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Sunday, 27 August 2017
Aug/Sep 2017

Why human judgement is needed for 'smart contracts' to be really smart

Scott Farrell, partner at King & Wood Mallesons, shares his views on ‘smart contracts’ in capital markets.

Monday, 03 September 2018
Aug/Sep 2018

Fixed income for the mainstream

The third Fixed Income Beyond the Institutional Sector Summit, hosted by KangaNews and National Australia Bank (NAB), took place in Sydney on 2 August. This unique conference attracted another record number of delegates in 2018, as NAB continues to champion the importance of fixed income to the noninstitutional investor base.

Thursday, 05 July 2018
Jun/Jul 2018

Asia delivers scale

Pricing became challenging for Australian issuers in the Asian-targeted US dollar Reg S market later in the first half of 2018, after a flurry of corporate transactions over the preceding 12 months. But market participants in Asia insist the regional liquidity pool will increasingly challenge old favourites like US private placements (USPPs) and domestic issuance for Australian-origin flow.

Thursday, 19 April 2018
Apr/May Supplement 2018

ADB and regional development in Asia

One of the highest-profile international guests at the KangaNews DCM Summit was Pierre van Peteghem, treasurer at Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila. In conversation with Richard Mazzochi, partner at King & Wood Mallesons in Hong Kong, van Peteghem shared insights into ADB’s wider role in sustainable development and how growth in the Asia-Pacific region is changing the supranational’s mandate.

Monday, 04 December 2017

KangaNews Awards 2017: winners announced

KangaNews is proud to present the winners of the institutional and deal categories in the KangaNews Awards 2017. After an extensive voting and verification process, KangaNews can confidently say its results reflect a true market view on the outstanding performers of 2017 in the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.

Sunday, 01 October 2017
Oct/Nov 2017

Corporate Australia makes hay

The KangaNews-Westpac Corporate Debt Summit returned to Sydney on 13 September, against arguably the most positive backdrop for Australian corporate bond issuance in at least half a decade. Now in its seventh annual iteration, the conference drew a record crowd for the fourth consecutive year.

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