Australia

Working Paper

The Protection of Investors and the Compensation for their Losses: Australia

The concept of ‘investor protection’ has a long-standing legal pedigree in relation to the business corporation. Since the early 20th century, when Berle and Means famously highlighted shareholder vulnerability in the modern public corporation,...Read more

Olivia Dixon
Jennifer Hill
22 October 2018

Comparing CEO Employment Contract Provisions: Differences between Australia and the U.S.

This study compares CEO employment contracts across two common law countries: the United States and Australia. Although the regulatory regimes of these jurisdictions enjoy many comparable features, there are also some important institutional...Read more

Jennifer Hill
Ronald Masulis
Randall Thomas
01 October 2010

The Architecture of Corporate Governance in Australia - Corporate Governance - National Report: Australia

The paper was prepared as the Australian National Report on Corporate Governance for the International Academy of Comparative Law, 18th International Congress of Comparative Law, which was held in Washington from July 25 - August 1, 2010. The...Read more

Jennifer Hill
01 September 2010

The Shifting Balance of Power between Shareholders and the Board: News Corp's Exodus to Delaware and Other Antipodean Tales

NOTE: The research in this Working Paper was subsequently published in the form of the following articles: (i) Jennifer G. Hill, "Subverting Shareholder Rights: Lessons from News Corp's Migration to Delaware", 63 Vand. L. Rev. 1-51 (2010) (...Read more

Jennifer Hill
01 July 2008

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