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Should Australia adopt a Director Identification Number (DIN) requirement?
This lapsed bill would have imposed an obligation on all present and future directors to verify their details with ASIC.
Australia
2 Jul 2019
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Should Australia adopt a Director Identification Number (DIN) requirement?
The DIN is part of a suite of initiatives the government is implementing to detect, deter and penalise phoenix activity.
Australia
6 Jun 2019
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Crowd-sourced funding (CSF) now extended to private companies
Private companies can now seek finance through the equity CSF regime, that was previously open only to public companies.
Australia
19 Nov 2018
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The Weinstein Clause: What is it? Could it be coming to Australia?
Such clauses, which relate to the behaviour of senior management, are often being included in business sale agreements.
Australia
13 Aug 2018
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Why your businesss needs a company power of attorney - five things to know
A company power of attorney authorises a person/s to act on behalf of a company and sign certain documents on its behalf.
Australia
1 Mar 2018
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What happens when the sole director and shareholder of a company dies?
Small companies or family business must ensure estate planning can cope with death of a sole director and shareholder.
Australia
17 Aug 2017
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Former directors need to watch their step
Actions against the former directors included copyright infringement, breach of confidence and breach of fiduciary duty.
Australia
9 Mar 2017
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Personal risks for directors in modern times
The key to dealing with all of these risks is advance planning and preparation, to minimise the risks for directors.
Australia
28 Feb 2017
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The Hunger Games have arrived: HR are now the hunted!
The FWO has declared unashamedly that it is now in pursuit of management staff and, in particular, HR Managers.
Australia
14 Sep 2016
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The (potential) deceit of the policy manual
HR professionals (as senior managers) can be personally liable if they engage in conduct that is liable to mislead.
Australia
23 May 2016
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The future and HR - The other side of the worm-hole
A successful HR professional of the future will have morphed themselves into being a trusted advisor to their employer.
Australia
23 May 2016
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Hiring a worker who is not an Australian citizen? Your responsibilities have now increased
Businesses, managers, executive officers and recruiters must review procedures around hiring workers and visa checks.
Australia
28 Jul 2013
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Corporate governance: High Court confirms its power to correct director's innocent mistakes
The Court recognised that corporate governance is quite intricate and can pose significant difficulties for directors.
Australia
27 Jun 2013
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Corporate Update: commercial contracts, directors' liability, WHS laws and Commonwealth penalties
The update briefly discusses recent cases and legislation relating to corporate law affecting employers and directors.
Australia
18 Dec 2012
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Twiggy Off The Hook - Forrest v Australian Securities And Investments Commission [2012] HCA 39
The High Court dismissed ASIC's case and held that the statements made by the company were neither false nor misleading.
Australia
22 Oct 2012
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Insolvent Trading...? Don't go there.
ASIC has launched legal action against the directors of Kleenmaid for alleged insolvent trading and fraud.
Australia
18 Mar 2012
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Extension of Personal Liability of Directors to include Superannuation
A company director's personal liability will be extended to include unpaid superannuation guarantee contributions.
Australia
 
18 Dec 2011
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New Zealand High Court says D&O policy may not be used to fund directors' defence costs
In a recent NZ case directors were prevented from accessing the D&O policy as a charge had been placed by receivers.
Australia
13 Nov 2011
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ASIC appeal upheld - Fortescue Metals Group and Andrew Forrest misled investors
On 18 February 2011 the Full Federal Court unanimously overturned the 2009 Federal Court ruling which cleared Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and its Chairman and CEO Mr Andrew Forrest of misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
21 Apr 2011
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New rules on blackout periods and trading windows for trading in listed company shares
In brief - Listed companies now need a trading policy From 1 January 2011 listed companies are required under ASX Listing Rule 12.9 to adopt a trading policy. Trading policies are designed to reduce the potential for conflicts of interest and insider trading.
Australia
20 Feb 2011
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