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Professional Standards in Financial Services

As part of the reforms introduced into the Corporations Act, professional standards now apply to: Australian financial services (AFS) licensees and limited AFS licensees financial advisers who provide personal advice on one or more relevant financial products to retail clients, and anyone who wants to become a financial adviser. AFS...

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Capital Raising Relief

ASX has introduced temporary relief to facilitate emergency capital raising by ASX-listed entities until 31 July 2020. ASX has introduced this relief as recognition that many ASX-listed entities will need to urgently raise capital in the coming months to sustain their operations and protect themselves from a steep drop in...

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Continuous Disclosure Reforms To Be Made Permanent, And Extended To Misleading And Deceptive Conduct

Following the recent Parliamentary Inquiry into class actions and public debate around regulatory settings during COVID-19, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced his intention to legislate permanent reform to continuous disclosure laws. If passed by Parliament, the law would ensure that companies and their officers will only be liable for civil...

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Reforms to the Regulatory Framework for Superannuation in Australia

Superannuation is the future financial security for Australians and trustee misconduct significantly impacts members’ retirement savings. In response to the Hayne Royal Commission, the Government has introduced a number of legislative reforms in to support the sector, with most of the reforms commencing from 1 January 2021. The reforms primarily...

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Important changes to directorships: Effective 18 February 2021

A significant change will occur this week with regard to Australian directorships. Please find details about this change below, and let us know if you require any further advice. In February 2020, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 (Cth) (Phoenixing Act) was passed by Parliament. The Phoenixing...

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Foreign Investment Regime to commence on 1 January 2021 - exposure draft released (Part 2)

In brief - an overview of the key changes in part two of the government's proposed reforms to Australia's foreign investment framework On 18 September 2020, the Treasury released the second tranche of exposure drafts for the Foreign Investment Reform (Protecting Australia’s National Security) Regulations 2020 and the Foreign Acquisitions...

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Capital Raising – Placement Q&A

1. What is the quickest way to raise capital? One of quickest way for a listed company to raise capital is to make a placement of shares to a group of sophisticated or professional investors. This is the quickest route to raising equity capital as the issuing company is not...

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