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The new safe harbour insolvency laws – basics for directors and commercial contracting

The amendments to the Corporations Act1 to broaden the ‘safe harbours’ for directors on an insolvency were passed by Parliament on 12 September 20172 and are awaiting a date for commencement.

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Key points for boards and activist shareholders from Perpetual’s loss to Brickworks and Soul Patts

The Federal Court has released its judgment in favour of Brickworks Limited and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, in its proceedings with Perpetual.1

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2016 AGM Season Survey Results

At the conclusion of the 2016 AGM season, we conducted our annual survey of remuneration report voting for S&P/ASX 1001entities.

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Parliamentary secretary flags reforms to executive remuneration

Draft legislation will soon be released to implement the reforms stemming from the Productivity Commission inquiry.

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Executive remuneration Exposure Draft Bill and Discussion Paper

For a recently-released Discussion Paper and Exposure Draft Bill, the devil is in the detail.

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