What has happened to the proposed beneficial ownership of shares register?

A review of the ASIC Annual Report 2018 by a parliamentary committee was tabled only in February 2020. The report has a section headed:  ‘What has happened to the beneficial ownership of shares register?’ The committee asked ASIC for its view regarding the establishment of a beneficial ownership register, as the report says, ‘to make […]

Cross-border insolvency hearing between Australia and New Zealand

The Federal Court of Australia requested the High Court of New Zealand to help it jointly hear applications on 18 February relating to the pooling of various funds held by the Australian incorporated parent (Halifax AU) and a New Zealand incorporated subsidiary (Halifax NZ). A ‘letter of request’ to that effect was issued by the Federal […]