Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rosemary Langford to the Editorial Board of the Company & Securities Law Journal. Dr Langford will provide regular commentary for a new Directors’ Duties Section. Rosemary Teele Langford teaches with the faculty of law at Monash University and also with Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. ...more
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 June 2013 Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “ASIC’s regulatory powers – interception and search warrants, credit and financial services licences and banning orders, financial advisers and superannuation: Problems and suggested reforms” – Tom Middleton; “Systemic risk after the global financial crisis: Covered bonds and retail contracts for difference” – Nan Seuffert; and “Reform of the financial advice industries in Australia and the United States” – Daniel Mendoza-Jones. There is also a section note on Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance.
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.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal publishes the following material: “Damages for negligent valuation of mortgage securities: A finance theory perspective” – David Johnstone and Ben Curtin; “The duty to auction: Real or imagined?” – Andrew Lumsden and Saul Fridman; “The life and times of the Financial Reporting Panel” – Jeffrey Knapp and Stephanie Kemp; Corporate Insolvency: Comment on Consultation Paper 180: ASIC’s power to wind up abandoned companies – Helen Anderson; and Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance: The conundrum thrown up by the Bell Group decision in the Western Australian Court of Appeal: To whom do directors owe their duties? – Robert Baxt.
The May 2011 Issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes articles on the whether or not litigation funders add value to corporate governance in Australia and how private equity deals have been subject to increased academic, professional and policy interest. This Part also includes a note about Directors’ duties and corporate governance as well as an Overseas Note from New Zealand.