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Proprietary companies win in equity crowdfunding bill
The Federal Government has announced its plan to extend crowdsourced equity funding (CSF) to proprietary companies.
Australia
15 May 2017
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Directors safe-harbour provisions about to set sail
The reforms, known as 'safe-harbour' provisions propose changes to directors' personal liability for insolvent trading.
Australia
5 Apr 2017
4
Market-based causation in Australian law - a basis for recovery by investors
This recent decision of market-based causation is likely to be of significance to company directors and investors alike.
Australia
10 Jul 2015
5
Proposed insolvent trading safe harbour – a new life raft for companies struggling to stay afloat?
The Alert briefly explains the proposed changes and examines the potential utility of the safe harbour by directors.
Australia
7 Jul 2015
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No liability for management committee members for insolvent trading in Queensland
Despite this decision in Robson, members of management committees should take care in the exercise of their roles.
Australia
1 May 2015
7
Dividend payments – not just at the discretion of the board of directors
This NSW decision affirmed the right of a shareholder to receive a dividend where the company's constitution was amended.
Australia
23 Feb 2015
8
Red tape reform – amendments to the Corporations Act – but will it help?
There are only two substantial changes, so companies not affected by these provisions will wonder about any benefit.
Australia
 
30 Oct 2014
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Tesco - Food for thought for directors of Australian companies
This alert considers potential consequences for Australian directors if they discover such an overstatement of income.
Australia
8 Oct 2014
10
Getting ready for 30 June - ASIC’s top three areas of concern for 2014 financial reports
The article outlines the three main areas of ASIC's focus of concern for 2014 financial reports and how to address them.
Australia
27 Jun 2014
11
Seven corporate governance lessons from David Jones
The article set out key lessons for companies, directors, market participants and investors about corporate governance.
Australia
5 Mar 2014
13
Directors’ Liability: Accessorial liability under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
Company directors and others who run businesses must ensure they personally avoid becoming involved in contraventions.
Australia
31 Mar 2013
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13 tips for company directors to comply with ASX's new continuous disclosure rules
The article outlines top tips for company directors to ensure compliance with new Listing Rules and Guidance Note 8.
Australia
21 Mar 2013
15
Proposed Corporations Act amendments to improve trading of retail corporate bonds
The article outlines key elements of the proposed amendments and their effect on the current corporate governance laws.
Australia
23 Jan 2013
16
The top 10 things directors need to know about ASX’s proposed continuous disclosure guidance note
This article outlines the top 10 things directors need to know about ASX's proposed continuous disclosure guidance note.
Australia
28 Oct 2012
17
High Court clears Fortescue Metals and Andrew Forrest of Corporations Act breaches
The judgment in ASIC's joint action against Fortescue Metals and Andrew Forrest was handed down by the High Court.
Australia
8 Oct 2012
18
Company directors liable for tax and superannuation liabilities - 11 Jul 2012
The Government has passed legislation to make company directors personally liable for unpaid super contributions.
Australia
 
13 Jul 2012
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Changes to insolvency regulation: ASIC charged with clipping the phoenix's wings
'Phoenix activities' occur where directors transfer all of the assets of a distressed company into a new company.
Australia
 
26 Jun 2012
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Federal Government proposes changes to directors' liability regulations - 24 Feb 2012
The Government has released the first exposure draft of the Personal Liability for Corporate Fault Reform Bill 2012.
Australia
 
25 Feb 2012
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