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24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Key US securities developments

24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Regulatory developments

In 2020, regulatory developments in relation to IPOs have been relatively limited compared to previous years, with ASIC and ASX increasing their focus on regulation of secondary raisings during the Covid-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the issue of ASIC class relief in relation to IPO communications and...
24 February 2021

2020 Australian IPO Review: Marketing in the ESG era

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues continued to gain traction at both the institutional and retail investor level during 2020, in some cases impacting on the type of ESG information included in prospectuses and other disclosure documents for companies’ public offerings.
24 February 2021

ACCC’s 2021 Enforcement Priorities

24 February 2021

A tale of two halves: The 2020 Australian IPO Review

It gives us great pleasure to present A Tale of Two Halves: The 2020 Australian IPO Review . To access your copy of the full report click on the Download button above or to read on your mobile device, please click on the article links below.
23 February 2021

Inside Arbitration - Issue 11

Inside Arbitration is intended to give our clients a personal insight by sharing with you the perspectives of our international arbitration partners from across the globe. Our articles look at the global landscape for disputes and dispute resolution, commenting on regional trends in particular...
22 February 2021

Madrid video updates: M&A en 2021: Resiliente, transformador y con voz propia

22 February 2021

Pensions Planner: Your guide to future developments

The latest edition of our Pensions Planner is here.
22 February 2021

The evolution of Class Actions in South Africa

Unlike development driven by legislative reform, the evolution of the common law through the process of judicial precedent takes time. Here, development only occurs when the courts are seized with a case worthy of an evolutionary push and this means that, even when deficiencies in the law are self-...
19 February 2021

Australian Federal Government seeks to permanently ease continuous disclosure rules

On 17 February 2021, the Australian Federal Government proposed new laws which, if enacted, will make permanent the temporary relief from liability for certain breaches of a listed entity’s continuous disclosure obligations.
17 February 2021

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...
17 February 2021

Significant legislative reform announced in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“ KSA ”) has announced sweeping legislative reforms in a bid to increase the efficiency of its judicial institutions and Court processes and to develop the uniform application of KSA laws by the Courts.
17 February 2021

The Future of Consumer – 2021 APAC predictions

2020 presented a number of significant challenges with Covid-19 accelerating some of the existing trends in the consumer sector – and we expect to see these issues driving some real turning points in 2021, as our Asia-Pacific Consumer team will explore in this series. Trust continues to be a major...
16 February 2021

UK Supreme Court takes jurisdiction in parent company duty of care claim

The UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell Plc , finding that the English Court has jurisdiction over claims relating to environmental damage allegedly caused by a Nigerian joint venture, operated by a Nigerian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc in Nigeria.
16 February 2021

Patent and Pharma update, February 2021

Key recent developments in the United Kingdom and Europe relating to patents and the pharmaceutical sector. In this edition we cover an important decision on sufficiency in England & Wales. We also cover several significant updates from the French courts, including two important decisions on...