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30 October 2020

The Future of Consumer Series

It is an exciting time for The Future of Consumer with the opportunities from innovation and technology, yet constant pressure to keep pace with regulatory intervention and change; disruptive technologies; and business model adaptations. The Future of Consumer series tackles a range of issues to...
30 October 2020

Competing bids on the increase

In the last 12 months or so, we have seen a significant increase in the number of competing takeover bids. While competing bids have always been a feature of our market, they have been on the increase recently.
30 October 2020

Q1FY21 Public M&A Activity and the next stage for MACs

Public M&A activity is up in the first quarter of FY21, with software and services deals leading the way by number and gold deals by value. Contingent value adjustments, reverse break fees and carefully drafted material adverse change conditions are increasingly being used to mitigate the...
29 October 2020

Class actions fireside series

Join our leading class action experts for an informal discussion as they unpack the headlines, explain the issues and share their views on the latest class action developments.
28 October 2020

Deferred prosecution agreements in Australia: More fuel to the class actions fire

Deferred prosecution agreements may be on their way and companies should be getting ready for this new way of enforcing corporate crime.
28 October 2020

Consumer Data Right: Increased role for intermediaries

The Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Rules 2020 ( the Rules ) were recently amended to allow accredited third party service providers to provide additional services within the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) ecosystem. 1 Subject to consumer consent, the amendments permit accredited...
28 October 2020

Catalyst // Podcast Series

As markets move from response to recovery, our focus is shifting too. Looking ahead, we expect the global pandemic to operate as a catalyst, accelerating changes in human behaviour, driving forward scientific and technological advances, and ushering in further digitalisation and some tough choices...
28 October 2020

Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Webinars

In case you missed it, you can access our previous Employment & IR briefing and Safety Leadership Series webinars below. Join our expert briefings for the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space. In these short sessions,...
27 October 2020

The FCA Climate Change Consultation Paper: A U.S. Capital Markets Perspective

Introduction Climate-related disclosure has become one of the most widely discussed issues in capital markets in recent years. Many influential institutional investors have called for specific, consistent and reliable disclosures of the risks and opportunities related to climate change to guide...
27 October 2020

Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Podcasts

Join our experts as they discuss and share their views on the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space covering areas such as underpayment compliance, annualised salary provisions, industrial manslaughter laws and what key...
27 October 2020

Catalyst // Webinar Series

As markets move from response to recovery, our focus is shifting too. Looking ahead, we expect the global pandemic to operate as a catalyst, accelerating changes in human behaviour, driving forward scientific and technological advances, and ushering in further digitalisation and some tough choices...
26 October 2020

Biannual Banking Litigation Update (Autumn 2020)

The Autumn 2020 edition of our biannual Banking Litigation Update highlights a number of the most important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the past six months. Download the update
26 October 2020

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: Data Governance in Australia

Data has become the heartbeat of every business in today’s digital world. It is the key to knowing your customers, remaining competitive and succeeding into the future. Yet it comes with great responsibility – knowing how to use your data and protect it is becoming ever more important. Tune into...
26 October 2020

2020 Responsible business report

This year has been an extraordinary year. The human cost and disruption caused by the Covid-19 global pandemic are difficult to overstate. In addition to the pandemic, in the last 12 months, we have also seen bushfires devastate large areas of Australia, widespread protests and calls for racial...
23 October 2020

Growing threat of legal action against arbitrators in spotlight

Our 2020 Singapore lecture examined the threat to the finality and efficiency of arbitration.