A case in Victoria might determine if the US "fraud on the market" principle is part of Australian law, which could raise the risk of securities class actions for listed companies, as Patricia Paton and Stuart Byrne explain.
18 Sep 2014
ASIC's recently-announced review into broker dark pools comes as investigations by market regulators into the operations of dark pool trading venues gain momentum worldwide, say Geoff Hoffman and Alexandra McCaughan.
21 Aug 2014
CAMAC's proposal for crowd-sourcing in Australia may be the most important capital raising measure for small companies since the 1984 advent (and 1992 demise) of ASX's second board, say Geoff Hoffman and Hugh Brolsma.
12 Jun 2014
Crowd sourced equity funding is attracting a lot of interest, but what are the legal requirements? Geoff Hoffman and Hugh Brolsma set out the current state of play, here and overseas.
03 Apr 2014
Changes in the law to facilitate easier retail debt fundraising took a step forward this morning, when the Government introduced its Simple Corporate Bond legislation into Parliament.
20 Mar 2013