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Crowd sourced equity funding – coming soon to Australia?

Crowd sourced equity funding, or CSEF, means allowing companies to raise comparatively small amounts of equity funding from a spread of investors, usually using an online platform. Currently this isn’t easy for start-up or entrepreneurs in Australia, but it looks like the government is moving towards reform to make it possible.  A press release a […]

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PPSA in Australia: the Year 3 review

It is now 3 years since the Personal Property Securities Act came into full force on 30 January 2012. The PPSA reformed the law of taking security over almost all kinds of property except land.  For some secured lenders, things ultimately became much simpler: a single register replacing multiple different State-based, grantor-based or property-based registers. […]