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 5

[5.90] Australian Law Reform Commission Corporate Criminal Responsibility Report (April 2020)

Chapter 7

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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 such as forecasts 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

[12.45], [12.70] The ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations  4th edition (2019) may be accessed on the ASX website .

[12.147] 2017 Treasury proposals paper (2017)  “Combatting Illegal Phoenixing” 

[12.316] The Productivity Commission’s report Executive Remuneration in Australia (2010) is on the Productivity Commission’s website

Chapter 13

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

Chapter 14

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Chapter 15

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

[15.190] NCSC Discussion Paper Defensive Schemes and the Duties of Directors (1986).

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

Chapter 16

[16.60] ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 76 Related Party Transactions

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

[19.165] Australian Law Reform Commission Summary Report Corporate Criminal Responsibility (April 2020)

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

[23.45] Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services, Regulation of Auditing in Australia: Final 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).