Current Developments – Legal and Administrative
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons for Australia” – Adefolake Adeyeye; “Company Disclosure of Climate-Related Reputation Risks” – Andrew Belyea-Tate; “Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: Towards Meaningful Compliance” – Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling; and “A Critical Analysis of the Rationales and Continuing Merit of the Unfair Preference and Uncommercial Transaction Provisions in Pt 5.7B of the Corporations Act 2001” – William John Potts.
This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Takeovers and Public Securities: “Class Divide: Different Forms of Scheme Consideration” – Oren Bigos and James Claridge; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative: “Funding of Class Actions in Australia: Proposed Reforms” – Damian Grave, Gregg Rowan and Maura McIntosh; Directors’ Duties: “The Reach of Constitutional Conflicts Provisions: How do Companies Contract out of the General Law 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.
The August 2013 Part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Directors’ fiduciary duties and oppression in closely-held corporations” – Ryan J Turner; “A year with the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth): The Personal Property Securities Register, amendment demands and judicial proceedings” – Nicholas Mirzai; and “Equitable remedies for participation in a breach of directors’ fiduciary duties: The mega-litigation in Bell v Westpac” – Dan Butler. Also included are the following sections: Current Developments: Legal and Administrative, Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance, Takeovers and Public Securities,
The latest Part of C&SLJ includes the following material: “Directors’ duties to creditors: Walker v Wimborne revisited” – Rebecca Maslen-Stannage; “Crowd funding: Regulating the new phenomenon” – Terence W Wong; Takeovers and Public Securities: “The rise of contingent value rights in Australian M&A transactions” – Alex Brown and Sarah Duerdoth; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative: “The Co-operatives National Law: A new opportunity for co-operative social enterprise in Australia? Part II” – Daniel Wiseman; and Overseas Notes (HK, Singapore and Malaysia): “Regulating insider dealing in Hong Kong: Challenges and the road ahead for enforcement and prosecution” – Charles KN Lam and SH Goo.
The latest Part of C&SLJ publishes the following material: “The High Court and the c-suite: Implications of Shafron for company executives below board level” – Tim Bednall and Victoria Ngomba; Securities Industry and Managed Investments; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative; Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance; Overseas Notes – New Zealand; and Overseas Notes – Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.