RESOURCES

 

Chapter 1

[1.65] ASIC’s website sets out vast amounts of valuable information

[1.120] The ASX website contains valuable information about the stock market and ASX listed companies

[1.125] The Takeover Panel‘s website contains the Panel’s guidance notes, media releases, decisions and rules

[1.135] The Financial Reporting Council website  sets out FRC’s strategic plan, reports, rules of operations and media releases

[1.140] The Australian Accounting Standards Board website contains information about the AASB, its standards, pronouncements, work in progress, publications and latest news

[1.145] The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board website sets out AuASB standards, pronouncements, work in progress, news and publications

[1.160] The CAMAC website contains  a large number of reports and discussion papers produced by CAMAC and  its predecessor, CASAC, dealing with a variety of company law topics

[1.165] The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services website contains information about its role, current inquiries and recent reports

 

Chapter 2

[2.20] CASAC Corporate Groups Final Report (2000) is on the CAMAC website

[2.30] ASIC Information Paper, INFO 26 Dealing with businesses and companies

[2.35] Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Medical Research and Compensation Foundation (2004).

[2.40] Hansmann and Kraakman, “The Essential Role of Organizational Law” 2000 on the Social Science Research Network website

[2.40] Blair, “Locking in Capital: What Corporate Law Achieved for Business Organizers in the Nineteenth Century” 2003 on the Social Science Research Network website

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[2.280] CASAC Corporate Groups Final Report 2000 is on the CAMAC website

[2.350] ASIC information sheet, INFO 61 Starting a company – How to start a company 

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[2.410] Form 201 Application to Register a Company  on the ASIC website

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Chapter 3

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[3.155] Corporate Groups Final Report 2000 is on the CAMAC website

 

Chapter 7

[7.05] Ramsay, Use of Prospectuses by Investors and Professional Advisers on the Social Science Research Network

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[7.95] “Upcoming Floats and Listings”  on the ASX website. Companies seeking to float on the ASX often make their prospectuses available on the ASX website.

[7.100] ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 228 Prospectuses: Effective disclosure for retail investors provides guidance on how to prepare prospectuses that satisfy the s 710 general disclosure test.

[7.110] ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 170 Prospective financial information outlines ASIC’s views on when prospective financial information can or should be disclosed and what are reasonable grounds for prospective financial information.

[7.135] ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 157 Financial reports for offer information statements previously set out ASIC’s policies regarding the financial reports that must accompany an OIS. This Regulatory Guide was withdrawn in March 2016 and consolidated with six other regulatory guides dealing with disclosure in a new RG 254 Offering securities under a disclosure document. Section D deals with offer information statements.

7.170 ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 38 The hawking prohibitions assists the financial services industry in complying with this legislation.

 

Chapter 8

[8.15] The ASX Listing Rules may be viewed on the ASX website

[8.200] Blair, Locking in Capital: What Corporate Law Achieved for Business Organizers in the Nineteenth Century (2003) 51 UCLA Law Review 387 this article may be viewed on the Social Science Research Network website

[8.275] Lamba and Ramsay, Share Buy-Backs: An Empirical Investigation (2000) on the University of Melbourne Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation website

[8.275] Companies & Securities Law Review Committee report, A Company’s Purchase of its Own Shares (1987) on the Takeovers Panel website

 

Chapter 9

[9.220] Treasury options paper, Access to share registers and the regulation of unsolicited off-market offers (2009)

[9.225] The ASX has published an explanatory brochure on CHESS

 

Chapter 12

[12.70] The ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations  3rd edition (2014) may be accessed on the ASX website .

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Chapter 13.0

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[13.0.45] CAMAC Report The Social Responsibility of Corporations (2006)

 

Chapter 13.1

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[13.1.25] ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations 3rd ed 2014.

[13.1.25]  ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations  3rd ed 2014.

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Chapter 13.2

[13.2.55] R P Austin Representatives and Fiduciary Responsibilities – Notes on Nominee Directorships and Like Arrangements (1995) 7 Bond LR 19

[13.2.110] CASAC Corporate Groups Final Report (2000)

[13.2.135] CAMAC Report The Social Responsibility of Corporations (2006)

[13.2.235] CAMAC Report Corporate Duties Below Board Level (2006)

[13.2.255] Treasury Review of Sanctions in Corporate Law (2007)

 

Chapter 13.3

[13.3.185] CAMAC Report Corporate Duties Below Board Level (2006)

[13.3.330] CAMAC Report Corporate Duties Below Board Level (2006)

 

Chapter 13.4

[13.4.90] CAMAC Report Corporate Duties Below Board Level (2006)

[13.4.195] CAMAC Report Corporate Duties Below Board Level (2006)

 

Chapter 13.5

[13.5.55] Treasury, Action against Fraudulent Phoenix Activity (2009 proposals paper)

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[13.5.105] M D Hobson: The Law of Shadow Directorships (1998) 10 Bond LR 184.

[13.5.170] Treasury, Insolvent Trading: A Safe Harbour for Reorganisation Attempts Outside of External Administration Discussion paper (2010)

[13.5.245] ASIC Report 213  National Insolvent Trading Program Report (2010)

 

Chapter 13.6

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[13.6.130] CAMAC Report Personal Liability for Corporate Fault (2006)

[13.6.135] Treasury Taskforce Report Review of Sanctions in Corporate Law (2007)

[13.6.180] CAMAC Report Personal Liability for Corporate Fault (2006)

 

Chapter 14

[14.15] CAMAC discussion paper, The AGM and Shareholder Engagement (2012)

[14.35] PJC Report Matters arising from the Company Law Review Act 1998 (October 1999)

[14.40] CASAC, Shareholder Participation in the Modern Listed Public Company: Final Report (2000)

[14.110] & [14.145] CAMAC discussion paper, The AGM and Shareholder Engagement (2012)

 

Chapter 15

[15.20] ASIC INFO 76 What books and records should my company keep?

[15.80] AASB website

[15.110] ASIC RG 247 Effective disclosure in an operating and financial review

[15.140] ASX Listing Rule 3.1 Continuous Disclosure

[15.144] ASX Guidance Note 8 Continuous Disclosure Listing Rules 3.1 – 3.1B

[15.150] ASX Listing Rules

 

Chapter 16

[16.05] Independence of Australian Company Auditors Report (2002) (The Ramsay Report)

[16.45] Independence of Australian Company Auditors Report  (2002) (The Ramsay Report)

 

Chapter 17

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[17.290] Ramsay and Saunders, Litigation by Shareholders and Directors: An Empirical Study of the Statutory Derivative Action on the Centre for Corporate Law & Securities Regulation website

 

Chapter 18

[18.240] The Takeovers Panel website has information about the Panel, its guidance notes, media releases, decisions and rules.

[18.250] NCSC Report, Defensive schemes and the duties of directors (1986) on the Takeovers Panel website

 

Chapter 19

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[19.45] The ASX website contains valuable information about the securities market and ASX listed companies

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Chapter 20

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[20.40] ASIC RG 134 Managed Investments: Constitutions 

 

Chapter 21

[21.05] ASIC Annual Reports

[21.45] ASIC Enforcement Outcomes

 

Chapter 22

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Chapter 23

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[23.20] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

[23.120] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

 

Chapter 24

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[24.45] CAMAC Report, Rehabilitating Large and Complex Enterprises in Financial Difficulties (2004).

[24.120] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

[24.360] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

 

Chapter 25

[25.270] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

[25.390] CAMAC Report Issues in External Administration (2008).

[25.645] CAMAC Report Long-tail liabilities: The treatment of unascertained future personal injury claims (2008).

[25.705] CAMAC Report, Shareholder Claims Against Insolvent Companies: Implications of the Sons of Gwalia decision (2008).