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Treasurer temporarily amends continuous disclosure laws during COVID-19 crisis
Insight 26 May 2020

Partner Managing Associate Partner Managing Associate Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Managing Associate Partner Guy Alexander Charles Ashton Julian Donnan The Treasurer has used ...

Good practice for exchange traded products: ASIC updates INFO 230 'Exchange traded products: Admission guidelines'
Insight 12 May 2020

On 15 April 2020, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released updated INFO 230 Exchange traded products: Admission guidelines (INFO 230) which outlines ASIC's view of good practices to help ensure that admission and monitoring standards for exchange traded products (ETPs) continue to support fair, orderly and transparent markets. ...

Retail banking and responsible lending during COVID-19
Insight 11 May 2020

Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Partner Amy Atashi Michael Ilott Kim Reid The sudden and unknown nature of COVID-19 has triggered a global economic shock, and disrupted Australia's economy. As we enter a ...

The when and what of the new breach reporting regime
Insight 15 Apr 2020

All signs point to the final tranche of the Hayne Royal Commission exposure draft Bills being introduced before the end of the year, and their focuses will include something that is a favourite topic here at Unravelled, and is of considerable interest to our clients – breach reporting. We explain the new regime's timing and effects. ...

Removal of exceptions to anti-hawking prohibition
Insight 15 Apr 2020

In response to Royal Commission recommendations, amendments to remove exceptions to the existing hawking prohibition have been released for consultation. We analyse the changes, their effects and challenges. ...

Continuous disclosure during COVID-19: shining the spotlight on earnings and debt
Insight 06 Apr 2020

In its latest compliance update, ASX reiterated that entities in financial difficulty (including with respect to their debt arrangements) will receive no special treatment. On earnings guidance, it was acknowledged that many listed entities have taken the opportunity to withdraw guidance issued before the outbreak of COVID-19. ASX also strongly encouraged entities to review their published guidance in light of COVID-19 and to either update it if it was not current or withdraw it in this highly uncertain climate. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on derivatives
Insight 27 Mar 2020

COVID-19 will have a range of impacts on over-the-counter derivative transactions. We set out below some key documentation issues arising as a consequence of COVID-19 and our practical tips. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on debt capital markets
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on debt capital markets and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Enforceability of industry codes of conduct
Insight 16 Mar 2020

Partner Partner Partner Partner Managing Associate Partner Partner Partner Nicola Greenberg Proposed changes giving ASIC powers in relation to financial services industry codes of conduct means that obligations in these codes may ...

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