Submission on corporations legislation amendment (deregulatory and other measures)

by Martijn Boersma

The Australia Institute made a submission to the Senate Economics Committee inquiry into Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014. Our key concern is that the repeal of the rule permitting 100 members to call an extraordinary general meeting . Repealing this rule would be an obstacle to civil society, which increasingly plays an important role using shareholder activism in pursuit of socially responsibly corporate behaviour.

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