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Further reforms to executive remuneration laws announced
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

Following recommendations made by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, the Government has announced that it will amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in order to improve disclosure in executive remuneration reports


PPSA register commenced on 30 January 2012 but it's not all smooth sailing
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

The national Personal Property Securities (PPS) Register commenced on Monday, 30 January 2012


ASIC releases information sheet on voting on the remuneration report resolution
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

ASIC released an information sheet to provide options for listed companies to consider when complying with the current rules introduced by the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Director and Executive Remuneration) Act 2011 (Cth) until amending legislation is introduced to address a legislative oversight


Bill introduced aiming to crack down on "phoenix" company activity
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

The Corporations Amendment (Phoenixing and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (Cth) was introduced into Federal parliament on 15 February 2012


Bill introduced to improve the standard of audits in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

The Corporations Legislation Amendment (Audit Enhancement) Bill 2012 (Cth) was introduced into Federal parliament on 29 February 2012


The PPSA commencement date to be delayed beyond 31 October 2011
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

On 2 September 2011, the Commonwealth Attorney General's department advised that commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) and PPS Register will be delayed, as the proposed 31 October 2011 commencement date was not achievable


COAG sets out a new milestone for national reform of directors' liability
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

Currently, directors and officers are subject to various Federal, State and Territory laws governing directors' liability


Supreme Court of Victoria finds total failure of consideration in JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd & anor v P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd & anor
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

This case concerned an agreement between the parties under which P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd (PHB) granted JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd (JD) an option to purchase one of PHB's properties


Close of submissions on senate inquiry into FIRB's "national interest test"
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

A Senate inquiry into the adequacy of the "national interest test" after community concerns about foreign acquisition of Australian agricultural land was launched in July, chaired by Senator Bill Heffernan


NSW Court of Appeal considers the scope of a vendor's warranty in a business sale in Aysun Pty Ltd v Cregan
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

This case arose from the Cregans' sale of their hotel business to Aysun Pty Ltd (Aysun