Australian Securities and Investments Commission
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Deterring corporate wrongdoing: Penalties, financial services misconduct and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Helen Bird and George Gilligan; “The adequacy of ASIC’s “tool kit” to meet its obligations under corporations and financial services legislation” – Vicky Comino; “The Australian Sports Commission’s “Governance Reform in Sport” discussion paper and voting rules in corporate constitutions” – Robert D Macdonald and Ian Ramsay. This issue also includes the following sections: Directors’ Duties – Rosemary Teele Langford: “Should the statutory business judgment rule apply to directors’ compliance decisions?” – Tim Connor.
The September 2011 issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice has three articles and four section notes on various themes in banking law, both in Australia and internationally. The articles cover such diverse topics as the regulation of the Australian banking system, an overview of the regulatory structure created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and best practice in the regulation of non-cash payment services. The sections include notes on insolvency law and management, banking law and banking practice and a report from Tokyo.