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2017

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Reverse takeovers Shareholder approval requirements – Exposure draft listing rule amendments

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) proposes to amend its Listing Rules requiring a bidder to seek shareholder approval for a reverse takeover. These proposed amendments will improve the investor protection framework while supporting the efficiency and competitiveness of Australian listed companies in the market for corporate control. A complete public consultation process was followed to sought

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Feb

27

2017

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Tips to starting a new business in Australia

When planning to set up a business in Australia, you might be carried away by the excitement. However, as an entrepreneur, it is important to understand that there are many things to be considered, along with certain obligations to be followed, in your journey to establish your Australian business successfully. There are two options to

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Feb

22

2017

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Role of a Chief Financial Officer in strategic planning

Strategic planning entails working out a plan to take a company from where it is currently to where one wants it to be in future. It helps ensure that all the company’s leaders agree on the same thing, and helps the staff as well as management to stay focused on business operations to be performed.

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Jan

20

2017

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A few things you need to know about a Resident Director

According to the Corporations Act 2001, there are certain duties and obligations that the company directors must adhere to. With the responsibility to take care of different business aspects, they are an important asset of a company, and hold a special position. How is a permanent resident different from a non-resident? A permanent resident is

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Dec

19

2016

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How outsourcing company secretary service can benefit your business?

The idea of outsourcing company secretary service is gaining huge popularity across the globe. Companies of all types, including start-ups, small and mid-sized companies, large organisations, and private and listed companies, are opting for it for diverse reasons. One of the main reasons is that the companies are able to gain access to the most

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Nov

30

2016

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What makes a good company secretary?

The company secretary is a strategic position which deals with handling governance operations within an organisation. Governance describes how an organisation is directed and controlled. This calls for a company’s strategy and decision making, determining how aims are accomplished, and ensuring that activities undertaken adhere to legal, ethical, and regulatory needs. Possessing a large skill

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Oct

12

2016

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Why do you need a company secretary for your business?

Hearing the word “secretary” you might think of an individual managing appointments or answering calls. However, the role of a company secretary is different. A company secretary is an officer who performs different legal duties with the company directors, and handles other special tasks assigned to him. Although not compulsory, a large number of companies

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Sep

19

2016

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Understanding the benefits of hiring a Virtual Chief Financial Officer

Being able to control finances is extremely important for a business. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it sounds. A large number of businesses lack visibility or control over their finances. For many financial teams, accountants, or bookkeepers, keeping an eye on finances is a tough job. Although a common situation, this can be avoided

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Aug

29

2016

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All you need to know about a resident director

When setting up a new business overseas, Government regulations require limited liability companies to hire a resident director who may either be a citizen or a foreign national holding a valid residency permit. While the proprietary companies are required to have at least one director who must be a resident of the country where a

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Jul

27

2016

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Answering a few questions related to a Nominee Director/ Resident Director

Here we answer a few common questions related to a Nominee Director. Being an overseas company, why would I need a nominee director to establish business in Australia? Nominee Director services are necessary for the overseas companies setting up operations in Australia since: Under the Corporations Act (2001), there are strict rules about the residency

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