Mergers and Acquisitions of Insurance Organisations

Corporate Governance Advisory - Australia

An innovative and pragmatic corporate legal advisor

Our strength as a corporate governance advisory law firm lies in our approach – our corporate practitioners are fully abreast of the developments that will affect our clients.

In Australia, our team combines expertise in corporate law, dispute resolution, tax, cyber security, financial regulation (including anti-money laundering), anti-bribery and corruption, modern slavery and investigations and inquiries to provide innovative and pragmatic solutions for boards, general counsel, senior executives and company secretaries. 

We provide tailored solutions for all kinds of enterprises, from clients listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to not-for-profit organisations.

Our corporate governance advisory expertise includes:

  • Directors’ duties and responsibilities;
  • Conflicts management;
  • Continuous disclosure;
  • Advice on board decisions;
  • Responses to ASX and ASIC notices;
  • Annual reports, including directors’ report, remuneration report and financial report;
  • Shareholder meetings;
  • Shareholder relations, including proxy adviser and activist shareholder response strategies;
  • Constitution and board charters
  • Corporate regulatory compliance systems;
  • Remuneration and incentive plans;
  • Securities trading;
  • BEAR;
  • D&O and Deeds of Access, Indemnity and Insurance; and
  • Company secretarial services. 

Directions 2018: Results and insights from our recent Pulse Check survey

Over the course of 2018, corporate Australia’s ability to maintain constructive relationships with key stakeholders, to understand and meet community expectations, and to implement appropriate governance and risk management practices has been tested.

Discover what is top of mind for Boards and senior leaders in Australian business.

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Directions 2018: The rise of the intangibles and a new recipe for trust

Trust has peaked as the most essential intangible asset of a business, and for CEO's, building trust is the top priority. However, in recent years, trust in all institutions has decreased.

How is the concept of trust affecting Australian companies and Boards? 

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This alert summarises the most important differences between the existing listing rules of the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) and the changes which will come into effect on 1 December 2019.

16 December 2019

This alert summarises the most important differences between the existing listing rules of the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) and the changes which will come into effect on 1 December 2019.

12 November 2019

Early on in deals involving North American clients, we often encourage the moderation of expectations around the benefits of deal protection in Australia. And so it proved in the recent contest for...

11 November 2019

The 4th edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (“4th Edition CGPs”) were released in February this year and will take effect for an ASX...

14 October 2019

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