The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “‘Truth in Takeovers’ for Substantial Holders” – Emma Armson; “An Empirical Analysis of Intangible Asset Reporting Practices by Large Australian Listed Entities” – Professor Tony Ciro and Dr Bulend Terzioglu; and “An Analysis of the Enforcement of the Statutory Duty of Care by ASIC” – Ian M Ramsay and Benjamin B Saunders. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “High Tide for Deeds of Company Arrangement? A Critical Review and Comment on Mighty River International Ltd v Hughes (2018) 92 ALJR 822;  HCA 38” – Christopher Chiam; and Corporate Finance – Matthew Broderick: “Set-Off and the PPSA Revisited” – Anthony Duggan.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Speed in Decision-making: An Assessment of the Australian Takeovers Panel” – Emma Armson; “Dick Smith Inventories: The Evidence of Accounting Irregularities” – Jeffrey Knapp and Per Tronnes; Shareholders’ Remedies: “Clarification Regarding Past Oppression – Exton v Extons Pty Ltd” – Dr Elizabeth Boros; Takeovers and Public Securities: “Statements Of Intention In Takeovers – ASIC Reconsidering The Policy Settings?” – Hal Lloyd.
The latest Part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “When will derivative liability enhance corporate regulatory compliance?” – Daniella Spencer-Laitt; and “Unlisted and unrated debentures – the end, or a new beginning?” – Terence W Wong. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company Law; Securities Industry and Managed Investments; and Shareholders Remedies.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes three interesting articles. The first is by Emma Armson and examines the takeover policy considerations arising where a rights issue involves a high ratio of shares being issued compared to the number of existing shares. The second comes from James Paterson and outlines the parties to whom the AFL Ltd’s board of commissioners owe legal obligations under equitable, fiduciary and statutory directors’ duties, and considers those duties in light of the AFL Ltd’s objectives stated in its constituent documents. The final article is by Helen Wei Hu and On Kit Tam and aims to explore whether the recently developed independent director systems in China and India could be characterised as convergent or divergent.