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Changing Annual Review Date

Whilst the company was part of the former owner group its annual Review Date (“ARD”) was changed from the original date (20 January) to 29...

Asic Registers

ASIC provides a number of registers containing a variety of information that can be useful to a Company Secretary. These are available on-line at www.asic.gov.au The registers are...

Asic – Information Gathering

ASIC has broad and compulsory powers to gather documents and information for use in its work – legislated through the ASIC Act. These powers are detailed and explained...

Asic On-Line Document / Form Lodging

A company no longer has to complete paper forms and send them in to ASIC for most common types of information/document lodgements – they can...

Asic On-Line Access

Company officers (Directors and Company Secretaries) can utilise the facilities on the ASIC website by registering for on-line access. Applicants must read the ASIC Electronic Lodgement...

Asic Agent

A company needs to lodge various forms with ASIC and receives correspondence from ASIC (eg, the Annual Company Statement). A company may choose to deal directly with...

Annual Company Statements

ASIC no longer issues an Annual Return for each company, but instead (since July 2003) pursuant to Corporations Act Section 346A(1) issues a Company Statement (‘extract...

Alternate Director: Terms – Scope

As discussed, the Corporations Act (‘CA’) requiresthat when notice of an Alternate Director (‘Alternate’) appointment is lodged with ASIC under sec 205B(2) “the terms of their appointment...

Appointment of Alternate Director

The basic principle is that no Director, including an Alternate, can be appointed until he consents IN WRITING (see section 201D of the Corporations...

Alternate Director – Acting Without Specific Request

At our recent board meeting regular director Mr S was absent (he had sent in an apology because he was unable to attend) – but he...

Alternate Director – Termination

Mr C, the short answer to your question is: although Mr R has resigned as a Director of the Company that, in itself, does not terminate...

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