This year has seen a sharp increase in backdoor listings (also known as reverse takeovers) on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), to a level that has not been experienced since the peak of the dotcom boom. There has...more
On 22 September 2014, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) released an updated version of Guidance Note 17 to the ASX Listing Rules....more
In This Issue:
- Timing Requirements
- Content Requirements
- Directors’ Report
- ASX Listing Rules – Reporting Requirements
- Excerpt from Timing Requirements:
The table on the following...more
From 14 April 2014, the Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) will introduce changes to timetables for rights issues, dividend and distribution reinvestment plans and other corporate actions.
In August last year, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council (Council) undertook a review of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Recommendations) in response to the corporate...more
ASX last week released two consultation papers in relation to its corporate governance regime. The first outlines proposed updates to the ASX Corporate Governance Principles & Recommendations ("Principles & Recommendations")...more
Over the past 10 months, Grant Thornton and DLA Piper have launched a successful life sciences boardroom lunch series. Events have been held in Melbourne and Perth, and Sydney is about to be added to the roster.
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), after extensive industry consultation has just issued a revised "Code of Best Practice" for Reporting by Life Science Companies (Code).
While adoption of the new Code is not...more
- Continuous disclosure is one of the key elements of ensuring market integrity. With the recent amendments to the Listing Rules and the introduction by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) of a new...more
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