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This month has seen the effective and powerful section 213 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance hard at work.
The Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013 has been tabled in the Federal parliament.
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties recommends ratification of Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol
The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has recommended the ratification of the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol.
In the opening session of the Asia Financial Forum in Hong Kong in January 2013, the CSRC’s Guo Shuqing noted that China could increase the level of its QFII and RQFII investment quotas by 10 times.
Later this year, the High Court will hear an appeal from the decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal in Re Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers appointed) (in liquidation)  VSCA 202.
A recent English Court of Appeal decision gives useful guidance on so-called ‘agreements to agree’.
Re-allocation of the C-band: satellite operators face uncertainty about the future of their spectrum
Satellite service providers want the C-band maintained for their use and are reluctant to share the band.
King & Wood Mallesons lawyers have authored three chapters in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation 2013.
King & Wood Mallesons has released its Employee Relations & Safety Update for May 2013.
Green’s minister Shane Rattenbury has introduced the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Amendment Bill 2013 into the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Federal Court undermines Victorian government building industry intervention with decision likely to affect NSW and QLD
Federal Court declares that Lend Lease and other contractors do not need to change enterprise agreements in order to win Victorian government projects.
Since before the operational commencement of the PPSA 2009 (Cth) in January 2012, and certainly since then, law firms have been settling their position on the many issues it raises.
China Bulletin — April 2013 download
The April 2013 issue of King & Wood Mallesons’ China Bulletin is available now.
The 2013–14 Budget contains significant changes to the Australian taxation system to address revenue shortfalls and to seek to fund spending promises.
The Hong Kong banking regulator has imposed new rules that govern how banks submit rates for HIBOR and other benchmark fixings.
The Coalition has released its workplace relations policy with a statement that the policy ‘will not re-introduce Australian workplace agreements, nor will it weaken safety nets or cause any Australian worker to go backwards’.
Recently, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Resource Capital Fund III LP v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 363 (RCF).
Australia’s federal government has released for consultation exposure draft legislation that proposes to introduce tax loss incentives for designated infrastructure projects.
The High Court has adopted a broad interpretation of what constitutes a ‘contravention’ of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) or a company constitution.
On 19 April 2013, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its judgment in Eopply New Energy Technology Co Ltd v EP Solar Pty Ltd  FCA 356.