Jean du Plessis
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 last Part for the 2014 Volume of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Fiduciary obligations, financial advisers and FOFA” – Simone Degeling and Jessica Hudson; “The potential for superannuation funds to make investments with a social impact” – M Scott Donald, Jarrod Ormiston and Kylie Charlton; “A shareholder’s contractual right to a dividend and a company’s oppressive conduct in withholding dividend payments: Sumiseki Materials Co Ltd v Wambo Coal Pty Ltd” – Jean du Plessis and Stephen Alevras; “Timely public disclosure of company information: A likely precondition for optimal long-term corporate and national outcomes” – Gill North; and “Basel III’s effect on the Australian market” – Siobhan Caitlin Sweeney.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “The payment of dividends: Legal confusion, complexities and the need for comprehensive reform in Australia” – Stephen Alevras and Jean du Plessis; “The financial literacy of young Australians: An empirical study and implications for consumer protection and ASIC’s National Financial Literacy Strategy” – Paul Ali, Malcolm Anderson, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; and “The possession and materiality of information in insider trading cases” – Juliette Overland. There is also a Directors’ Duties section: “Directors’ fiduciary duties in the Western Australia Supreme Court – again” – Rosemary Teele Langford.