ASX Companies Update issued

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27 Sep 2011

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has issued Update 07/11

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has issued Update 07/11, covering the following topics (among others):

  • Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies (ACHRA) Guidance on Diversity - discusses the diversity-related amendments made in July 2010 to the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations and resources available to meet the new reporting obligations
  • Proposed new Listing Rules - the ASX is proposing to amend the Listing Rules with effect from 1 January 2012 to introduce a 'good fame and character' requirement for directors of new listed entities.
  • New ASIC Market Integrity Rules - impacts of new ASIC Market Integrity Rules which come into effect On 31 October 2011
  • Company Announcements Office (CAO) matters - reminders regarding the start of daylight savings, and the lodgement of Chairperson's addresses and periodic reports
  • Improving the capture of information - the ASX is in the early stages of developing a "straight through" electronic solution for distribution of information between listed entities and the information user.

Click for ASX Update 07/11 (link to ASX website).

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