Corporate & Commercial Law Links
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority. It was formed in 1995 to administer the Trade Practices Act 1974 and other acts. The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market plac
Link Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission enforces and regulates company and financial services laws to protect consumers, investors and creditors. An independent Australian government body, ASIC has regulated financial markets, securitie
Link Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
Helping listed companies raise capital – providing opportunities for investors to build their wealth – enabling buyers and sellers to transact with confidence: ASX plays a crucial role in sustaining the health of the Australian economy.
The Commonwealth Treasury began operations in Melbourne in January 1901, the smallest of the seven Commonwealth departments established with Federation. The original five members of the department were bookkeepers. Over time, the department was requi