28 March 2019
Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up, March 2019
If the first quarter of 2019 is anything to go by, cyber security risk is still a high-ranking board agenda item with no sign of abating and the regulatory landscape is becoming ever more complex as we strive to respond and mitigate the risks of cyber incidents. We provide a summary of the key...
14 March 2019
Corporate Crime Update, Winter 2019
Welcome to the Winter 2019 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. For the full update on each jurisdiction, please click read more for...
14 February 2019
Supplier terms and pricing issues
Pricing restrictions imposed by suppliers on resellers have increasingly come under the spotlight of the competition authorities in a number of jurisdictions. This series of guides looks at the approach and recent developments in a range of key jurisdictions.
05 February 2019
In a global business it can often be difficult to get to know your colleagues in other offices and locations. You may deal with them by email or over the phone, but that rarely equates to understanding how, or why, they came to be doing the work they do today or the additional skills and...
28 January 2019
M&A in 2019 – succeeding in a climate of disruption
Our latest global M&A report looks at the themes that we expect to see in M&A transactions in 2019. In 2018, global M&A volumes reached their highest point since the financial crisis. Despite a noted slowdown in pace during Q4, deal activity recorded near peak levels in many markets – a...
21 December 2018
Corporate Crime Update, December 2018
Welcome to the December 2018 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. This month, we would like to wish all of our regular readers a very happy, and hopefully corporate crime free, festive...
04 December 2018
Renewed focus on compensation to address misconduct risk
The Financial Stability Board ( FSB ) released on 23 November 2018 its recommendations on the types of data regulators should be collecting from financial institutions ( FIs ) regarding compensation tools, as part of its workplan to address misconduct risk in FIs. This data is intended to help...
25 April 2019
The Future of Consumer Series
The Consumer industry is under constant pressure to keep pace with regulatory intervention and change; disruptive technologies; consumer preferences; and business model adaptations. In this series of insights we tackle these issues highlighting the legal challenges and consequences with the aim to...
24 April 2019
What the ALP’s agenda may mean for WA’s mining sector
After a number of years in the doldrums, 2018 saw the WA mining and resources sector turn a corner. A number of significant projects were commenced or announced and there is a palpable buzz in the air (although there is an almost universally acknowledged but unspoken agreement that no-one will use...
24 April 2019
Court of Appeal overturns CAT's refusal to certify the MasterCard collective action claim
In its judgment of 16 April 2019 the Court of Appeal overturned the Competition Appeal Tribunal's (CAT) decision refusing certification in the MasterCard collective action claim and remitted the case back to the CAT for a re-hearing. The CAT's refusal to certify the claim and grant a Collective...
16 April 2019
Corporate Crime update – March 2019
Welcome to the March 2019 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. For the full update on each jurisdiction, please click read more for the...
16 April 2019
2018 Australian IPO Review: regulatory developments
Whilst the Banking Royal Commission has attracted the most attention, in 2018 both ASIC and ASX continued to focus on improving listing practices of issuers, advisers and market participants, with ASIC issuing new guidance regarding the allocation of securities and ASX proposing amendments to its...