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Equity Capital Markets - Recent Developments
Date : 07 May 2018
Author/s : Jeff Mansfield, Tara Koh
Type : Focus Paper


Need to know:

In the second half of 2017, there were a number of key developments in the area of equity capital markets. These include:


  • the release of draft product design and distribution legislation;a warning from ASIC regarding the need to consider whether an initial coin offering is the offering of a financial product, and the release of updated Information Sheet 225, Initial coin offerings and crypto-currency;

  • a consultation paper from the Takeovers Panel on rights issues;
  • the release of a guidance report on seller-side research by ASIC; and
  • changes to the ASX Listing Rules.


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