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Corporate & Commercial| 05 Mar 2021
Directors of listed entities, and their insurers, are set to benefit from a relaxation of continuous disclosure laws, which are shortly to be made permanent under new legislation.
Banking & Finance| 08 Feb 2021
The High Court has handed down its judgment in the much-anticipated case of Westpac Securities Administration Ltd & Anor v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  HCA 3. We examine the case.
Franchising| 03 Dec 2020
Recently, the Federal Government released its exposure draft amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct. The amendments are a response to the findings made by the Parliamentary Joint Committee in its Fairness in Franchising Report and the subsequent commitments made ...
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 28 Jul 2020
In a recent case highlighting the risks of waiver of legal professional privilege, the Federal Court has observed that fine distinctions may be involved when determining whether privilege has been lost.
Financial Services| 15 Jul 2020
It is no secret that the big four banks garnered negative attention at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. Our Financial Services and Superannuation teams examine a case arising from the Royal Commission, ...