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Documents – Verification

Requirements for documents lodged with ASIC are generally set out in each relevant section of the Corporations Act and are more generally detailed in Part 1.0...

Annexures to Documents Lodged With Asic

Gentlemen, for your information ASIC have returned as incomplete the ‘Disclosure Notice’ (Form 1003) we sent them the other day (covering the AGM presentations) because the...

Directors & Secretaries – Minimum Number & Residency

Australian registered companies are required to have certain minimum numbers of officers (directors and secretaries) and minimum residency requirements, as stipulated in the Corporations Act. Proprietary Companies A proprietary...

Directors’ Remuneration

You have asked what rules govern payments to directors. A company’s constitution will almost always have a section dealing with the remuneration of directors, by way of...

Director’s Manual

As part of best practice corporate governance it is appropriate that all new directors be provided with a formal letter setting out the key terms and...

Nominee Directors’ Appointments

You have asked me to clarify the process for the appointment of replacement Club-nominee Directors. Firstly, under Article 6.3(c)(v) of the Company’s Constitution the existing Club nominees...

Directors – Good Fame & Character

The ASX requires that all directors of companies proposing to list on the stock exchange must be of 'good fame and character' and appropriate...

Director Resignation Check List

Matters to attend to when ‘processing’ the resignation of a company director: Receive written resignation from director Board noting/acceptance of director resignation or shareholders vote to remove director ASX announcement of changes...

Director Qualifications & Disqualifications

he Corporations Act (sec.9) defines a director of a company as ‘a person who is appointed to the position of director’. There are no statutory academic, business...

Director Appointment Checklist

You have asked me to list the matters to be ‘ticked-off’ when a new Director is appointed. So, below is a (non-exhaustive) list: This list is, of course,...

Change of Directors Action Check List

Matters to attend to when appointing a new/replacement company director: Other directors’ informal agreement Written consent of new director Provision of information to file with ASIC Declarations of interest (to be noted...

Directors Authority to Act on Behalf of Company

You have advised that a non-executive director (“NED”) signed a contract with another party (“3rd party”) in July last year, to lease certain equipment from...

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