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Sparke Helmore makes the Grand Final of Touch of Colour charity day

06-12-17 | They didn't quite come away with the win, but Sparke Helmore Lawyers' touch footy team played seven incredible games at the Touch of Colour charity day last week, taking out second place in a hard fought, one-nil Grand Final to charity hosts KidsXpress.

New partner joins Sparke Helmore's Corporate & Commercial Group in Sydney

01-12-17 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers welcomes Partner Peter Charteris to its Sydney Corporate & Commercial Group today.

Commonwealth Government announces Royal Commission into misconduct of financial services providers

30-11-17 | The Turnbull Government announced today that it will establish a Royal Commission into the alleged misconduct of financial services entities such as Australian Deposit-taking Institutions (banks, credit unions and building societies), insurers (life, general and reinsurance), Australian Financial Services Licensees and authorised representatives, and superannuation funds (excluding self-managed superannuation funds).

A million reasons why the client's best interests are in your best interests

30-11-17 | The Future of Financial Advice reforms and various modifications progressively came into effect between 2013 and 2016, to improve the trust and confidence of Australian retail investors in the financial services sector while ensuring availability, accessibility and affordability of high-quality financial advice.

Keep your cool—a review of the Commissions' approach to workplace aggression

30-11-17 | As the High Court prepares to examine whether employers need to protect employees from psychological damage caused by investigations into workplace assault, it is timely to examine our employment Commissions' views on when aggressive workplace behaviour justifies dismissal.

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