Event: Recent Developments in Schemes of Arrangement
National Commercial Law Seminar Series
PDF version - 368 kb22 February 2019
Schemes of Arrangement are used to effect company takeovers, mergers, demergers and corporate reconstructions. This seminar will address recent developments in schemes of arrangement (including the approach adopted by the Court in recent scheme cases) and the role of ASIC and the Takeovers Panel.
Date: Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Time: 5.15pm – 6.15pm
Venue: Court 8A, Federal Court of Australia, Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building,305 William Street, Melbourne
RSVP: Monday 4 March 2019, online at https://goo.gl/forms/zY0HqsgLU2vrs5zH3
The Honourable Justice Paul Anastassiou
Judge, Federal Court of Australia
Topics and presenters
- Recent developments in members' schemes of arrangement, including the 2018 decisions in Re Billabong and Re Capilano Honey, the issue of shareholder activism and the impact of the 2017 Boart series of cases.
Barrister, Victorian Bar
- A look behind the 'usual letter': Some insights on ASIC's approach to schemes of arrangement.
Senior Specialist - Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporations, ASIC
- The role of the Takeovers Panel in schemes of arrangement.
Counsel, Takeovers Panel
The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations, pending registrations.
| Courtroom No.3Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas St|
|Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 119 North Quay|
|Law Courts Building Queens Square, Sydney|
|Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 39-41 Davey Street|
|Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 1 Victoria Avenue|
|Supreme Court Building State Square|