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17 February 2022

Swedish Arbitration Days 2022

The Swedish Arbitration Association are hosting the Swedish Arbitration Days 2022, on the overarching theme Integrity in International Arbitration. Our Global Head of Arbitration, Paula Hodges QC will join a panel of globally prominent legal practitioners to discuss " Transparency v...
08 December 2021

Corporate law ‘like a Russian doll’

Australia’s corporate law regime can be compared to a Russian doll, with one or more top-level dolls concealing other dolls.
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: BOTH SIDES OF THE COIN – POST-PANDEMIC FORBEARANCE OR EXERCISING POWERS TO THE LIMIT?

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 Approaches to regulatory enforcement differ as Covid-19 forbearance nears an end
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: Regulatory scrutiny of debt capital markets set to increase

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 The scrutiny of conduct in capital markets, particularly in handling conflicts of interest, will ramp up in 2022.
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: INSURANCE – THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 The drive for consumer protection is seeing global regulators experiment with directly regulated prices.
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: RANSOMWARE - THE BAD GUYS ADAPT THEIR BUSINESS MODEL

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 Organised crime gangs have adapted their business model to target banks and other financial services firms
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: Buckle up for the D&I journey

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 Expect growing pressure for enhanced diversity and inclusion in the financial sector, from regulators, customers and broader stakeholders
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: Improving consumer outcomes

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 The regulatory pendulum is swinging further towards ensuring the delivery of good consumer outcomes
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: FUTURE OF PAYMENTS - WILL CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES REVOLUTIONISE THE PAYMENTS LANDSCAPE?

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 As wholesale CBDCs enhance cross-jurisdictional payments, are retail counterparts still a solution looking for a problem?
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: GLOBAL UPDATE - REGULATING CRYPTOCURRENCY MARKETS

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 After a breakthrough year, will we see regulatory arbitrage in the cryptocurrency markets in 2022?
07 December 2021

FSR OUTLOOK 2022: AI IN FINANCIAL SERVICES – BENEFIT OR THREAT?

Explore our FSR Outlook 2022 How will lawmakers, regulators and firms respond to the potential risks of AI use in financial services?
06 December 2021

Full Federal Court gives Epic Games the green light to continue in its Australian proceedings against Apple – implications for competition enforcement

03 December 2021

Expansion to Australia’s sanctions regime passed by Parliament

On 2 December 2021 the Australian Parliament passed the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021 ( Bill ) introducing a new thematic sanctions regime to the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 ( Act ) and Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 ( Regulations ).
03 December 2021

Directors, Insolvency Practitioners and Third Parties Must Tread Carefully as New Pensions Offences Lie in Wait for the Unwary

The Pension Schemes Act came into effect on 1 October 2021 introducing the possibility of criminal prosecution where the restructuring arrangements or corporate actions of directors, lenders, investors, advisers and other parties might affect the interests of a defined benefit pension scheme. The...
02 December 2021

Cyber in Australia

Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent, varied and menacing each day. The consequences for the unprepared can be dire. It is essential that you start planning your cyber-response well before the first strike occurs.