Gordon R Walker
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 latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate governance for Australian energy and resources companies” – John Chandler and Jared Clements; “Assessing the effectiveness of ASIC’s accountability framework” – Diana Nestorovska; and “Termination payments under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – Some issues” – John Sartori. This issue also includes the following sections: Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Professor Jean Jacques du Plessis: “Shareholder primacy and other stakeholder interests”; and Overseas Notes: New Zealand: “Equity crowdfunding in Australia” – Gordon Walker, Alma Pekmezovic and Annabelle Walker.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following content: “Can an Australian company use a dispute resolution clause in its constitution to bar shareholder class actions?” – James Emmerig; “Public interest litigation under s 50 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth): The case for amendment” – Tony Johnson; “Banning, disqualification and licensing powers: ACCC, APRA, ASIC and the ATO – Regulatory overlap, penalty privilege and law reform” – Tom Middleton; and the following sections: Corporate Insolvency: “Recovery from Ponzi scheme investors: New Zealand’s Fisk v McIntosh  NZHC 1403” – Trish Keeper; and Overseas Notes: New Zealand: “New Zealand rejects peak indebtedness” – Barry Allan.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Materiality in corporate continuous disclosure: Historical uncertainty, current challenges and future opportunities” – Danielle McFarlane; “Pollution on the PPSR – and what to do about it” – Nicholas Mirzai; and “Revisiting the direct liability of parent entities following Chandler v Cape plc” – Ryan J Turner. There is also and Overseas Note about equity crowd funding in New Zealand.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “From “if not, why not?” to “if not, NOT!” – Regulatory reform of the debenture sector” – Eve Brown; “A securities market operator’s use of the “please explain” price query and its impact on compliance” – Larelle Chapple, Thu Phuong Truong and Michelle Welsh; and “Raising levels of awareness of rights and obligations in the provision of financial product advice to retail clients” – Stephen Corones and Kym Irving. Also in this Part are two Overseas Notes, one about New Zealand and the other about Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
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 October 2011 Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal has articles on continuous disclosure in Australia and the obligations and liabilities of the key players in managed investment schemes in the context of the Trio Capital/Astarra fraud investigation. This Part also includes a Corporate Finance section discussing mining joint ventures and securitisation of residential mortgage-backed securities. Finally the Note from New Zealand focuses on a new financial markets law.