Insights

Scrutiny of Domino’s highlights how investors are moving towards zero tolerance on labour market indiscretions

Scrutiny of Domino’s highlights how investors are moving towards zero tolerance on labour market indiscretions

05.APR.2017

The recent move by First Super encouraging fund managers to look more deeply into Domino’s business model is the tip of a very large iceberg, with an ever-expanding list of investor groups set to make or break listed companies behaving well or perceived to be behaving badly.
We’ve entered a new era of ethical investing where risk management is the imperative. 
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The accounting expert witness and unsupported instructed assumptions

The accounting expert witness and unsupported instructed assumptions

27.FEB.2017

How instructed assumptions in loss and damages claims can be shown to be unreasonable and the consequences that flow on for the case.

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Strengthen your case using insights from 100 judgments on valuation issues

Strengthen your case using insights from 100 judgments on valuation issues

28.NOV.2016

PPB Advisory has completed its research project analysing over 100 court judgments on technical valuation issues to provide insights regarding how these recurring topics are treated by the courts.
 
With many of the same valuation issues coming up time and time again, understanding the relevant case law helps legal professionals prepare the strongest cases for their clients.
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Demystifying the hype: An analysis of the Inner Brisbane apartment market

Demystifying the hype: An analysis of the Inner Brisbane apartment market

21.NOV.2016

There has been mixed opinion on the outlook for the Brisbane apartment market in recent months.
While the next two years will be challenging for apartment investors and residential developments across the city, our view is that the risk of a large decline in apartment prices will be restricted to certain locations and products within the market.
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VET Fee Help Abolished

VET Fee Help Abolished

19.OCT.2016

Australian Government reforms threatening business model of large VET providers. Financiers need to immediately assess impact of material adverse change on customers.
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Northern Territory In Transition

Northern Territory In Transition

11.OCT.2016

The Northern Territory is facing unprecedented change as it transitions from a high dependence on construction and mining related activity to an export (liquified natural gas) and consumption driven economy.

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Automotive Update September 2016

Automotive Update September 2016

23.SEP.2016

August saw a strong increase in overall sales in the Australian market following a soft July result.

Further to our August Insight, Hyundai i30 sales figures fell for the second consecutive month after a record June month. The i30 has now fallen to third on the Year to Date (YTD) sales leader board.

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Automotive Update August 2016

Automotive Update August 2016

11.AUG.2016

What a difference an end of financial year sale can make. From June to July, sales fell 29% or 37,238 vehicles. A $3,000 price reinstatement on the Hyundai i30 saw sales fall 66% and subsequently from #1 to #4 in the monthly sales ranks. Potentially a sign that the sharp June sales increase was driven by more cyber vehicles than originally reported through anonymous dealers by the media.
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