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

[2.80] CASAC’s Corporate Groups Final Report 2000 is on the CAMAC website

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

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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] 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

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

 

Chapter 12

[12.70] The ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations  4th edition (2019) may be accessed on the ASX website .

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Chapter 13

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

Chapter 14

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[14.25] ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations 4th ed 2019.

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Chapter 15

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

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

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

Chapter 18

[18.55] Treasury Consultation Paper, Combatting Illegal Phoenixing (2017)

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Chapter 19

[19.135] Senate Economics References Committee Lifting the Fear and Suppressing the Greed: Penalties for White-Collar Crime and Corporate and Financial Misconduct in Australia

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

 Chapter 21

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

[21.110] & [21.145] CAMAC discussion paper, The AGM and Shareholder Engagement (2012)

Chapter 22

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

[22.80] AASB website

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

[22.140] ASX Listing Rule 3.1 Continuous Disclosure

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

[22.150] ASX Listing Rules

Chapter 23

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

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

Chapter 24

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Chapter 25

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

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

Chapter 26

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

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Chapter 27

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[27.40] ASIC RG 134 Managed Investments: Constitutions 

Chapter 28

[28.05] ASIC Annual Reports

Chapter 29

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Chapter 30

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

 Chapter 31

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

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

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

Chapter 32

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

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

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

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