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Glasgow shines a spotlight on tackling climate change
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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recently concluded its 26th Conference of Parties to the Paris Agreement (COP26) in Glasgow, which placed a major spotlight on

Key issues and trends in Australian class actions

Class actions are an established and important part of the Australian legal landscape. Over the course of the past decade, Australia has become the most likely jurisdiction outside of the United States

Overview of trends
Class action litigation in Australia continues to be active and highly complex. Over the past 10 to 15 years, class actions have become an increasingly entrenched and accepted aspect of commercial life for organisations conducting business in

Good news on the required disclosure front

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The long-awaited Portfolio Holdings Disclosure (PHD) regulations were made on 11 November 2021, which will give superannuation trustees certainty about the manner in which portfolio holdings information needs to be

In brief

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The Director Identification Number (DIN) initiative under part 9.1A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) has commenced operation through the Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS). Unless exempt, directors need to apply for a DIN within