Corporations Act 2001
This Special Issue is in honour of ASIC’s 20th anniversary and combines Parts 5 and 6 of Volume 29. It contains five articles that focus on various interesting points in ASIC’s history, including a comprehensive record of ASIC’s participation in matters before the Takeovers Panel, insider trading and market misconduct, the limits of disclosure and investor education in a retail market, the regulation of managed investments and the development of Australia’s continuous disclosure regime.
The March 2011 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains notes and articles on ASIC disclosure, oppression and winding-up orders, financial advisers’ duty of care and insight into developments in mergers and takeovers law in Malaysia, among other topics.
By Stephanie Vass and Brett Watson. The Federal Court of Australia has upheld prohibitions against employees using confidential information gained in the course of their employment in Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd v Overliese. The judgment also emphasised the need for employers to be specific when creating non-competition and copyright obligations for employees under employment contracts.