ASIC calls on Australian CEOs to review whistleblower policies
13 October 2021
ASIC has written to CEOs of public companies, large proprietary companies and trustees of registrable superannuation entities urging them to review their whistleblower policies to ensure they comply with the law.
ASIC to further extend financial reporting deadlines for listed and unlisted entities and amends ‘no action’ position for AGMs
13 May 2020
ASIC will extend the deadline for both listed and unlisted entities to lodge financial reports under Chapters 2M and 7 of the Corporations Act by one month for certain balance dates up to and including 7 July 2020 balance dates.
Reminders on director trading during COVID-19
7 May 2020
Considerations for directors (including directors of the responsible entity of a listed managed investment scheme) regarding the acquisition and disposal of securities and other financial products issued by their listed entity.
ASIC guidelines for investor meetings using virtual technology
6 May 2020
On 6 May 2020, temporary modifications to the Corporations Act under the Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No. 1) 2020 (Determination) took effect. Read more.
Directors duties in the context of COVID-19
20 April 2020
The current evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19 present many challenges to companies, boards, management and their stakeholders. Read this article by Commissioner John Price.
Details of changes to ASIC regulatory work and priorities in light of COVID-19
14 April 2020
ASIC’s Close and Continuous Monitoring program has been suspended. However, ASIC will continue to monitor firms remotely, including through close working and information sharing arrangements with APRA.