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By Clea Cole (Lawyer) and Kate Landells (Senior Associate) Last Thursday ASIC released two consultation papers which aim to assist: public companies; and crowd-sourced-funding (CSF) intermediaries (being CSF platform operators), to navigate the new CSF regime and ...

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Health insurer, NIB, is being taken to task by the ACCC, over alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct. What happened? NIB has provided a MediGap Scheme to its customers since the early 2000s.  The Scheme pays higher benefits to practitioners...

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By Clea Cole (Lawyer) and Kate Landells (Senior Associate) In last Tuesday’s budget papers, the Government committed to making it easier for start-up companies to raise capital by releasing draft legislation to extend the crowd-sourced equity funding regime (CSF) to prop...

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Emotional intelligence:  some say it's the most important ingredient in achieving success in life, but what really is emotional intelligence and can it be acquired? Join us at our next Business Forum to hear from our expert panel, including: Amy Antcliffe -...

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The Australian ‘equity based’ crowd-sourced-funding (CSF) regime will come into effect by the end of September 2017. It introduces a new funding regime for small companies who have largely been restricted to the ‘kiddie pool’. Welcome to the big pool ...

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Christmas comes but once a year, and so does the ACCC’s list of enforcement targets.  In his annual address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has revealed the ACCC’s naughty list for 2017.  The ‘al...

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In his address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia in March 2016, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims made it abundantly clear that cartel conduct was in the ACCC’s sights. Ahead of our review of the ACCC’s priorities for 2017, let’s look at how 2016 sh...

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By Bronwyn Montgomery & Amelia Edwards The addition of two digits in a Personal Property Securities Register (‘PPSR’) registration has seen the NSW Supreme Court apply a strict approach in denying a claim for the return of $23million worth of leased equipment i...

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Credit reporting agency, Veda, recently came under fire over its privacy practices regarding disclosure of personal information for marketing purposes. Background Veda (a subsidiary of US credit reporting giant, Equifax) collates credit information about individuals an...

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