Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “Are Directors’ Going Concern Financial Statement Note Disclosures Informative? Evidence from Voluntary Administrations” – James Routledge; “Smooth Sailing for Directors: Using the Safe Harbour to Restructure Insolvent Companies in Australia” – Timothy Bost; and the following sections: Editorial – Dr David Morrison; Recent Developments: “Lost Commas: Clarifying the Doctrine of the Last Antecedent – Finding a Better Way” – Patrick Quirk; and Report from New Zealand: “COVID-19 Response in New Zealand” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “The Mandatory Repair Scheme for Motor Vehicles 2019: Australia’s First Response to the International Right to Repair Movement?” – Leanne Wiseman, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lucas Davey; “Working for the Brand: The Regulation of Employment in Franchise Systems in Australia” – Tess Hardy; “Fair Work Bargaining for Police: A Proposal for Reform” – Giuseppe Carabetta; and “Are the “Efficiently, Honestly and Fairly” and Unconscionable Conduct Civil Penalty Provisions Equally as Effective in Combating Unfair Practices By Licensees?” – Jessica Zarkovic. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial by Michael Terceiro; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Natural Meaning Equals Natural Monopoly: New Declaration Criteria for Access to Services under the Competition and Consumer Act” – Michael Gvozdenovic; and Company Law and Securities: “ASIC v King – The High Court Clarifies Who Is an “Officer” of a Corporation” – Jennifer Chambers, Michael Legg and Lindsay Stankovic.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Market-based Causation after TPT Patrol Pty Ltd v Myer Holdings Ltd” – Corey Byrne and Michael Legg; “Delegation by Superannuation Fund Trustees” – M Scott Donald; and “Competition and Efficiency at the Mercy of Equality: Balancing the Equal Opportunity Principle and Maintaining a Competitive and Efficient Market” – Vanessa Murphy. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Book Review: “A Case for Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties in Common Law Asia” by Ernest Lim – reviewed by Associate Professor Rosemary Teele Langford; Directors’ Duties: “Cassimatis v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  FCAFC 52 – “Dystopian Accessorial Liability” or The End of “Stepping Stones” as We Know It?” – Rosemary Teele Langford; and New Zealand and South Pacific: “Supporting SME Fundraising in Fiji” – Gordon Walker.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Directors’ Voting Recommendations in Schemes: Navigating the New Landscape” – Alberto Colla; “Sport Australia’s Governance Principles for National Sporting Organisations: The Triumph of Managerialism over Accountability and Representation in Australian Sport” – Lloyd Freeburn; and “Social Licence to Operate and Directors’ Duties: Is There a Need for Change?” – Rosemary Teele Langford. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Book Review: “Company Directors’ Duties and Conflicts of Interest” by Rosemary Teele Langford – reviewed by JH Farrar; Corporate Finance: “Case Note: Re O’Keeffe Heneghan Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 2)  NSWSC 1958” – Ganesh Jegatheesan; and “Widely-held Proprietary Companies: Opportunities and Challenges for Australian Craft Brewers” – Matt Vitale.
Over 40 million people are living and working as slaves in the world today. It is a staggering figure. It is outrageous! In the current issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal (C&SLJ), Vol 37 No 2, Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling argue that globalisation has spurred the growth of modern slavery (including servitude, ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes the following articles: “Where Are All the Women in Tax?” – Ann O’Connell; “Laws to Protect Tax Whistleblowing in Australia: What Does This Mean for Taxpayers and the Taxation Profession?” – John McLaren; and “The Design Elements of Flow-Through Taxation” – Alex Evans. There is also an Editorial; and a Book Review: “Back to the Future: Double Taxation and the League of Nations” by Sunita Jogarajan – Reviewed by Gareth Redenbach.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Piercing the Corporate Veil to Reach the Money for Employees: Why, How and Where to Next?” – Helen Anderson; “A Legal Identity for Mutuals – Distinguishing between Profit and Purpose” – Ann Apps; and “Country-by-Country Tax Reporting: A Critical Analysis of Enhanced Regulatory Requirements for Multinational Corporations” – Adrian Sawyer and Kerrie Sadiq. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; and Directors’ Duties: “Does s 191 of the Corporations Act Include Conflicting Duties?” – Rosemary Teele Langford and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Imposing Fiduciary Duties on Credit Rating Agencies Towards Investors” – Meena Hanna; “Whistleblowing and Corporate Governance: Regulating to Reap the Governance Benefits of ‘Institutionalised’ Whistleblowing” – Sulette Lombard and Vivienne Brand; and “From Damages to Disgorgement: Civil Remedies for Insider Trading in Australia” – Mark Watts. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Vale: “Bob Baxt” – Rosemary Langford; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative: “Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Flugge: Section 180 Strikes Again” – Tim Bednall; Corporate Finance: “Refinancing Purchase Money Security Interests: A Note on Allied Distribution Finance Pty Ltd v Samwise Holdings Pty Ltd” – Anthony Duggan; Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia: “Confucian Teaching as an Ethical Compass in Business” – Charles KN Lam and Professor SH Goo; Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: “An Analysis of the Business Objectives of the Largest Listed Companies in Australia, The United Kingdom and the United States” – Ian Ramsay and Belinda Sandonato; and New Zealand: “Crowd-Sourced Funding, Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings in Australia and New Zealand” – Dr Gordon Walker.
[Editor’s Note: Since publication of this article, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Act 2017 (Cth) has been given Crown assent, making it Commonwealth Act No 17 of 2017.] The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2016 (Cth), which is currently before the Commonwealth Senate, plans to amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to deal with an increase in crowd-sourced capital-raising activities by companies ...more
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.