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  • Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Director and Executive Remuneration) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: provide for a ‘two strikes and re-election’ process when a company’s remuneration report receives a 25 per cent or more ‘no’ vote in two consecutive years; require the company board or remuneration committee to approve any remuneration consultancy contract; require remuneration consultants to report to non-executive directors or the remuneration committee; require remuneration consultants and boards to declare a recommendation is made free from undue influence; require companies to disclose certain details relating to a remuneration consultant; prohibit directors and executives from voting their shares on remuneration resolutions; prohibit hedging of incentive remuneration; require shareholder approval for declarations of ‘no vacancy’ at annual general meetings; require that non-chair proxies vote as directed when they vote on a poll; and confine disclosures in the remuneration report to key management personnel. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2012

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    Date
    13 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require financial advisers to provide a fee disclosure statement to a client when charging advice fees for longer than 12 months; require financial advisers to provide a fee disclosure statement and a renewal notice to a client when charging advice fees for longer than 24 months; and extend the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s licensing and banning powers used to supervise the financial services industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Further Future of Financial Advice Measures) Bill 2012

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    Date
    24 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Further to the Corporations Amendment (Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2012, the bill amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require financial advisers to act in the best interests of their clients and to put their client’s interests ahead of their own when providing advice; ban the payment and receipt of certain remuneration which has the potential to influence the financial product advice given to retail clients; ban volume-based shelf-space fees from asset managers or product issuers to platform operators; and ban asset-based fees on borrowed client monies.  

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Financial Market Supervision) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Corporations (Fees) Amendment Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require Australian market licensees to monitor and enforce compliance with market operating rules; require the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to supervise domestic Australian market licensees; and enable ASIC to make and enforce market integrity rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Corporate Reporting Reform) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Amendment (Financial Market Supervision) Act 2010
    to establish a three-tiered differential reporting framework for small companies limited by guarantee;
    Financial Sector (Business Transfer and Group Restructure) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Medibank Private Sale Act 2006
    to make consequential amendments; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to make transitional arrangements in relation to the Company Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Consequential on the commencement of the proposed
    Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
    , the bill amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to remove duplication between these two Acts in certain areas and clarify that the
    Corporations Act 2001
    otherwise applies to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation registered under the proposed
    Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations (Securities Exchanges Levies) Bill 2001

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    Date
    24 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations (Review Fees) Bill 2003

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    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement the next phase of the Corporations Law Economic Reform Program, the bill imposes review fees (to be prescribed by regulations) to be payable by companies, registered schemes, registered Australian bodies, persons registered as auditors and/or liquidators, and holders of a financial services licence, when lodging documents with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations (Review Fees) Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Bill 2007 and Corporations (Fees) Amendment Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Corporations (Review Fees) Act 2003
    to provide companies with the option to pay annual review fees in advance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations (Repeals, Consequentials and Transitionals) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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