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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...
07 December 2021

Opposite sides of the coin – post pandemic forbearance or exercising powers to the limit?

Approaches to regulatory enforcement differ as Covid-19 forbearance nears an end
07 December 2021

Regulatory scrutiny of debt capital markets set to increase

Scrutiny of conduct, and particularly the handling of conflicts of interest, in the debt capital markets is increasing
07 December 2021

Ransomware: the bad guys adapt their business model

Organised crime gangs have adapted their business model to target banks and other financial services firms
07 December 2021

Buckle up for the D&I journey

Growing pressure for enhanced diversity and inclusion in the financial sector, from regulators, customers and broader stakeholders
07 December 2021

Improving consumer outcomes

The regulatory pendulum is swinging further towards ensuring the delivery of good consumer outcomes
07 December 2021

Future of payments: will central bank digital currencies (CBDC) revolutionise the payments landscape any time soon?

As wholesale CBDC enhance cross-jurisdictional payments, are retail CBDC more of a solution looking for a problem?
07 December 2021

Global update: Regulating cryptocurrency markets

Will we see regulatory arbitrage in the regulation of cryptocurrency markets in 2022?
07 December 2021

Using AI in financial services – benefit or threat?

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

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...
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 ).
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.
02 December 2021

Regulatory enforcement in cyber space: what have we seen and what can we expect?

30 November 2021

Director Identification Numbers commenced on 1 November 2021