The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Reconsidering the Self-regulatory Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility” – Raisa Blanco; “Corporate Social Responsibility and ‘Contemporary Community Expectations’ – Jean Jacques du Plessis; “Unreasonable Director-related Transactions: The Long Arm of the Liquidator?” – Adam Fovent; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Flipping out: Flip clauses are enforceable in the United States again!” – Jenny Buchan and Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “War on two fronts: Harmonising the public and private enforcement of Australia’s corporate disclosure laws” – Nicholas Bentley; “Managed investment schemes: Liability of directors of responsible entities where the responsible entity breaches the law” – Dr Rosemary Teele Langford. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Company Law – Robert Baxt AO: “An analysis of shareholder resolutions involving Australian listed companies from 2004 to 2013” – Hui Xian Chia and Ian Ramsay; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “ASIC, Phoenix activity and the view from the outside” – Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Jean du Plessis: “Independent director requirements in Australia and the Asian region” – Luke Nottage and Fady Aoun.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “An empirical study of Australian judicial decisions relating to insolvency practitioner remuneration” – Stacey Steele, Vivien Chen and Ian Ramsay; and “Receivers and employees: An analysis of receivership and its effects on employee contracts and entitlements” – Lewis Gentry and Christopher Symes; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “At the coalface of corporate insolvency and Phoenix activity: A Survey of ARITA and AICM Members” – Helen Anderson, Jasper Hedges, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; “Personal and corporate insolvency doing the same thing for the business end of town: why so complicated?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Insolvency practitioners in the spotlight” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Illegal phoenix activity: Quantifying its incidence and cost” – Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; “Unfair preferences: Putting an end to the peak indebtedness ‘rule’” – Stephen Russell and Sean Russell; and “The Australian Taxation Office – what role does it play in anti-phoenix activity?” – Colin Anderson, Jennifer Dickfos and Catherine Brown. It also contains and Editorial and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “The appointment of voluntary administrators, their conduct, and aspects of insolvency” – Dr David Morrison; Report from New Zealand: “Voidable transactions: recent developments” – Lynne Taylor; and a Book Review: “Cross-border Insolvency Law” – Stewart Maiden.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sunlight as the disinfectant for phoenix activity” – Helen Anderson; “Embracing Myanmar’s future: Reforming the 100-year-old Companies Act” – Dr Kath Hall, Dr Daw Than Nwe and Dr Khin Khin Oo; and “The controversy continues: The case for regulatory reform on members’ resolutions in Australia” – Ben Jacobsen and Howard Pender. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Professor Robert Baxt AO: “The possible role of shadow directors in the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd”; Takeovers and Public Securities – James Philips and Costas Condoleon: “Adjusting bid price for the value of franking credits in hostile bids”; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Labor’s policy to deal with phoenix activity affecting employees”; and Securities Industry and Managed Investments – Pamela Hanrahan: “Revisiting responsible entity directors’ liability to scheme members”.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following content: “Can an Australian company use a dispute resolution clause in its constitution to bar shareholder class actions?” – James Emmerig; “Public interest litigation under s 50 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth): The case for amendment” – Tony Johnson; “Banning, disqualification and licensing powers: ACCC, APRA, ASIC and the ATO – Regulatory overlap, penalty privilege and law reform” – Tom Middleton; and the following sections: Corporate Insolvency: “Recovery from Ponzi scheme investors: New Zealand’s Fisk v McIntosh  NZHC 1403” – Trish Keeper; and Overseas Notes: New Zealand: “New Zealand rejects peak indebtedness” – Barry Allan.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following content: “Equity crowdfunding in Australia: A regulatory balancing act” – Tim Ancev; “Commercial litigation under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth): Part I” – Matthew Broderick, Dr David Morrison and Emma Ramage; “Section 1322 as a response to the complexity of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Hui Xian Chia and Ian Ramsay; “Aspects of the law relating to contested elections of directors” – Rodd Levy; “Is a charitable donation by an insolvent company an uncommercial transaction under s 588FB of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)?” – Peter Sise; Corporate Insolvency: “The productivity commission, corporate insolvency and phoenix companies” – Helen Anderson, Ann O’Connell, Ian Ramsay, Michelle Welsh and Hannah Withers
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Balancing ethics and risk: Changes to ASX Corporate Governance Principles 3 and 7” – Josephine Coffey; “The value of board gender diversity vis-à-vis the role of the board in the modern company” – Akshaya Kamalnath; and “Costs in statutory derivative actions: The lingering ghost of Wallersteiner” – Albert Monichino QC. Also in this Part is a Shareholders’ Remedies section about the division of power between the board and the general meeting and a Corporate Insolvency section about profiling phoenix activity.
The latest Part of AT Rev includes the following articles: “The Hatter’s watch: Tax benefit in Part IVA” – Mark Brabazon SC; “The “economic benefits model” for trusts – fool’s gold?” – Alex Evans; and “The Commissioner’s power to issue creditor’s statutory demands: Implications for corporate rescue post insolvency” – Sylvia Villios. There is also an editorial and a review of the book “Sham Transactions” edited by Edwin Simpson and Miranda Stewart.
The first Part of Volume 21 of the Insolvency Law Journal includes three interesting articles on different aspects of insolvency law. The first is by Amanda-Jayne Bull, who argues that distinctions remain relevant with regard to receivership and the PPSA. The second article comes from Brad Strahorn and looks at the nature of corporate insolvency practitioner liens. The final article is by Mark Wellard and analyses the inconsistent approaches taken by courts when interpreting provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) which address debts or expenses “incurred” by receivers, administrators and liquidators. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.