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Finance News
Finance News
24 October 2018
Streamlining the complaints process for the financial sector – introducing the AFCA
Finance News
17 October 2017
Mortgage self help: just because you can, doesn't mean you should
Finance News
03 August 2017
Mortgage Recovery Actions – now and then
Finance News
09 June 2017
Crowd-Sourced Funding receives Royal Assent
Finance News
15 May 2017
When is the date for fixing assets? A case study arising from Forge
Finance News
09 February 2017
PPSA - When we say ACN, we mean ACN!
Finance News
20 December 2016
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) and committees of inspection
Finance News
14 October 2016
Assignment of security interests and vesting under the Corporations Act and PPSA
Finance News
21 September 2016
Assignments: Pass or fail?
Finance News
20 July 2016
Electronic conveyancing has been in effect in a number of east-coast jurisdictions for some time. From 1 August 2016, Western Australia commences its transition into electronic dealings with land. This edition of Finance News serves as a reminder to the upcoming changes – especially for ADIs.
Finance News
21 June 2016
Refinancing through restructuring
Finance News
18 May 2016
Small business and unfair contracts: Amendments to ACL and ASIC Act
Finance News
17 March 2016
Prospective foreign purchasers of Australian land may appear to be attractive clients for Australian financiers
Finance News
01 October 2015
Guarantors – when they’re not under a “special disability” – a word of caution for banks and lawyers
Finance News
18 August 2015
SMSF borrowing – friend or foe?
Finance News
11 August 2015
Moving with the times: ASIC releases new guidelines on disclosure for financial services
Finance News
09 June 2015
The Dalesun Holdings Appeal: The danger of extinguishment of contingent claims
Finance News
12 May 2015
Crowd-sourced equity funding
Finance News
14 April 2015
Griffin Energy Group Pty Limited v ICICI Bank Limited [2015] NSWCA 29: A call for uniform public holidays?
Finance News
17 March 2015
Landmark victory for ASIC: The Cash Store decision
Finance News
20 February 2015
Lavin v Toppi: is co-contribution from your co-surety a sure thing?
Finance News
09 December 2014
National electronic conveyancing: Western Australian developments
Finance News
14 November 2014
The Cash Store decision: A timely reminder that you need to assess a customer’s needs before you lend them money
Finance News
16 October 2014
Virtual currencies – ATO guidelines for bitcoin
Finance News
16 September 2014
Court takes business-like approach to deed of priority
Finance News
12 June 2014
Baseless financing statements and their registration on the PPSR
Finance News
13 May 2014
PPS leases – cutting the red tape
Finance News
15 April 2014
Virtual currencies – legal realities
Finance News
20 March 2014
Fresh advances and subsequent mortgages – lenders beware
Finance News
18 February 2014
The importance of International Financial Institutions in emerging market project finance
Finance News
05 December 2013
Beware of the suspension clause – a possible new defence to the guarantee
Finance News
01 October 2013
Hardship applications
Finance News
05 September 2013
What’s in a name: can an unnamed principal enforce a guarantee provided to its agent?
Finance News
07 August 2013
ASIC proposes changes to record-keeping obligations of AFS licensees
Finance News
13 June 2013
Do transitional security interests found an arguable case for a caveat? We shall 138C!
Finance News
16 May 2013
Financing issues with modular construction
Finance News
22 April 2013
Can a mother apply the wife’s special equity?
Finance News
19 March 2013
Enhancing the National Credit Code
Finance News
13 September 2012
The High Court finds that exception fees can constitute a penalty
Finance News
02 February 2012
Latest Supreme Court of WA decision on unconscionable conduct: Choice Constructions Pty Ltd v Janceski [No 3] [2011] WASC 358
Finance News
05 December 2011
Consumer credit reform – the new ‘Key Facts Sheet’
Finance News
01 November 2011
The Personal Property Securities Act – what it means for the property sector
Finance News
14 October 2011
Registered post and ‘return to sender’ – when is a default notice actually served?
Finance News
17 August 2011
Financial Ombudsman Service – friend or foe?
Finance News
18 July 2011
Lenders beware when releasing property
Finance News
17 June 2011
Dealing with surplus proceeds
Finance News
13 June 2011
The dangers of lurking in the shadows: shadow director's liability for insolvent trading debts – Part II
Finance News
07 May 2011
New updated regulatory guidance on responsible lending obligations (RG 209)
Finance News
04 March 2011
New regulatory guidance on internal dispute resolution (IDR)
Finance News
04 February 2011
Second mortgages – what you should know and do
Finance News
03 December 2010
Early termination fees for residential loans: Unconscionable fees and unfair contract terms
Finance News
05 November 2010
Can a lender rely on silence as being misleading?
Finance News
01 October 2010
Octaviar – the uncertainty is finally laid to rest
Finance News
06 September 2010
Relying on a default of 'material adverse change'
Finance News
06 August 2010
Some reassurance for lenders
Finance News
30 July 2010
The implications of undertakings entered into by legal advisors to protect confidential information
Finance News
05 July 2010
Priorities in relation to ATO garnishee notices
Finance News
04 June 2010
The National Consumer Credit Protection reforms
Finance News
07 May 2010
The National Consumer Credit Protection reforms - responsible lending conduct
Finance News
09 April 2010
The National Consumer Credit Protection reform - proposed regulatory framework for lenders who have carried over instruments in force when the National Credit Act commences
Finance News
05 March 2010
The National Consumer Credit Protection reform package – licensing
Finance News
05 February 2010
National Consumer Credit Protection Reform - February 2010
Finance News
18 January 2010
National Consumer Credit Protection Reform - January 2010
Finance News
04 December 2009
Mortgagee and Receiver/Manager Sales – obligations with respect to smoke alarms and residual current devices
Finance News
06 November 2009
The National Consumer Credit Protection reform package
Finance News
04 September 2009
Fraudulent mortgage - a win for lenders but lessons to be learned...
Finance News
12 February 2009
Are death and tax a certainty?