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Will ASIC stub out private equity takeovers?
ASIC consultation paper 312 on stub equity in control transactions takes aim at a perfectly legal acquisition structure.
Australia
5 Aug 2019
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TGIF:Champions Quarrel: Provisional liquidators appointed to protect company assets from majority shareholder
Provisional liquidators were appointed after allegations of oppressive manner towards minority shareholder and company.
Australia
31 May 2019
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Responding to shareholder activism: when can directors properly delay an EGM?
Recent case provides important guidance regarding the validity of a decision by directors to postpone an EGM.
Australia
11 Dec 2018
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Final Bell has not tolled for deregistered companies – Bell Group companies brought back to life to litigate another day
The Court ordered that 16 Bell Group companies - which had been deregistered for some 25 years - should be reinstated.
Australia
30 Jul 2018
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Left in the dark – Seeking to appoint a voluntary administrator when board relations crumble
This case was an application seeking a declaration as to the validity of the appointment of a voluntary administrator.
Australia
11 Apr 2018
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Court of Appeal clarifies restrictions in responsible entity voting
While there are many similarities between companies and managed investment funds, in some ways they are very different.
Australia
1 Aug 2016
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Each organ is sovereign in its sphere: The distribution of corporate power
A company's powers are distinct from its two primary organs, the members in general meeting and the board of directors.
Australia
21 Jul 2016
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The Supreme Court of NSW weighs in on market-based causation
This decision is likely to give greater confidence to shareholders and their lawyers in pursuing claims against companies.
Australia
4 May 2016
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Court allows deed administrator to transfer shares in a company's restructure without the consent of the shareholders
Section 444GA can give effect to a company restructure to transfer shares when shareholders refuse to give consent.
Australia
10 Jan 2016
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Collective action back in focus
The global wave of shareholder activism has prompted ASIC to revise its guidance on investor engagement.
Australia
22 Mar 2015
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Misleading the market: Another perspective on causation and damages in Grant-Taylor V Babcock & brown
This case fuelled more debate on the use of an indirect causation theory to prove damages in misleading conduct claims.
Australia
11 Mar 2015
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Insights of activists and activism: Why we have seen a rise in activist funds examining Australian listed entities for opportunities
The recent attention to "activist shareholders" in Australia has seen them get a more sympathetic ear from fund managers.
Australia
2 Sep 2014
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Proxy advisers - In the interests of market integrity, it’s time for reform
As listed companies know, proxy advisers exert more influence on institutional investor voting habits than ever before.
Australia
9 May 2014
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Proposed removal of 100-member rule for shareholder meetings - Are its nine lives finally up?
If the proposed amendment to remove the shareholder rule proceeds, it is the end of a long campaign for its removal.
Australia
17 Apr 2014
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Board spills will rise as shareholders revolt, but companies are not helpless
A Board spill is where a shareholder takes a position where directors of a company should be replaced by new directors.
Australia
29 Jun 2013
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Shareholder engagement - has the AGM had its day?
One of the pillars of the corporate calendar, the AGM, may be made optional, so listed companies could then scrap it.
Australia
10 Oct 2012
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A Win For Common Sense - Not A Blow To Continuous Disclosure - But Perhaps It's Time For A New Way Forward...
ASIC is considering the impact of the High Court's Fortescue Metals decision on the continuous disclosure requirements.
Australia
8 Oct 2012
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New ASX placement rules for small to mid caps: will they work?
The new rule has difficult eligibility requirements that could curtail its effectiveness and purpose for some companies.
Australia
29 Aug 2012
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