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Responding to shareholders’ requests to call meetings

Australia - June 25 2019 The method in which a shareholder requests to call a meeting will impact on a number of factors, including who bears the cost of calling and holding...

The rise of shareholder activism and the fall of the company board

Australia - June 10 2019 In recent months we’ve seen a sharp rise in shareholder activism and, in particular, shareholders requesting a public company convene meetings to...

Indecent disclosure - how to remedy invalid share dealings

Australia - July 25 2018 The Federal Court of Australia’s decision in Poseidon Nickel Limited is the latest in a recent spate of applications by companies seeking to validate...

Josh Hunt, Emma Scotney, Brian Moller, Robyn Ferguson, Ryan White, Nino Odorisio, Michele Muscillo, Nicole Radice, Michelle Eastwell.

Criminal and civil penalties for corporate and financial misconduct to strengthen

Australia - June 11 2018 Get ready for greater penalties for corporate and financial misconduct. The Government has announced that it is strengthening criminal and civil...

Josh Hunt, Paul Harley, Chris Wright, Brian Moller, Robyn Ferguson, Nino Odorisio, Michele Muscillo, Nicole Radice, Michelle Eastwell.

Foreign investment update: Foreign investors in agricultural land to prove open and transparent sale process - 7 February 2018

Australia - February 7 2018 The Commonwealth Treasurer, Scott Morrison, announced on 1 February changes to the regulatory framework around foreign investors acquiring interests...