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New South Wales Supreme Court Increases Mortgage Duty Risk On Deferred Purchase Price/Loan Note Arrangements
A discussion of the judgment in Bondi Beachside Pty Ltd V Chief Commissioner of State Revenue.
9 Feb 2013
Contractual penalties: clarification from the Australian High Court in Andrews v ANZ
A penalty is a term that is a punishment; it goes beyond an obligation to compensate for the actual loss suffered.
23 Sep 2012
A practical look at what the Personal Property Securities Register means for companies
The PPSA has some practical implications that will impact on the day-to-day operations of many companies.
19 May 2012
Doing Business in Australia - Capital Markets
This article discusses capital markets in Australia, including securities, the ASX, takeovers and merger control.
30 Apr 2012
Doing Business in Australia - Banking and Finance
This article discusses aspects of the banking and financial systems in Australia necessary for foreign investors.
30 Apr 2012
Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) - Up and Running Smoothly, or is it?
This update highlights the main issues with the PPSA and indicates ways to minimise potential adverse consequences.
20 Mar 2012
Australian Personal Property Securities Act
An overview of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA).
4 Feb 2012
Does PPSA have any unintended adverse consequences to your business?
This update highlights "find and claim" procedures relevant to an existing charge or other registered security interest.
6 Dec 2011
PPSA Registration Commencement Time (RCT): Is It 1 February 2012 or another time? What is not covered by PPS?
Amendment Bill contemplates possibility of further delay in the introduction of the Personal Property Securities Act.
25 Oct 2011
PPSA commencement delayed - start date unknown
The Personal Property Securities Register has confirmed the delay of the commencement of the PPSA.
5 Sep 2011
Securities Law Reform - Cabinet Paper Released
On the 17th of March, the Minister of Commerce released a Cabinet Paper (Paper) outlining the proposed reform of New Zealand's securities law. This Paper follows on from the Review of Securities Law Discussion Document released by the Ministry of Economic Development in June 2010. A regulatory impact statement containing an analysis of available options to improve securities law has also been released. The Paper contains numerous proposals containing significant amendments to the structure of Ne
24 Mar 2011
New Zealand Regulatory Update - Part 1
There have been no further tax changes relating to Portfolio Investment Entity (PIE) and non-PIE funds of any note since the enactment of the Taxation (Budget Measures) Act 2010 and the Taxation (Annual Rates, Trans Tasman Savings Portability, KiwiSaver, and Remedial Matters) Act 2010 in September this year.
New Zealand
20 Dec 2010
New Zealand Regulatory Update - Part 2
The Securities Trustees and Statutory Supervisors Bill received its first reading on 23 March and submissions to the Commerce Committee closed on 6 May. The Commerce Committee reported back to parliament on 19 October 2010
New Zealand
20 Dec 2010
PPS reforms move closer despite outstanding issues
The legislative and regulatory pieces necessary for the Personal Property Securities (PPS) reforms to become operative are now nearly complete, with the reforms still scheduled to take effect in May 2011. Despite the passing of the necessary legislation and regulations, concerns still exist about a number of significant matters.
20 Dec 2010
Personal Property Securities Update: Senate Committee Recommends Bill To Be Passed Without Amendment
The Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee has recommended that the Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010 (Cth) (Bill) be passed without any amendment. This raises a significant number of issues for secured financiers.
1 Jun 2010
Personal Property Securities (Corporations & Other Amendments) Bill 2010
The Federal Government has released the Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010 (Cth) (2010 Bill) in an effort to finalise all legislative arrangements necessary for the effective operation of the new Personal Property Securities Regime.
6 Apr 2010
Changes To Securities Laws From 1 October 2009 - A Quick Summary
The Securities Regulations 2009 come into effect on 1 October 2009. In addition to introducing regulation for simplified disclosure prospectuses (allowing a simpler disclosure document for listed issuers), there are a number of other important changes that will affect all issuers.
21 Sep 2009
Personal Property Securities Bill 2009 - Release Of Final Senate Committee Report
The Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (Committee) recently conducted an inquiry into the 2009 Bill.
27 Aug 2009
Short Selling Update
On 25 May 2009, ASIC lifted the ban it had imposed on the covered short selling of financial securities, effective from 10am that day.
23 Jul 2009
Settlement Systems, Futures, And Emissions Unit Bill Reported Back To The House
The Commerce Committee has recently reported back to the House on the Settlement Systems, Futures, and Emissions Unit Bill (Bill) which will provide an opt-in regulatory regime for the approval and oversight of designated settlement systems in New Zealand.
New Zealand
6 Jul 2009
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