The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Reconsidering the Self-regulatory Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility” – Raisa Blanco; “Corporate Social Responsibility and ‘Contemporary Community Expectations’ – Jean Jacques du Plessis; “Unreasonable Director-related Transactions: The Long Arm of the Liquidator?” – Adam Fovent; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Flipping out: Flip clauses are enforceable in the United States again!” – Jenny Buchan and Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “War on two fronts: Harmonising the public and private enforcement of Australia’s corporate disclosure laws” – Nicholas Bentley; “Managed investment schemes: Liability of directors of responsible entities where the responsible entity breaches the law” – Dr Rosemary Teele Langford. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Company Law – Robert Baxt AO: “An analysis of shareholder resolutions involving Australian listed companies from 2004 to 2013” – Hui Xian Chia and Ian Ramsay; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “ASIC, Phoenix activity and the view from the outside” – Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Jean du Plessis: “Independent director requirements in Australia and the Asian region” – Luke Nottage and Fady Aoun.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “An empirical study of Australian judicial decisions relating to insolvency practitioner remuneration” – Stacey Steele, Vivien Chen and Ian Ramsay; and “Receivers and employees: An analysis of receivership and its effects on employee contracts and entitlements” – Lewis Gentry and Christopher Symes; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “At the coalface of corporate insolvency and Phoenix activity: A Survey of ARITA and AICM Members” – Helen Anderson, Jasper Hedges, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; “Personal and corporate insolvency doing the same thing for the business end of town: why so complicated?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Insolvency practitioners in the spotlight” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Illegal phoenix activity: Quantifying its incidence and cost” – Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; “Unfair preferences: Putting an end to the peak indebtedness ‘rule’” – Stephen Russell and Sean Russell; and “The Australian Taxation Office – what role does it play in anti-phoenix activity?” – Colin Anderson, Jennifer Dickfos and Catherine Brown. It also contains and Editorial and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “The appointment of voluntary administrators, their conduct, and aspects of insolvency” – Dr David Morrison; Report from New Zealand: “Voidable transactions: recent developments” – Lynne Taylor; and a Book Review: “Cross-border Insolvency Law” – Stewart Maiden.
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 content: “Developing Australia’s framework for corporate prosecutions” – Luke Hastings, Grant Marjoribanks and Jeremy Birch; “Misleading or deceptive conduct in the provision of financial services: an empirical and theoretical critique of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)” – Emily Klotz; “From the Wallis report to the Murray report: a critical analysis of the financial services regime between two financial system inquiries” – Matthew Peckham; and the following sections: Corporate Insolvency: “Receivership and restructuring: The Australian Productivity Commission’s proposed reforms to s 420A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Jennifer Dickfos and Catherine Brown.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following content: “Equity crowdfunding in Australia: A regulatory balancing act” – Tim Ancev; “Commercial litigation under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth): Part I” – Matthew Broderick, Dr David Morrison and Emma Ramage; “Section 1322 as a response to the complexity of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Hui Xian Chia and Ian Ramsay; “Aspects of the law relating to contested elections of directors” – Rodd Levy; “Is a charitable donation by an insolvent company an uncommercial transaction under s 588FB of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)?” – Peter Sise; Corporate Insolvency: “The productivity commission, corporate insolvency and phoenix companies” – Helen Anderson, Ann O’Connell, Ian Ramsay, Michelle Welsh and Hannah Withers
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Balancing ethics and risk: Changes to ASX Corporate Governance Principles 3 and 7” – Josephine Coffey; “The value of board gender diversity vis-à-vis the role of the board in the modern company” – Akshaya Kamalnath; and “Costs in statutory derivative actions: The lingering ghost of Wallersteiner” – Albert Monichino QC. Also in this Part is a Shareholders’ Remedies section about the division of power between the board and the general meeting and a Corporate Insolvency section about profiling phoenix activity.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Small amount loans and the Consumer Credit Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Act 2012” – Andrew J Serpell; “Thinking outside the square – alternative approaches to the protection of employee entitlements” – Helen Anderson; and “Conflicting (public) interests affecting disclosure: Section 19 examinations, legal professional privilege and public interest immunity” – Emily Rumble. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Directors Duties: “Stakeholder interests – balancing or considering?” – Rosemary Langford; and Company Law: “Responsibilities of the board of directors: A research note” – Ian Ramsay and Reegan Grayson Morison.
The September 2012 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes an article by Gill North considering the provisions that prohibit misleading or deceptive conduct, with a particular focus on company disclosure matters, and an article by Helen Anderson, Michelle Welsh, Ian Ramsay and Peter Gahan which utilises leximetric analysis, which involves the numerical coding of the strength of legal protections, to show changes in levels of shareholder and creditor protection in Australia for the period 1970 to 2010. There is also a Securities Industry and Managed Investments section note which looks at statutory novation of contracts.