The last Part of Volume 20 of the Insolvency Law Journal publishes a range of interesting articles and sections covering diverse topics such as investigations into assetless companies, the concept of discharge in English and Welsh personal insolvency law and Australian personal insolvency law, distribution from a mixed fund, Australian bankruptcy law, plus much more. Not to be missed!
This Special Issue is in honour of ASIC’s 20th anniversary and combines Parts 5 and 6 of Volume 29. It contains five articles that focus on various interesting points in ASIC’s history, including a comprehensive record of ASIC’s participation in matters before the Takeovers Panel, insider trading and market misconduct, the limits of disclosure and investor education in a retail market, the regulation of managed investments and the development of Australia’s continuous disclosure regime.
By Jennifer Tunna. In the last three years, a large number of New Zealand’s finance companies have effectively collapsed and there has been little activity amongst those left standing. As a result, depositors have suffered large losses and investor confidence in the sector has become practically non-existent. In response, the New Zealand government has undertaken substantial reform to the regulatory framework.