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21 September 2018
An overview of key issues for foreign lenders to consider when lending into Australia.
4 July 2018
The Insolvency Law Reforms amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the "Act") by creating new provisions designed to give greater certainty and flexibility to Australian businesses undergoing or entering into an insolvency process. The ultimate aims...
21 September 2017
On 1 September 2017, the remaining tranche of the Government's insolvency law reform package, the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (ILRA), took effect. The ILRA comprises the most significant developments to Australian insolvency law in 20 years.
4 April 2017
On 28 March 2017, as part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP released draft legislation designed to reform Australia's insolvency laws. The proposed reforms are...
4 March 2016
Against a backdrop of falling commodity prices, access to finance has become one of the key challenges facing many industry participants in the oil, gas and mining sectors. Solutions in the form of innovative financing structures and new sources of funding are...
8 March 2015
Whilst this has not yet occurred with benchmark rates in Australia, negative interest rate benchmarks are not unknown. The European loan market first grappled with the issue in 2011 when Swiss Franc LIBOR was reported as negative in some circumstances. Recent...
8 November 2013
It has been almost two years since the Australian Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA), and the register that it established (the PPSR), came into force. This client briefing discusses transitional security interests under the PPSA and the key considerations...