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Work Health and Safety - Director due diligence
To avoid criminal charges for breaches, officers should ensure their business is compliant with work safety practices.
Australia
8 Jul 2019
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Will proposed legislation on anti-phoenix reforms rise from its ashes?
The push for corporate and taxation legislative reform to quash phoenix activity has stalled, but maybe only temporarily.
Australia
1 Jul 2019
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Why directors must consider creditor interests when company solvency is at risk
The Court found that the directors had breached their duties by failing to conduct a proper analysis of cash reserves.
Australia
3 Jun 2019
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Employers: get ready for new whistleblower protection laws in 2019
These reforms can protect those who "blow the whistle" or make disclosures about corporate, financial or tax misconduct.
Australia
4 Feb 2019
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Navigating the Heavy Vehicle National Law: Commercial considerations for directors, executives and compliance teams
All parties in the heavy vehicle supply chain share the responsibility for the safety of their transport activities.
Australia
5 Nov 2018
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Central management and control test of residency for foreign companies: ATO TR 2018/5 and PCG 2018/D3
PCG 2018/D3 outlines a three-step process for determining the location of a company's central management and control.
Australia
6 Aug 2018
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Phase Two reforms to Heavy Vehicle National Law
These HVNL amendments, introduced into Queensland, include broadening of due diligence obligations on executive officers.
Australia
18 Jun 2018
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NSW Court of Appeal considers apportionment of responsibility under Corporations Act
For misleading and deceptive conduct claims, causation and relative culpability are central to question of apportionment.
Australia
11 Apr 2018
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Queensland environmental laws prevail over Commonwealth Corporations Act
The Court also held that the liquidators were "executive officer"s to comply with the environmental protection order.
Australia
5 Apr 2018
10
Safe harbour reforms to Corporations Act 2001. Is it safe to trade on?
Directors may be protected from liability for insolvent trading under certain circumstances.
Australia
4 Apr 2018
11
Directors and officers indemnities: Key components and practical tips
A director or officer should ensure adequate cover, through D&O Insurance, for risks not covered by an Indemnity Deed.
Australia
30 Oct 2017
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What do amendments to chain of responsibility legislation mean for supply chain participants?
Participants in the supply chain and their executive officers should take action to manage the new obligations imposed.
Australia
4 Oct 2017
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Employed directors potentially able to pursue unfair dismissal claim
The FWC permitted the regional director of a successful real estate business to apply for an unfair dismissal remedy.
Australia
9 Aug 2017
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Boardroom bullying decision
A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission held that directors can seek protection under federal anti-bullying laws.
Australia
9 Aug 2017
15
Cyber resilience for directors: The bar is only getting higher
Potential cyber risks and ASIC's increased vigilance mean that company directors can no longer delegate cyber security.
Australia
2 Aug 2017
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Far reach of chain of responsibility law in Queensland
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Australia
14 Jun 2017
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Directors - know your duties and insure your risk!
A director may be held personally liable for breach of duty, so taking steps to mitigate personal liability risk is key.
Australia
7 Dec 2016
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Health and safety compliance is the personal responsibility of company officers
Failure to manage WHS risks to employees may lead to convictions for officers, directors or board members of a company.
Australia
1 Jun 2016
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Who is an officer? ACT Industrial Court considers definition under new WHS laws
An "Officer" under the new Work Health & Safety Act is defined as having an organisational, not an operational role.
Australia
7 Sep 2015
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Director Penalty Notices - what you need to know
Under the DPN regime, company directors can be held liable for late unpaid or unreported company debts and liabilities.
Australia
6 May 2015
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