Takeovers and public securities
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: “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 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 latest Part of C&SLJ includes the following material: “Directors’ duties to creditors: Walker v Wimborne revisited” – Rebecca Maslen-Stannage; “Crowd funding: Regulating the new phenomenon” – Terence W Wong; Takeovers and Public Securities: “The rise of contingent value rights in Australian M&A transactions” – Alex Brown and Sarah Duerdoth; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative: “The Co-operatives National Law: A new opportunity for co-operative social enterprise in Australia? Part II” – Daniel Wiseman; and Overseas Notes (HK, Singapore and Malaysia): “Regulating insider dealing in Hong Kong: Challenges and the road ahead for enforcement and prosecution” – Charles KN Lam and SH Goo.
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.