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Author Comino, Vicky, author

Title Australia's "company law watchdog" : ASIC and corporate regulation / Vicky Comino
Published Pyrmont, N.S.W. : Thomson Reuters (Professional) Australia Limited, 2015


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Description xix, 394 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. National corporate regulation: a clean slate -- 2. Justification for corporate law regulation and the definition of 'effective' regulation -- 3. Theories of regulation -- 4. Strategic regulation theory and pyramidal enforcement -- 5. The original civil penalty regime in Part 9.4B and its weaknesses -- 6. The 2000 reforms and ASIC's enforcement record -- 7. The civil penalty problem: the courts' treatment of civil penalties as quasi-criminal offences -- 8. Failure by ASIC to use the full range of remedies under strategic regulation theory -- 9. Technical problems faced by ASIC that are undermining its ability to be an effective regulator -- 10. ASIC's effectiveness as corporate regulator -- 11. Recommendations for the future
Summary "The central focus of Australia's "Company Law Watchdog": ASIC and Corporate Regulation is the issue of ASICs effectiveness, and most importantly, how it might be made more effective
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Has Indexes P
Subject Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Consumer protection -- Australia.
Corporation law -- Australia.
Securities -- Australia.
ISBN 9780455234816
Other Titles ASIC and corporate regulation