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US Capital Markets in Australia

Our US capital markets team in Sydney advises Australian and New Zealand issuers on US capital markets transactions ranging from the establishment of American Depositary Receipt programs to offers of debt and equity transactions in the private placement, Rule 144A and SEC-registered public markets. We also advise on other matters governed by US law.

We offer a unique "one-stop shop" capability of delivering both US and Australian law advice under one roof in Australia.This enables us to advise Australian issuers seeking to access the US debt and equity markets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner than hiring separate Australian and US law firms.

Contrary to popular belief, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) covers not only foreign public officials, but also companies paying bribes for violations of the FCPA’s accounting provisions. We provide an overview of these provisions to help you strengthen your compliance programs and prioritize bookkeeping accuracy.
The 15th Edition of the SCM Briefing provides an update on key legal and regulatory developments affecting structured capital markets transactions, including the latest decisions from the European Central Bank affecting the eligibility of asset-backed securities as collateral, and contains a feature focusing on where we are in developing a definition of “high quality securitisation".
The German legislator is concerned about the speed and complexity of high-frequency trading (“HFT”) in securities as well as the inherent risks in such activity. To combat these risks the HFT Act was adopted by the German Bundestag. Our Client Alert provides an overview on the key elements of the proposed HFT Act.
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