The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons for Australia” – Adefolake Adeyeye; “Company Disclosure of Climate-Related Reputation Risks” – Andrew Belyea-Tate; “Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: Towards Meaningful Compliance” – Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling; and “A Critical Analysis of the Rationales and Continuing Merit of the Unfair Preference and Uncommercial Transaction Provisions in Pt 5.7B of the Corporations Act 2001” – William John Potts.
This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Takeovers and Public Securities: “Class Divide: Different Forms of Scheme Consideration” – Oren Bigos and James Claridge; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative: “Funding of Class Actions in Australia: Proposed Reforms” – Damian Grave, Gregg Rowan and Maura McIntosh; Directors’ Duties: “The Reach of Constitutional Conflicts Provisions: How do Companies Contract out of the General Law Duties?” – Rosemary Teele Langford and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Speed in Decision-making: An Assessment of the Australian Takeovers Panel” – Emma Armson; “Dick Smith Inventories: The Evidence of Accounting Irregularities” – Jeffrey Knapp and Per Tronnes; Shareholders’ Remedies: “Clarification Regarding Past Oppression – Exton v Extons Pty Ltd” – Dr Elizabeth Boros; Takeovers and Public Securities: “Statements Of Intention In Takeovers – ASIC Reconsidering The Policy Settings?” – Hal Lloyd.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sunlight as the disinfectant for phoenix activity” – Helen Anderson; “Embracing Myanmar’s future: Reforming the 100-year-old Companies Act” – Dr Kath Hall, Dr Daw Than Nwe and Dr Khin Khin Oo; and “The controversy continues: The case for regulatory reform on members’ resolutions in Australia” – Ben Jacobsen and Howard Pender. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Professor Robert Baxt AO: “The possible role of shadow directors in the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd”; Takeovers and Public Securities – James Philips and Costas Condoleon: “Adjusting bid price for the value of franking credits in hostile bids”; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Labor’s policy to deal with phoenix activity affecting employees”; and Securities Industry and Managed Investments – Pamela Hanrahan: “Revisiting responsible entity directors’ liability to scheme members”.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Officers’ liability for mandatory corporate disclosure: Two paths, two destinations?” – Tim Bednall and Pamela Hanrahan and “Directors’ statutory and general law accessory liability for corporate wrongdoing” – Justice Ashley Black. There is also a Takeovers and Public Securities section note: “Lock up devices in recapitalisation proposals: Lessons from Billabong” – Alberto Colla.
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 May issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes articles and sections on a range of topics of interest. This Part has two articles which look at the extensive reforms which have taken place in the small loans sector and voluntary administration and the protection of employee entitlements. The sections include notes on circumstances giving rise to a claim, takeovers and public securities, proportional increase in holding, fraud in Chinese reverse mergers, the Singapore Companies Act and much more.