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Safe Harbour – impact on directors' decision making

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Safe Harbour – impact on directors' decision making

The perception of Australia as a relatively “risky” place to sit on a board, arises in no small part from the insolvent trading prohibition in section 588G of...

14 December 2018

2018 AGM season hots up

Almost all ASX 200 entities required to hold an AGM in calendar 2018 have now held their meeting. There are some big meetings still to come for...

14 December 2018

The Global Corporate Governance Echo Chamber

In our interconnected world, corporate governance concepts and ideas that grow, mature and reach acceptance in influential offshore jurisdictions rapidly reach our shores.

14 December 2018

Major reforms proposed for ASX listing rules

On 28 November 2018 the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) released a public consultation paper titled “Simplifying, clarifying and enhancing the integrity and efficiency of the ASX listing rules”...

14 December 2018

Royal Commission update after the interim report and final round of hearings

In the last two weeks of November, the Financial Services Royal Commission held its seventh and final round of public hearings.

14 December 2018

Director Identification Numbers

Schedule 2 of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2018 amends the Corporations Act to introduce a director identification number regime.

14 December 2018