• ASIC targeting misleading ads, credit providers beware - ASIC's consultation paper on financial advertising provides regulatory guidance to help credit providers comply with their advertising obligations. Steven Klimt talks about some recent examples of financial advertising that have been targeted by ASIC and provides some helpful compliance hints.
  • Australian covered bonds coming soon - Partner Andrew Jinks talks to BRR Media about what the introduction of covered bonds will mean for securitisation.
  • Business waits for domestic arbitration reform - Doug Jones talks to BRR Media about the latest in reforms to Australia's arbitration laws.
  • Buyback changes won't dampen appeal - The tax treatment of share buybacks could be about to change. Mark Friezer explains the potential impacts to BRR Media.
  • Clayton Utz Safety pod - In a pandemic world, the questions about workplace safety issues and concerns come thick and fast. In the Clayton Utz Safety Pod mini-series of podcasts, our work health and safety experts Hilary Searing, Shae McCartney, and the occasional outside expert, help you map out your response (and share the occasional war story along the way).
  • Copyright lost in the cloud - Timothy Webb talks to ZDNet's Twisted Wire about how the Optus TVNow copyright case could have implications for cloud computing.
  • Fast-track fix for two strikes proxy error - Legislative amendments have been fast-tracked into parliament to fix a drafting error relating to the voting of undirected proxies at AGMs, which have been keenly expected in the context of the new "two-strikes" rule on executive remuneration. Will the fix make any difference to the upcoming November AGM season? Andrew Hay examines the change and what effect it will have.
  • High Court decides Barclay adverse action case - Adverse action under the Fair Work Act is one of the most complicated day-to-day issues for employers. Dan Trindade talks to BRR Media about the long-awaited Barclay decision hot off the bench: what did the Court decide, and how will it affect your business?
  • iiNet faces High Court showdown - The iiNet copyright case is off to the High Court. Tim Webb tells BRR Media what the issues are for the High Court to consider, and how the internet industry has responded.
  • Insolvencies surge despite mining boom - We all know there's a mining boom in Western Australia, but many would be surprised to know there's also been a dramatic rise in insolvencies. Cameron Belyea talks to BRR Media about the factors driving this.
  • Insurance Industry Roundtable - Fred Hawke joins BRR Media's Insurance Industry Roundtable to discuss possible reforms to flood insurance.
  • Insurance tips for flooded businesses - Partner Fred Hawke explains the main issues for businesses when looking to make a claim for flood losses to BRR Media.
  • International bribery crackdown - Andrew Morrison from our Litigation team talks to BRR Media about the increased regulator activity in combating bribery and corruption in international business dealings.
  • Litigation lessons from the GFC - What should companies do now to get ready for litigation arising from the next financial downturn? Mark Waller shares some lessons for companies from the GFC with BRR Media.
  • Malone vs. Gane on copyright reform - Timothy Webb takes part in a discussion with ZDNet about the High Court's iiNet decision.
  • Managing sensitive announcements - Continuous disclosure in uncertain times - Some of Australia's best known listed companies and their directors have recently suffered the wrath of their shareholders and the corporate regulator for failing to properly manage and disclose their sensitive announcements to the market. Andrew Hay discusses with BRR Media where companies are going wrong.
  • Media: Rostering staff on public holidays: what you can do now - Do you have to ask your employees before rostering them on for public holidays? With Easter coming up, this is a major question for employers, following the Full Federal Court's ruling that you must. Listen to Matt Kelleher from our Workplace team explore the implications for 24/7 industries with Radio 6PR.
  • Media: Saul Harben talks to Radio 6PR about mandatory COVID-19 vaccination - As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out continues to dominate the public arena, some companies have decided to make a stand.
  • Media: Secure Jobs, Better Pay - Join Clayton Utz Partner Shae McCartney in conversation with a panel of remarkable Labour Law experts to discuss the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act and its implications. In this interview, we’ll go beyond the surface noise to find out what you need to know and what does this mean for your business.
  • Media: Shoring up Australia's food security - With an increasing population placing more demand on the agriculture sector, food security is a growing issue around the world. Senior Associate Caitlin McConnel joins Warren Inwood, Managing Director of Bayer Crop Science Australian New Zealand on Bayer's Better Agriculture podcast to talk about where Australia sits on the issue, the emergence of climate change litigation and impact of climate change on food security and the opportunities for digital agriculture to help improve food security in Australia.
  • Media: The legal minefield around AI in Australia - ChatGPT and other generative AI technologies have taken off in recent months, with individuals and businesses using the technologies to create content. Simon Newcomb, Intellectual Property and Technology Partner, talks to Sean Aylmer from Fear and Greed about the wide range of legal issues businesses need to consider when it comes to ChatGPT and other AI.
  • New NTA test for CFD and FX dealers - ASIC's new financial requirements for issuers of retail OTC derivatives significantly raise the bar for them, and could push some players out of the market all together. Louise McCoach and Matthew Daley run through what the new rules are, and their likely effect on the industry, before going through the to-do list to prepare for the first 31 January 2013 deadline.
  • Preparing for carbon price disclosures - Geoff Hoffman and Brendan Bateman talk to BRR Media about how the carbon tax will affect companies' continuous disclosure obligations.
  • Price signalling - Partner Michael Corrigan explains the price signalling reforms to BRR Media.
  • Top M&A trends in 2011 and 2012 - Karen Evans-Cullen and Jonathan Algar talk about some of the key findings in our new M&A report, THE REAL DEAL 2012.
  • Two strikes rule: a top priority this AGM season - The AGM season is fast-approaching, so what should boards and senior management be thinking about? Andrew Hay tells BRR Media about the impact of the new two strikes rule and other issues affecting boards and senior management.
  • Unfair contractual terms - the new consumer defence - Randal Dennings talks to BRR Media about the changes to Australian consumer protection laws, from a series of State-based regimes to a single national consumer law and the effect they've had on organisations.


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