insight 16 Dec 2016

Treasury released a paper seeking feedback on a framework for Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement. It will permit trustees to offer members on a 'soft default' basis 'mass-customised, composite retirement income products' and, to encourage trustees ...

Product design and distribution rules
Insight 13 Dec 2016

On 13 December 2016 Treasury released a paper seeking feedback on the proposed financial product design and distribution obligations and proposed product intervention powers for ASIC The proposals are intended to create new accountability obligations for product issuers and distributors On one view ...

Insourcing investment management in super - challenges and opportunities for in-house teams
Insight 09 Dec 2016

With the release of an ASFA Best Practice Paper on insourcing investment management we look at some of the challenges and opportunities for in-house legal teams that come with the seemingly inexorable move in the superannuation industry towards insourcing investment management functions ...