The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Duties of Efficiency, Honesty and Fairness Post-Westpac: A New Beginning for Financial Services Licensees and the Courts?” – Joshua Anderson; and “Climate Risk Disclosure: Tracking the Uptake of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations in the Australian Market” – Cary Di Lernia. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: “2020 Vision: Current Reflections and Stakeholder Governance in a Post-Covid-19 World” – Jean du Plessis and Andrea Anastasi; and Corporate Finance: “Capital Raising by Companies During the COVID-19 Crisis: An Analysis of Recent ASX Reforms” – Lloyd Freeburn and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Directors’ Duties to Respect Human Rights in Offshore Operations and Supply Chains: An Emerging Paradigm” – Riana Cermak; and “Consumer Protection and Life Insurance Claims” – Andrew J Serpell. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial by Paul Ali; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Harmful Phoenix Activity and Disqualification from Managing Corporations: An Unenforceable Regime?” – Jasper Hedges, Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; and New Zealand – Gordon R Walker: “McIntosh v Fisk  NZSC 78: New Zealand’s Largest Ponzi Scheme and the Liquidator’s Clawback Powers: The Supreme Court Decision” – Trish Keeper.
The last issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal for 2011 includes articles on personal liability for corporate disclosure problems and the truth about limited liability with relation to equity investors in a unit trust. There is also a Corporate insolvency section discussing shadow directors and Buzzle v Apple, and a Corporate finance section discussing mining joint ventures and the legal infrastructure of sukuk structures.
By Gill North. The strategies and priorities of the corporate disclosure regulators in Australia are not entirely clear. This article calls for a bold and effective regulatory framework in order to achieve the policy goals of market fairness and economic efficiency.