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Update - Enhancing Whistleblower Protections

The Senate Standing Committees on Economics have handed down their report an recommendations on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017recommending the passing of the Bill.    804 more words

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Update - Reducing the Bankruptcy Period

UPDATE:    The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee have handed down their report on the Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017, recommending the bankruptcy period be reduced from 3 years to 1 year.  385 more words

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Alert – Heinz's high sugar toddler food packaging found to be misleading to consumers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has successfully concluded proceedings against H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd (Heinz) in relation to their ‘Little Kids Shredz’ toddler food. 133 more words

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Insolvency Law Reforms - Removing 'Ipso Facto' Clauses

 The Policy

The Commonwealth Government have recently passed significant amendments to insolvency laws, including the introduction of a stay on enforcement of contractual ipso facto clauses triggered by a company’s insolvency.   196 more words

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Director Safe Harbour Protection – Insolvent Trading

The Policy

On 18 September 2017, the Commonwealth Government passed significant amendments to insolvency laws.  These amendments the introduction of protection for company director’s from personal liability for insolvent trading claims.  290 more words

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ASIC Fees - Industry Funding

The Policy

ASIC’s new ‘fee-for-service’ model will come into effect on 1 July 2018.  A full outline of the revised ASIC lodgement fees can be accessed… 260 more words

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Update: ASIC Gives Guidance on ICOs

ASIC has released Information Sheet 225, weighing in on the growing trend of initial coin offerings.

You can find ASIC Information Sheet 225 here.

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