LAURA KEILY | Barrister | Thought Leadership
Laura Keily is a barrister and a bold advocate who advises on the full gamut of business disputes in Australia.
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On 12 April 2011, ASIC released a draft Regulatory Guide (RG) entitled ‘Prospectus Disclosure: improving disclosure for retail investors’. The RG includes further guidelines on prospectus content and presentation. The draft RG is heavy on new disclosure requirements. In particular, it suggests that issuers should include...

ION Ltd, in the matter of ION Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) [2010] FCA 1119, Federal Court of Australia, Dodds-Streeton J, 15 October 2010 (a) Summary Following ION Limited (ION) and its subsidiaries being placed into administration, the deed administrators invited proofs of debt or...

Permanent Custodians Ltd v AGB Developments Pty Ltd [2010] NSWSC 540, New South Wales Supreme Court, Davies J, 1 June 2010 (a) Summary Craig Kirrin Gore (the Second Defendant) and John Edward Atkinson (the Third Defendant) were guarantors of a debt owed by AGB Developments Pty Ltd...

Westpac Banking Corporation v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2009] FCA 1506, Federal Court of Australia, Rares J, 15 December 2009 (a) Summary Westpac Banking Corporation (Applicant) sought a declaration from the court that its conduct in substituting an existing debit card (Handycard) held by certain Westpac...

Chew v Amanatidis [2009] SASC 334, Supreme Court of South Australia (Full Court), Gray, White and Kelly JJ, 3 November 2009 (a) Summary This case concerned two matters: (1) the relevant factors required to establish a claim in negligent misstatement; and (2) whether the trial judge's findings...