On 4 August 2015, the Treasury of the Australian Government released a consultation paper, facilitating crowd-sourced equity funding and reducing compliance costs (Consultation Paper). This follows the previous discussion...more
In the 2014 Budget, the Federal Government announced that it would introduce Exploration Development Incentive (EDI) tax credits to encourage and stimulate growth in the junior mining industry. This is a simpler approach to...more
Does it Pave the Way to Bridge the Capital Gap for Start-Ups and Small Scale Enterprises in Australia?
The Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) released its report on crowd sourced equity funding (CSEF)...more
From 14 April 2014, the Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) will introduce changes to timetables for rights issues, dividend and distribution reinvestment plans and other corporate actions.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released a consultation paper, seeking feedback on proposed reforms to its class order relief and guidance for employee incentive schemes. An updated version of...more
In August last year, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council (Council) undertook a review of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Recommendations) in response to the corporate...more
The Government has Passed the Charities Act – Finally a Statutory Definition of Charity -
Following public consultation in 2011 and earlier this year, the Federal Government passed the Charities Act 2013 (Act) and...more
On 21 June 2013, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released four new Regulatory Guides, which update and consolidate the bulk of its guidance about takeovers. The new Regulatory Guides cover...more
- Continuous disclosure is one of the key elements of ensuring market integrity. With the recent amendments to the Listing Rules and the introduction by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) of a new...more