The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Significant judicial guidance on the application of the continuous disclosure obligations” – Danielle McFarlane; “Delegation and reliance by Australian company directors” – Angela Gibbs and Jon Webster; “Insider trading, general deterrence and the penalties for corporate crime” – Juliette Overland; and the following sections: Overseas Note: Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia: “Confucianism and its theoretical application to the corporate world in China” – Charles KN Lam and Say Goo; and Takeovers and Public Securities: “Takeover dispute resolution in Australia and the United States – Takeovers panel or courts?” – Ian Ramsay.
The latest part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Tracing under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick; “Statutory directors’ duties, the civil penalty regime and shareholder ratification: What role does the public interest play?” – Isuru Devendra; and “Continuous disclosure and good faith” – Sulette Lombard and Jessica Viven. There is also a Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility section note providing an analysis of companies’ business objectives by Reegan Grayson Morison and Ian Ramsay.
The August 2013 Part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Directors’ fiduciary duties and oppression in closely-held corporations” – Ryan J Turner; “A year with the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth): The Personal Property Securities Register, amendment demands and judicial proceedings” – Nicholas Mirzai; and “Equitable remedies for participation in a breach of directors’ fiduciary duties: The mega-litigation in Bell v Westpac” – Dan Butler. Also included are the following sections: Current Developments: Legal and Administrative, Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance, Takeovers and Public Securities,
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal publishes the following material: “Damages for negligent valuation of mortgage securities: A finance theory perspective” – David Johnstone and Ben Curtin; “The duty to auction: Real or imagined?” – Andrew Lumsden and Saul Fridman; “The life and times of the Financial Reporting Panel” – Jeffrey Knapp and Stephanie Kemp; Corporate Insolvency: Comment on Consultation Paper 180: ASIC’s power to wind up abandoned companies – Helen Anderson; and Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance: The conundrum thrown up by the Bell Group decision in the Western Australian Court of Appeal: To whom do directors owe their duties? – Robert Baxt.
The latest issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains three interesting articles covering the topics of the contributions of the Centro case to the evolution of the law of directors’ duties towards a more managerial model; the nature of the role of the listed public company board in Australia and the United States; and related party transactions in New Zealand.
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.