Office Christmas parties and other work related Christmas functions are a great time for celebration.
After a six month consultation period, the ASX has now finalised the biggest changes to its admission requirements for listed entities in over a decade, which come into effect from 19 December 2016. The changes are aimed at improving the integrity of the market operated by ASX and the reputation of ASX, which means that ASX now requires higher standards from those entities seeking to list on ASX.
In January this year we reported to you on the first instance Judgment in Pantaenius Australia Pty Ltd v Watkins Syndicate 0457 at Lloyds (Nautilus Marine). The Federal Court found in favour of Pantaenius at first instance and the matter was appealed to the Full Federal Court.
In November this year, the State and Territory transport and infrastructure ministers asked the National Transport Commission (NTC) to develop guidelines for automated vehicle trials.
On 20 October 2016 we advised that the Victorian Government had introduced amendments to the Victorian Parliament that would fundamentally alter the operation of the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) regime. (Click here to read article)
On 10 November 2016 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its report of common unfair contract terms identified in a number of selected industries.