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Changes to ASIC financial reporting relief for wholly-owned companies
The new ASIC Instrument 2016/785 applies in relation to a financial year ending on or after 1 January 2017.
Australia
17 Oct 2016
2
Changes to the laws affecting NSW incorporated associations
The changes affect the duties on (and liability of) committee members, and the model constitution, amongst other things.
Australia
22 Mar 2016
3
New year - new foreign investment rules
2015 sees increased $ thresholds for notification of foreign investments, and even higher thresholds for FTA countries.
Australia
6 Feb 2015
4
ASIC's new policy on Employee Incentive Schemes now in operation
Employee incentive schemes will be easier to implement under this new ASIC policy, which started on 30 October 2014.
Australia
17 Nov 2014
5
Dividend reform and red tape reduction in a proposed liberalisation of the dividend rules
Dividends will now be exempted from the share capital reduction rules in a draft Bill just released by the Government.
Australia
24 Apr 2014
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Payment in lieu of notice may be for "past services" to the company
Termination payments in lieu of notice may not require shareholder approval under the "past services payment" exception.
Australia
24 Apr 2014
7
Employee incentive schemes to be made easier under new ASIC policy
Employee incentive schemes will be easier to implement under proposed new ASIC policy to extend Class Order relief.
Australia
22 Nov 2013
8
Termination payments for non-executive directors
A recent court case suggests that termination payments to non-executive directors may not require shareholder approval.
Australia
12 Nov 2013
9
On-market share purchases for directors: ASX acts with new Listing Rule
This was ASX's response to concerns that some listed companies were not disclosing enough details of such purchases.
Australia
24 Sep 2013
10
Sharing success: tax concessions for start-ups' employee share schemes
The Government proposed tax reforms to make employee share schemes more attractive to employees of start-up companies.
Australia
21 Aug 2013
11
AICD Good Governance Principles and Guidance for Not-for-Profit Organisations
There is no "one size fits all" good practice solution for effective governance of NFPs, but AICD principles are useful.
Australia
2 Aug 2013
12
Up to their standards: Governance Standards for ACNC Registered Charities made
Once a charity is registered, compliance with the five Governance Standards will be enforced by the ACNC Commissioner.
Australia
16 Mar 2013
13
Incoming Kiwis: new monetary limits for NZ investors into Australia
Private NZ investors will be subject to foreign investment screening if the target value is greater than A$1078 million
Australia
16 Mar 2013
14
The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Act 2012: A guide for charities
This straightforward guide to the ACNC Act sets out what charities need to think about to get ready for the new regime.
Australia
27 Nov 2012
15
2012 AGM proxy problem fixed (almost)
The Government is trying to fast-track an amendment before many companies are too far advanced in planning their AGMs.
Australia
30 May 2012
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An officer and a defendant - personal liability of managers
Recent court cases show how personal corporate responsibility is increasingly filtering down to the managerial level.
Australia
31 Mar 2012
17
One ex-officeholder, multiple contracts: refreshing the statutory exemption for termination payments to executives
The statutory exemption can be refreshed each time a person signs a new contract, even if he/she continues to hold the same position.
Australia
3 Mar 2012
18
ASIC drops proposed ban on "underlying profits", but maintains IFRS-compliant details in financial statements
ASIC is not totally opposed to the use of non-IFRS financials, but there's no room for them in financial statements.
Australia
18 Jan 2012
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Picking up the dividend pieces
Companies may have to again change procedures for determining and paying dividends if the government changes the rules.
Australia
11 Dec 2011
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What's in a (business) name?
New rules for business names will be good news for medium-to-large businesses, but there are a few downsides as well.
Australia
28 Oct 2011
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