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01 September 2023

Purchase the book: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues: Issues in Australian Corporate and Securities Law
01 September 2023

Insider Trading - Decoding a decade of Australian cases: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

The devil’s in the survey: taking stock on the enforcement of Australia’s insider trading laws
01 September 2023

Reviving Corporate Australia - An Interview with Tony and Amelia: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

'Serious need of repair' – It's time to fix the problems facing Australia’s corporate law
01 September 2023

Continuous disclosure the challenge, the consequences, the future: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

How do you navigate the minefield of continuous disclosure and what needs to change?
01 September 2023

Shareholder meetings - Evolving market practice: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

Shareholder meetings – what’s the best format?
01 September 2023

ESG and its impact on corporate law: Bootmakers, Boards and Rogues

ESG’s increasing influence on corporate law
24 August 2023

The M&A Conference 2023

This September, join Allens, Herbert Smith Freehills and King & Wood Mallesons for the 6th annual M&A Conference , in partnership with The Australian Financial Review and in support of the Black Dog Institute .
24 August 2023

Takeovers panel issues revised guidance on deal protection arrangements

The Takeovers Panel has issued its final updated guidance on deal protection arrangements. While much of the final guidance is consistent with the Consultation Draft, there are some material changes which market participants should be aware of.
24 August 2023

Stub equity in focus: Takeovers panel finalises revised guidance on insider participation

Following the consultation process commenced at the end of last year, the Takeovers Panel has recently published its revised Guidance Note 19 on insider participation in control transactions. We discuss the key changes to the Panel’s consultation draft and the implications for private equity...
21 August 2023

Building customer trust in a world powered by technology: the mission faced by legal leaders in tech

At a time of increased scrutiny by regulators in the realm of customer and public protection, along with heightened cybersecurity and data privacy threats, tech companies are focusing on building and maintaining trust in their customer base.
15 August 2023

Online safety in the dawn of immersive technologies and the metaverse

The next evolution of the internet is set to be driven in part by immersive technologies. As the take-up of these technologies accelerates, online interactions will change. Existing laws and regulations will need to evolve to address the new types of harms that will emerge.
14 August 2023

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia

We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
14 August 2023

Tax Bites: Australian Tax Podcast Series

We explore the latest tax developments in Australia.
11 August 2023

Hong Kong SFC broadens powers to tackle insider dealing, but puts on hold other proposed measures following industry feedback

In June 2022, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission ( SFC ) proposed a number of sweeping enforcement-related reforms which would have, among others, significantly enhanced the SFC’s ability to obtain investor compensation orders against regulated persons who had committed wrongdoing if...
10 August 2023

HSF-NLU Delhi International Negotiation Competition

The eighth edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills-NLU Delhi International Negotiation Competition will be held on 1-3 September 2023.