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Fractional shares and fractional investing: getting a slice of the action

The fractional share, defined as owning ‘less than one full share of a stock or other security’,1 as a widespread term…

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ESG goes mainstream: Impact of ESG and sustainable investments on mergers and acquisitions

Background ESG factors are becoming increasingly important in M&A decision making. The Financial Times reported (based on a survey in…

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Battle of the forms – may the best shot win 

In a previous article we examined the legal concept known as a “battle of the forms”, which commonly arises where…

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Putting a price on holiday disappointment – Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd (No. 4) [2022] NSWSC 270 (14 April 2022)

The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently considered the assessment of damages for distress and disappointment when a tour…

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Just released: Compilation 8 the Franchising Code

The recent amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct (‘Code’) made by the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes – Franchising)…

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The Australian Cryptocurrency Summit: A Conversation about the Crypto Industry’s Future

Overview The crypto-asset industry in Australia is growing rapidly. The balancing of regulation while encouraging further development is key to…

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