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After a long and costly saga for ASIC, the Supreme Court of Victoria has found Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited, breached his…

A review of the results of the 2016 AGM season indicates that shareholder activism is alive and well in Australia. In this insight, we offer four tips our…

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A majority of the High Court has ruled against Flight Centre, finding that Flight Centre was in fact in competition with airlines for the purpose of the…

On 23 November 2016, the government introduced the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Bill 2016 (Bill) to raise the…

Competition + Regulation partner Elizabeth Avery and lawyers Emma Ringland and Elyse Newell offer a detailed case summary of the ACCC v Woolworths and its…

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In this insight, we identify the five key “take home” messages arising from the Federal Court’s recent decision dismissing the ACCC’s unconscionable conduct…

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On 1 December 2016, the Takeovers Panel released its revised Guidance Note 12: Frustrating Action.  Broadly, a ‘frustrating action’ is an action taken by a…

The Court of Appeal has delivered its decision regarding the costs orders for the “Roe 8 Saga”: the unsuccessful application made by Save Beeliar Wetlands (…

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In a world of apps that can predict a heart attack and fridges that tell you that you’re out of milk, it is no wonder that many are heralding the Internet…

Globally, 2016 has been a year of political shocks and surprises that we are just beginning to process. We have set out our review of milestones and market…

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Here is a round-up of the recent corporate law changes and what you will need to know. 

ASIC has granted conditional relief to Luxembourg fund managers who wish to provide financial services to wholesale clients in Australia.