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Dave’s practice focuses on ASX listed entities and he brings to the firm his extensive experience and knowledge as a Principal Adviser in the Listings Compliance Unit at the ASX.

He advises on equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, IPOs, backdoor listings, and corporate governance. Dave has comprehensive knowledge of the JORC Code 2012 and regularly assists mining and resources clients in preparing compliant ASX announcements.

Dave’s clients benefit significantly from his experience, particularly from his advice on ASIC and ASX compliance issues. Dave’s in-depth understanding and expertise in policy and regulatory obligations allows him to provide solutions that meet clients’ commercial business objectives whilst also fulfilling compliance requirements.  Clients value not only Dave’s practical advice, but also his approachable manner, accessibility and constant communication throughout all matters.

Before joining Bellanhouse and working at the ASX, Dave commenced his career with Allens in its corporate team.

Dave was named as a Recommended Corporate Lawyer – Western Australia by Doyle’s Guide 2018 and 2017.comprehensive

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AGM Season 2019. Calendar - 29 November

AGM Season 2019: Preparing the notice of AGM

With the Annual General Meeting (AGM) season soon to arrive, we would like to remind listed companies with a 30 June year end of the requirement to hold their AGM by 30 November 2019 and to set out some of the considerations that should be taken into account in preparing the notice of AGM.

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Voting Hands. Gazal decision prompts scrutiny of director benefits in schemes.

Gazal decision prompts scrutiny of director benefits in schemes

The recently published decision of Farrell J in Re Gazal Corporations Ltd [2019] FCA 701, has led to novel principles scrutinising the actions of directors who are entitled to receive bonuses and benefits in relation to schemes of arrangement. We review four recent decisions, their impact and future considerations for directors in regards to bonuses and benefits in schemes.  

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