2000-2004

2004

James Hardie Industries Ltd signs head of agreement to compensate those injured by its asbestos products

  1. "Combet's big-picture win", The Australian Financial Review, 23 December 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 22 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Former HIH CEO Ray Williams pleads guilty to three charges

  1. "Guilty plea the best insurance", The Australian, 18 December 2004, page 29, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report Program, 15 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. SBS TV, The World News Tonight Program, 15 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Possible bankruptcy of John Elliott

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 13 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Investigation by regulators into the actions of James Hardie Industries Ltd

  1. "US turns up heat in Hardie scandal", The Australian, 11 December 2004, page 33, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Possible compensation settlement between James Hardie Industries Ltd and asbestos victims

  1. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report Program, 8 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Possible provisional liquidation for the Medical Research and Compensation Foundation established by James Hardie Industries Ltd

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 2 December 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Hardie victims face '10c payouts'", The Australian, 26 November 2004, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Skills needed by company directors

  1. "Skills best path to governance", The Australian Financial Review, 25 November 2004, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Backdated bonuses for executives of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd

  1. "Aristocrat's generosity extends well beyond its chief executive", The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 November 2004, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Aristocrat helps boss boost bet to $3m", The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 November 2004, page 49, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC guidelines on conflicts in financial services

  1. "Conflict guidelines hit AFSl community", The Australian Financial Review, 17 November 2004, page 39, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Proposals to broaden directors' duties following the actions of James Hardie Industries Ltd

  1. "Options canvassed for Hardie law changes", The Australian Financial Review, 12 November 2004, page 59, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Opposition to wider duties for directors", The Australian Financial Review, 9 November 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Use of the Trade Practices Act by Australian Wool Innovation to stop a campaign against its sale of wool

  1. ABC Regional Radio (NSW), The Country Hour Program, 11 November 2004, interview with Associate Professor Pamela Hanrahan

Poison pill introduced by News Corporation following its re-incorporation in Delaware

  1. "Murdoch protects News Corp from bids with poison pill", The Independent (UK), 9 November 2004, page 38, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Murdoch's poison pill stymies Malone", The Australian Financial Review, 9 November 2004, page 11, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon

Use of schemes of arrangement to obtain control of companies

  1. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 7 November 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Commentary on the decision of the Takeovers Panel (of which Professor Ian Ramsay was a member) in the contested bid for Australian Leisure and Hospitality

  1. "Woolworths' $1.2bn pub bid stumbles", The Australian Financial Review, 19 October 2004, page 1
  2. "Fast move may be too clever by half", The Daily Telegraph, 19 October 2004, page 27; also "If Corbett's got stock, he's got ALH - at a price", The Herald-Sun, 19 October 2004, page 31

Resignation of James Hardie Industries Ltd CEO

  1. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 22 October 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. SKY TV, News Program, 22 October 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Appointment of Professor Ian Ramsay to the Federal Government's Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board

  1. "Auditors' board gets more teeth", The Australian Financial Review, 15 October 2004, page 59

Corporate governance developments in 2004

  1. "Corporate governance: dead or alive", Risk Management, October 2004, page 11, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in Lawyers Weekly, 8 October 2004, page 9

NSW Government Special Commission of Inquiry into the asbestos liabilities of James Hardie Industries Ltd and calls for law reform

  1. "Hunt on for Hardie chiefs' own assets", The Australian, 16 October 2004, page 4
  2. "Hardie directors must go", The Australian Financial Review, 1 October 2004, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC TV, The Midday News and Business Program, 29 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "Hardie's boss does the titular shuffle", The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 September 2004, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "Hardie boss sorry, but stays put", The Age, Business section, 29 September 2004, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 28 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC Radio National, The Law Report Program, 28 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. "How to pay victims still the crux of the issue", The Australian, 25 September 2004, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. "Time to go", The Courier Mail, 25 September 2004, page 75, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "A hard fact of failing to face up early", The Adelaide Advertiser, 25 September 2004, page 69, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. "Hardie's trust for victims demands role in talks", The Australian, 24 September 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  10. SKY TV, The Business Report Program, 23 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  11. "BCA rejects corporate law reform call", The Australian Financial Review, 23 September 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  12. "We'll pursue breaches", The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 September 2004, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  13. "Asbestos probe hopes lift Hardie shares", Reuters News, 22 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  14. SBS TV, The World News Tonight Program, 21 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  15. SKY TV, The Business Report Program, 21 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  16. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 21 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  17. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 21 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  18. "Australian commission finds company misled over asbestos liabilities", Agence France Press, 21 September 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  19. "Peers pressure Carr to reject Hardie payout plan", The Australian, 31 August 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  20. "Meredith in a spin: a corporate morality play", The Australian Financial Review, 21 August 2004, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  21. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report Program, 17 August 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  22. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 8 August 2004, interview with Professor Ramsay
  23. "Law inadequate to protect victims of negligence", The Australian Financial Review, 31 July 2004, page 21, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  24. "Urgent need for further reforms: Hulls", The Age, Business section, 31 July 2004, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  25. "States push for tougher liability laws", The Australian Financial Review, 30 July 2004, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  26. ABC TV, The Midday News and Business Program, 29 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  27. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report Program, 28 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  28. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 28 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  29. Radio 3CR, The Law Program, 27 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  30. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 20 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  31. "National threat to asbestos giant", The Australian, 13 July 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Diversity and dissent in boardrooms

  1. "Diversity and dissent the key to better boardroom performance", The Age, Business section, 15 September 2004, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

First ASIC civil insider trading litigation

  1. "ASIC in civil law insider action", The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 August 2004, page 42, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Performance appraisals of company directors

  1. "Now governance spotlight turns on boards of directors", The Australian Financial Review, 20 August 2004, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Debate over the use of contracts with directors requiring directors to resign if they lose the confidence of other directors

  1. "Labor blasts big business", The Australian Financial Review, 31 July 2004, page 12, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Boards seek power to sack directors", The Australian Financial Review, 20 July 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Victorian Supreme Court decision imposing liability on holder of securities licence for unauthorised action of its financial planners

  1. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 25 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio 774 (Melbourne) and Radio 702 (Sydney), 25 July 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disclosure of ownership of 43% of the Gribbles Group Ltd

  1. "Gribbles bid", The Australian Financial Review, 20 July 2004, page 10, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Wall of silence on Gribbles bid", The Australian Financial Review, 7 July 2004, page 16, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Need for reform of Australia's insider trading laws

  1. "Vague laws and cunning schemes mean few are convicted", The West Australian, 10 July 2004, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Current regulatory issues for ASIC

  1. "Regulation: the enforcer", Business Review Weekly, 8 July 2004, page 30, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

New financial services powers for ASIC

  1. "Corporate super cops", Business Review Weekly, 8 July 2004, page 32, interview with Associate Professor Pamela Hanrahan

Costs of implementing the Financial Services Reform Act

  1. "Trustees groan under red tape", The Australian Financial Review, 7 July 2004, page 53, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The costs of regulation

  1. "A question of costs and benefits: the academic viewpoint", The Australian Financial Review, 5 July 2004, page 61, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Enactment of the Corporate Law Economic Reform Program (Audit Reform and Corporate Disclosure) Act 2004

  1. "Market must work on remuneration disclosure", Across the Board, 29 June 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 26 June 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "CLERP 9 a reality for corporates", The West Australian, 26 June 2004, page 70, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Business Council of Australia position paper on executive remuneration

  1. "BCA bites bullet on corporate pay", The Australian Financial Review, 25 June 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government proposal to reform merger laws

  1. "Leaders hail tribunal plan", The Australian, 24 June 2004, page 28, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Institutional investors and corporate governance

  1. "They'll be watching: corporate governance advisors come of age", Investor Weekly, 21 June 2004, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government's proposals for improved disclosure of fees by superannuation funds

  1. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 20 June 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Fee changes pave way for super choice", The Australian Financial Review, 17 June 2004, page10, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services into the Corporate Law Economic Reform Program (Audit Reform and Corporate Disclosure) Bill

  1. "Committee releases report on financial reporting and audit reform", Across the Board, 22 June 2004, page 2, comment on Professor Ian Ramsay's submission to the Committee
  2. "MPs say audit reforms too strict", The Australian Financial Review, 16 June 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Report by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on soft dollar payments to financial advisers

  1. "Tightening the nuts and bolts on soft dollars", The Age, Business section, 12 June 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 June 2004, page 47
  2. "Canberra stops short of soft dollar ban", The Australian Financial Review, 11 June 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "ASIC report on kick-backs spurs outrage", The West Australian, 11 June 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Former Aristocrat Leisure Ltd CEO loses damages claim for $12 million for unfair dismissal

  1. Sky TV, The Business Report Program, 9 June 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disciplinary proceedings by the professional accounting bodies

  1. "Complaints heat is on", Business Review Weekly, 24 June 2004, page 68, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "CLERP 9 and a flawed trio", Business Review Weekly, 3 June 2004, page 46, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Termination payments for senior executives

  1. "In the grip of golden parachutes", The Australian, Corporate Governance Supplement, 21 May 2004, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Parachutes lose golden edge", The Australian Financial Review, 6 February 2004, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The Financial Reporting Council

  1. "Australia: January 2005 IFRS deadline sticks", The Accountant, 30 April 2004, page 16, comment on Professor Ian Ramsay's submission to the committee
  2. "Hijacked by Canberra", CFO Magazine, May 2004, page 28, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Pressures to restructure the National Australia Bank board of directors following currency trading losses and board disagreements

  1. "The NAB lessons", Company Director, June 2004, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Where NAB went wrong", The Australian Financial Review, 8 May 2004, page 20, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Restoring pride in the nation's biggest bank", The Daily Telegraph, 8 May 2004, page 75, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "NAB investors cheerier, now for the interim", The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 May 2004, page 45, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. " Lessons in comedy of errors", The Australian Financial Review, 7 May 2004, page 72, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 6 May 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. ABC Radio 702 (Sydney), Radio 774 (Melbourne), Radio 666 (Canberra), Radio 891 (Adelaide), Radio 612 (Brisbane), Radio 720 (Perth), Various News Programs, 6 May 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 5 May 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. "NAB finds a British banker for board", The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 May 2004, page 21, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  10. "Walter calls for changes to NAB meeting format", The Age, Business section, 30 April 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  11. "Walter wants an independent chairman", The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 April 2004, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  12. " Kraehe urged to quit vote chair", The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 April 2004, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  13. "Institutions want NAB lowdown", The Age, Business section, 22 April 2004, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  14. "Proxy move 'not appropriate", The Australian Financial Review, 22 April 2004, page 20, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  15. "NAB's Stewart shuffles execs as board stews", The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 April 2004, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  16. "Now for the number crunch in NAB showdown", The Age, Business section, 21 April 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  17. "Shareholders want busy guillotine", The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 April 2004, page 29, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  18. ABC TV, 7pm National News (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart), 20 April 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  19. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 20 April 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  20. ABC TV, The Midday News and Business Program, 20 April 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  21. "NAB to slug it out on May 21", The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 April 2004, page 21, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  22. "NAB board threaten walkout", The Australian Financial Review, 20 April 2004, page 53, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  23. "Lessons from the boardroom hell", Business Review Weekly, 8 April 2004, interview with Associate Professor Pamela Hanrahan
  24. " MLC says conflicts are in hand", The Age, Business section, 3 April 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The West Australian, 3 April 2004, page 78
  25. "City banks on big guns as public supports Walter", The Australian, 3 April 2004, page 36, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  26. ABC TV, The 7:30 Report Program, 31 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  27. ABC TV, The Midday News and Business Program, 31 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  28. "NAB board rift widens", The Courier Mail, 31 March 2004, page 29, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  29. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 30 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  30. "Board may have to sit out EGM", The Age, Business section, 30 March 2004, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  31. "NAB board prepares for battle as Walter aims for maximum casualties", The Age, Business section, 30 March 2004, page 3; also "Destructive edge to populist push", The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 March 2004, page 18
  32. "Call for stand-in chairman", The Australian Financial Review, 30 March 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  33. "NAB board has some explaining to do", The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 March 2004, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  34. Sky TV, The Business Report Program, 29 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  35. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 29 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  36. "Focus on reform, bank told", The Age, Business section, 29 March 2004, page 14, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  37. " Walter refuses to quit NAB board", The Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  38. "Market's verdict is in: she must tell all or go", The Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2004, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  39. "NAB call to dump director", The Age, Business section, 27 March 2004, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  40. "NAB seven want Walter's head", The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 March 2004, page 47, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  41. "Walter's web wide-reaching", The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 March 2004, page 49, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  42. "Director under attack from all sides", The Courier Mail, 27 March 2004, page 73, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  43. "It's a dog of a life at the top all over", The Daily Telegraph, 27 March 2004, page 81, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  44. "Walter's thirteen board seats", The Daily Telegraph, 26 March 2004, page 85, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  45. "Walter cast as a scapegoat", The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 March 2004, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Release of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission report on preferential renumeration paid by fund managers to financial planners

  1. "Advice for sale", The Age, Money section, 21 April 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, Money Section, 21 April 2004 and The West Australian, 26 April 2004, page 37
  2. "Taking advice: customers should get a clear choice", The Australian Financial Review, 13 April 2004, page 53, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Resignation of Bob Mansfield as Chairman of Telstra

  1. "Up $2bn and Bob's your uncle", The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 April 2004, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Divisions in boards of directors in companies

  1. "Board spats go nastily public", The West Australian, 16 April 2004, page 39, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Release of Australian Securities and Investments Commission policy proposal paper on auditors and financial reporting obligations

  1. "Auditors told to dob in executives", The Australian Financial Review, 6 April 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Amendment of Australian Stock Exchange corporate governance guidelines

  1. "Danger in guidelines becoming rules", The Australian Financial Review, 2 April 2004, page 20, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. " Directors escape audit crackdown", The Australian Financial Review, 1 April 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Accountants as company directors

  1. "Writing on the wall", Australian CPA, April 2004, page 22, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Federal Court's rejection of Trevor Kennedy's claim of legal professional privilege in relation to documents forming part of an ASIC investigation

  1. "Judge makes it harder to claim privilege", The Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2004, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Court ruling on Kennedy documents raises implications for strategic advice", The Age, Business section, 26 March 2004, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 25 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority report on risk management problems at National Australia Bank

  1. "Beefed-up body flexes its muscle", The Australian Financial Review, 25 March 2004, page 53, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 24 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC TV, 7pm National News (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin), 24 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 24 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC Radio 702 (Sydney), Radio 891 (Adelaide), Radio 720 (Perth), Radio 936 (Hobart), Various News Program, 24 March 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Need to improve disclosure of fees in superannuation and other managed investments

  1. "It's on the table: fee disclosure debate has new focus", The Australian Financial Review, 31 March 2004, page 38, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Single line to unravel super fees", The Australian Financial Review, 23 March 2004, page 55, commentary on submission of Professor Ian Ramsay to the Parliamentary Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

Hearings of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services into the Corporate Law Economic Reform Program (Audit Reform and Corporate Disclosure) Bill 2003

  1. "Inquiry raises concerns over regulation powers and provisions for audit reform", Across the Board, 23 March 2004, page 2, commentary on the appearance of Professor Ian Ramsay before the Commitee
  2. "CPA backs push for audit independence", The Australian Financial Review, 19 March 2004, page 6, commentary on the appearance of Professor Ian Ramsay before the Committee
  3. "Committee to meet in public", The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 March 2003, commentary on the appearance of Professor Ian Ramsay before the Committee; also in The Age, 6 March 2004

New Australian Prudential Regulation Authority consultation paper on "fit and proper" standards for individuals at regulated institutions

  1. "New rules would help nail miscreant financiers", The Age, Business section, 3 March 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

NSW government commission of inquiry into the asbestos liability of James Hardie Industries

  1. "Company trusts in spotlight", The Australian Financial Review, 2 March 2004, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Victorian government review of fundraising laws applying to charities

  1. "Legal review aimed at keeping fundraisers honest", The Australian Financial Review, 28 February 2004, page 4, interview with Susan Woodward

Investigation of breach of US auditor independence rules by National Australia Bank

  1. "Rude awakening", Business Review Weekly, 1 April 2004, page 69, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 26 February 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Increasing responsibilities of audit committees

  1. Across the Board, 24 February 2004, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Resignation of National Australia Bank CEO Frank Cicutto

  1. "Resignation a result of power shift", The Age, 3 February 2004, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Rene Rivkin directed by NSW Department of Corrective Services to attend periodic detention for breach of insider trading laws

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 29 January 2004, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

National Australia Bank currency trading losses

  1. "Forex fiasco goes to heart of NAB culture", The West Australian, 24 January 2004, page 62, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

2003

Criminal charges brought in relation to the collapse of HIH Insurance

  1. ABC Radio Sydney, The Afternoon Program, 17 December 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Soft dollar payments in the mortgage broking business

  1. "Hotter times loom for loan deals", The Age, Business section, 15 December 2003, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Loan broker incentives in spotlight", The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 December 2003, page 44

The Government's corporate law economic reform proposals

  1. ABC TV, The Midday News and Business Program, 5 December 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 5 December 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Partners to be parted", Business Review Weekly, 27 November 2003, page 68, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "Ramsay welcomes the transparency and enhanced accountability in CLERP 9", Across the Board, 28 October 2003, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "No claps for CLERP", Business Review Weekly, 30 October 2003, page 103, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC Radio National, The Australia Talks Back Program, 13 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 8 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. "Labor unveils CLERP wishlist", The Age, Business section, 6 October 2003, page B2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "ALP targets two-hatted chairmen", The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 October 2003, page 33

$100,000 penalty imposed on Southcorp for breach of the continuous disclosure obligations

  1. "Southcorp fined over disclosure", The Australian Financial Review, 28 November 2003, page 61, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Remuneration for the CEOs of the four large banks

  1. "Sweet rewards in tough climate", The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 November 2003, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Age, Business section, page 1

Proposal to pay whistleblowers in relation to white collar crime

  1. "Pay urged for whistleblowers in corporate clean-ups", The Australian Financial Review, 18 November 2003, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Resignation of Trevor Kennedy from the boards of 7 companies, including Qantas, following ASIC investigation

  1. ABC TV, Evening News (Sydney), 18 November 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 18 November 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Political donations by companies

  1. ABC Radio Wollongong, The Morning Program, 10 November 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Executives fringe benefits

  1. "Perks under pressure", Business Review Weekly, 6 November 2003, page 14, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Directors holding multiple directorships

  1. "Reputations, risks and rewards", The Age, Special report section, 5 November 2003, page 12, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in the Sydney Morning Herald, 5 November 2003

Rebuilding confidence in financial reporting - the work of the International Federation of Accountants taskforce

  1. "Ramsay's way", CPA Australia, November 2003, page 35, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC investigation of share trading through Swiss bank accounts by Rene Rivkin

  1. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 31 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Proposal to allow ASIC to fine companies for breaches of continuous disclosure rules

  1. "Expert questions proposed ASIC powers", The Australian Financial Review, 31 October 2003, page 21, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Lack of disclosure of fees in superannuation member statements

  1. SBS TV, The Insight Program, 30 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Coles Myer changes remuneration of its CEO following shareholder pressure

  1. "Coles forced to retreat on cheap options", The West Australian, 30 October 2003, page 35, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

CEOs being offered consultancies by their companies following resignation

  1. "NAB, Westpac face consultancy backlash", The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 October 2003, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The right of 100 shareholders to call an extraordinary meeting of shareholders

  1. "Ability to call meeting put in the balance", The West Australian, 20 October 2003, page 34, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "Goliath fights back", The Sydney Morning Herald, Money section, 15 October 2003, page 3 and The Age, Money section, 15 October 2003, page 3

Executive remuneration

  1. 'Leaders debate executive payments", The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 October 2003, page 33, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "Too much money for too little, or not enough?", The Age, 11 October 2003, Business section, page 1

Government proposal to give shareholders a non-binding advisory vote on the remuneration of company directors and executives

  1. "Breathless in business", The Australian Financial Review, 11 October 2003, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 7 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, The Business Report, 4 October 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "BCA's criticism of pay poll discounted", The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 October 2003, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Increasing interest in corporate governance courses

  1. "Wild about governance", The Australian Financial Review, Special report section, 2 October 2003, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The value of independent directors

  1. "The struggle for independence", Management Today, September 2003, page 9, article written by Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Clashes in war of independence", The Australian Financial Review, 20 June 2003, page 16, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Australian Stock Exchange Principles of Good Corporate Governance

  1. "New guidelines bound to rub", The Australian Financial Review, Editorial, 2 September 2003, page 70, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Mixed reaction to 'Prescriptive' ASX guidelines", Corporate Business Law Report, 4 April 2003, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Guidelines leave loophole for exec perks, adviser says", The Age, 1 April 2003, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 April 2003, page 26
  4. "ASX guidelines released to market", Across the Board, 1 April 2003, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 31 March 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. "ASX rules to rein in corporate cowboys", The Age, 31 March 2003, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in the West Australian, 31 March 2003, page 28

Whistleblowing in Australian Companies

  1. "Blow me down!", CA Charter September 2003, page 38 interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Penalties for breaches of the Trade Practices Act

  1. "Why doing time, not money, may deter corporate crimes", The Age, Business section, 30 August 2003, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disclosure of fees in superannuation and other managed investments

  1. "On the record", Independent Financial Adviser, 18 August 2003, page 30, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Legal action against Commonwealth Bank for alleged negligent advice by financial advisers

  1. "CBA case may raise premiums", The Australian Financial Review, 14 August 2003, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Resignation of Australian Securities and Investments Commission Chairman, David Knott

  1. "Choice of ASIC chief may be limited", The Australian Financial Review, 13 August 2003, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 12 August 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Law Schools seeking support for alumni

  1. "Universities seek alumni support", The Law Institute Journal, August 2003, page 27, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

$112 million settlement of former GIO shareholders legal action against AMP, GIO directors and others

  1. "Former GIO shareholders get $112m", The Age, 9 August 2003, page 12, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "Shareholder Suits are Here to Stay, Companies Warned", The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 August 2003, page 45

Speech by Professor Ian Ramsay to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia on corporate law reform

  1. "Later start for reform law", The Australian Financial Review, 1 August 2003, page 10

The Government's corporate law reform program and Senator Ian Campbell's role

  1. "Campbell proves he's the man for the job", The Australian Financial Review, 1 August 2003, page 11, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Use of schemes of arrangement to conduct takeovers

  1. "Call for ASIC to curb takeover schemes", The Age, Business section, 24 July 2003, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "BankWest takeover hits hurdle", The West Australian, 24 July 2003, page 33

Disclosure by the fund manager AMP Henderson of how it votes on company resolutions

  1. "AMP fights big pay deals", The Age, Business section, 16 July 2003, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also "Warning shot fired over exec pay deals", The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 July 2003, page 19; "Manager turns up heat on pay deals", The West Australian, 16 July 2003, page 55

Implications of the NSW Court of Appeal decision in Whitlam v ASIC

  1. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 17 July 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "ASA calls for Whitlam appeal", The Australian Financial Review, 14 July 2003, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Rodney Adler committed to stand trial on charges of stock market manipulation

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 11 July 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ACCC leniency policy to deal with cartels

  1. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 28 June 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disclosure by Macquarie Bank of separation payments to its senior executives

  1. "Mac Bank opens up its golden parachutes", The Age, Business section, 25 June 2003, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Insider trading

  1. Radio 3CR, 24 June 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, The Law Report, 10 June 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Criminal trades", The Age, Money Manager Section, 9 June 2003, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "Insider trading rife", The Australian, 7 June 2003, page 33, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 30 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC Radio National, The Business Report, 10 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. SBS TV, The Business Show, 9 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. "The inside track", The Australian Financial Review, 9 May 2003, page 80, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Review of the law relating to major corporate restructurings

  1. "Big banks say no to Chapter 11", The Australian Financial Review, 20 May 2003, page 60, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 27 April 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate governance

  1. ABC Radio National, The Breakfast Program, 19 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Conviction of Rene Rivkin for insider trading

  1. "Brokered dreams", The Australian, 3 May 2003, page 30, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Rivkin takes stock as jail looms", The Daily Telegraph, 2 May 2003, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Defiant Rivkin still busy at work", The Hobart Mercury, 2 May 2003, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. Channel 7 TV (Sydney), The Evening News, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC TV, The World at Noon Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. Radio 3AK, The Morning Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  10. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disclosure of political donations by companies

  1. "Whose donation is it?", The Australian Financial Review, 2 May 2003, page 18, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Legal challenge to the MIM Holdings and Xstrata scheme of arrangement

  1. "Platinum asks court to put MIM bid on the market", The Australian Financial Review, 1 May 2003, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Report of the Royal Commission into the collapse of the HIH group of companies

  1. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 1 May 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Ramsay welcomes the findings as sensible", Across the Board, 29 April 2003, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Restructure of APRA welcomed", The Australian Financial Review, 22 April 2003, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Product recall ordered for Pan Pharmaceuticals products and investigation of alleged breach of continuous disclosure rules

  1. "Lawyers close in for the kill", The Australian Financial Review, 1 May 2003, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 30 April 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 29 April 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Need for active institutional shareholders

  1. "Treasurer's barb 'aimed at US practices'", The Australian Financial Review, 1 May 2003, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon
  2. "Institutional shareholders must be active on corporate governance", Across the Board, 25 March 2003, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The significance of corporate governance versus business strategy for business

  1. "The myth of governance", Business Review Weekly, 17 April 2003, page 31, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Challenges for the big 4 accounting firms

  1. "Big Four, Big Worry", Business Review Weekly, 10 April 2003, page 50, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Group of 100 guide to financial reporting

  1. "Financial reporting aims for international best practice", Across the Board, 8 April 2003, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Governance and Soccer Australia

  1. SBS TV, The World Sports Program, 2 April 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disclosure of fees in master trusts

  1. "True value choices", Personal Investor, April 2003, page 46, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Proposal to require superannuation trustees to vote their shares in listed companies and disclose how they vote

  1. "Super funds united will never be defeated", The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 April 2003, page 79, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "New voting law for funds claimed to be counter-productive", The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 March 2003, page 31, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Age, 31 March 2003, page B3 and the West Australian, 31 March 2003, page 33

Court decision on the legal duties of company chairmen

  1. "One.Tel decision creates storm of interest", Corporate Business Law Report, 4 April 2003, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Chairman decision elevates importance of best practice guidelines", Across the Board, 18 March 2003, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Chairmen face greater legal burden, court rules", The Australian Financial Review, 25 February 2003, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Retirement benefits for non-executive directors

  1. "Companies persist with large payouts", The Age, 11 March 2003, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 March 2003, page 25

Suggestion by fund manager that non-executive directors of listed companies who resign should be interviewed by ASIC or the Stock Exchange

  1. "Departing directors urged to speak out", The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 March 2003, page 35, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The Takeovers Panel

  1. "Takeovers Panel cut", The Australian, 8 March 2003, page 31, noting the reappointment of Professor Ian Ramsay and others to the Takeovers Panel

Deficiencies in disclosure of executive remuneration

  1. "Costello hardens line on corporate payouts", The Age, 6 March 2003, page B4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio Melbourne, The Morning Program, 3 March 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Thanks a million for a bad job", The New Zealand Herald, 1 March 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "Golden handshakes exposed", The Australian Financial Review, 28 February 2003, page 10, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "Paying for the right to know", The Age, 24 February 2003, page B3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, page 31

Analysts' independence

  1. "Beware advisers with tainted glasses", Business Review Weekly, 6 March 2003, page 37, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Decision of AMP Chairman Stan Wallis not to take $1.6 million in retirement benefits

  1. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 5 March 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, News Program, 5 March 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC legal action against Southcorp Ltd for alleged breach of continuous disclosure rules

  1. ABC TV, Evening News, 27 February 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Audit committee members legal liabilities

  1. "Extra burden noted for audit directors", The Australian Financial Review, 19 February 2003, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Speech by Professor Ian Ramsay to the Investment and Financial Services Association on disclosure of fees in superannuation and other management investments

  1. "Editorial", Investor Weekly, 17 February 2003
  2. Sky TV, The Business Report, 5 February 2003
  3. "What we need is disclosure", The Australian, 5 February 2003, page 30

HIH Royal Commission - submission of counsel assisting the Commission that there occurred multiple beaches of corporate law

  1. "The big question: will they get away with it?", The Australian Financial Review, 18 January 2003, page 22, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "It looks like a bonanza for legal teams", The Australian Financial Review, 15 January 2003, page 12, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. Radio 3AK, The Drive Program, 14 January 2003, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

2002

Australian Institute of Company Directors recommendation to abolish retirement benefits for non-executive directors

  1. "Directors' perks under pressure", The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 December 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Review of developments in corporate governance and corporate law 2002

  1. ABC TV, The Inside Business Program, 8 December 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Need for review of corporate governance in state government authorities

  1. "State authority review urged", The Australian Financial Review, 6 December 2002, page 18

Non-executive directors and corporate governance

  1. "New-age NEDs", Charter, December 2002, page 62, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Whether chief financial officers should sign off on company accounts

  1. "Corporate penalties are too low", The Australian Financial Review, 26 October 2002, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Insider Trading

  1. "To catch a thief", Business Review Weekly, 24 October 2002, page 66, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "ASIC to get its days in court over inside deals", The Australian Financial Review, 19 July 2002, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC action against John Elliott for insolvent trading

  1. SBS Television, The Business Show, 13 October 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Company law reform following corporate collapses

  1. "Regulating the regulators", The Australian Financial Review, 23 September 2002, page 60, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Real agenda behind the razzle-dazzle", The Australian Financial Review, 19 September 2002, page 68, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Next step for company law", The Australian Financial Review, 18 September 2002, page 68, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government proposal to give ASIC the power to fine companies for breach of the continuous disclosure rules

  1. "Law Council urges caution", The Australian Financial Review, 20 September 2002, page 65, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government proposal to limit the liability of auditors

  1. "Experts argue the case for limiting damage", The Australian Financial Review, 20 September 2002, page 64, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Private briefings by banks to their clients of banks' economic surveys

  1. "Wages study handed to clients first, says HSBC", The Australian Financial Review, 20 September 2002, page 35, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Australian trained lawyers receiving offers to work overseas

  1. "Young workers chasing overseas cash", The Herald Sun, 18 September 2002, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. Radio 3AK, The Breakfast Program, 18 September 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Decision of the High Court in Macleod v ASIC limiting the right of ASIC to bring appeals

  1. "New hole found in corporate regulation", The Australian Financial Review, 16 September 2002, page 7, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Boardroom division in Coles Myer

  1. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 16 September 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Second conviction of Simon Hannes for insider trading

  1. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 12 September 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC plan to employ contract accountants to review the accounts of companies

  1. "ASIC plan to employ contract accountants raises conflict fear", The Age, Business section, 12 September 2002, page B1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The Prime Minister's speech on corporate governance

  1. ABC Radio National, The Business Report Program, 10 August 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Fund managers and corporate governance

  1. "Costello urges funds to get involved", The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 August 2002, page 23, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Age, 8 August 2002, page B3

Directors use of company funds for sponsorships and donations

  1. ABC Radio Sydney, The Evening Program, 7 August 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

US Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 - implications for Australia

  1. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 6 August 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "US shake-up pressures corporates", The Australian Financial Review, 5 August 2002, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Legal ethics

  1. "Call for ethics debate after BAT case", The Australian Financial Review, 2 August 2002, page 55, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Accountants and self-regulation

  1. "Accountants tighten self-regulation measures", The Australian Financial Review, 2 August 2002, page 58, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Changes to the Australian Stock Exchange rules on continuous disclosure

  1. "Disclose or be damned?", Business Review Weekly, 1 August 2002, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The Australian Stock Exchange and corporate governance

  1. "Shaking an exclusive club of ASX rules", The Australian, 6 August 2002, page 24
  2. "ASX backflip on corporate governance", The Australian Financial Review, 2 August 2002, page 8, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Exchange brings out the cane", The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 August 2002, page 17, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "ASX vows to get tough on greed", The Herald Sun, Business section, 18 July 2002, page 41, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "ASIC's attack lashed by ASX", The Courier Mail, 18 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. "Governance puts ASX on spot", The Australian Financial Review, 8 June 2002, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Growth in corporate governance courses

  1. "Suddenly, ethics is a booming business", The Sunday Age, 28 July 2002, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Parliamentary Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit inquiry into auditor independence

  1. "Leibler attacks ASIC focus on compliance", The Australian Financial Review, 27 July 2002, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Current issues for regulators

  1. "Personalities vs policies", Chief Financial Officer Magazine, August 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

NRMA Ltd President Nicholas Whitlam found to have breached his duties as an officer of NRMA

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 19 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Sponsorship of Collingwood Football Club by HIH Insurance

  1. ABC Radio Melbourne, The Morning Program, 17 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Is capitalism failing following recent corporate collapses?

  1. Radio 3CR, The Breakfast Program, 16 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio Sydney, The Evening Program, 10 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, Australia Talks Back Program, 3 July 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Who should appoint auditors?

  1. "Free the auditors - from whom?", Business Review Weekly, 4 July 2002, page 74, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Challenges for professional service firms

  1. "Under scrutiny", Boss Magazine, July 2002, page 52, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

WorldCom US$3.8 billion accounting fraud

  1. ABC TV, The Business Breakfast Program, 28 June 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 27 June 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "WorldCom catches the Enron bug", The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 June 2002, page 19, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Challenges for the auditing profession

  1. ABC Radio National, The National Interest Program, 30 June 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Auditing the auditors", The Age, Business section, 20 April 2002, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 April 2002

Former HIH director Rodney Adler banned from managing companies for 20 years

  1. ABC Sydney Radio, The Morning Program, 31 May 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Disciplinary procedures for auditors

  1. "Who checks the checkers?", The Australian Financial Review, 14 May 2002, page 69, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

$1.3 million damages awarded against Hartley Poynton stockbrokers

  1. "ABC Radio National, The Law Report, 23 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. Editorial, "Broker ruling a wake-up call", The Australian Financial Review, 19 April 2002, page 82, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, Australia Talks Back Program, 18 April 2002, interview with Dr Paul Ali
  4. "Firm has a history of encounters with regulators", The Australian Financial Review, 18 April 2002, page 11, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "Discretion accounts for better part of valour", The Australian, 18 April 2002, page 24, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report, 17 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 17 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. Sydney Radio 2UE, The Mike Carlton Program, 17 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. ABC Regional Victoria Radio, The Morning Program, 17 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Federal Court order for accounting firm Andersen to provide financial details regarding its ability to meet potential legal claims arising from HIH

  1. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 17 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Analysts' independence

  1. "Brokers' chinese walls may be too low", The Australian Financial Review, 13 April 2002, page 12, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Confidence in audited financial statements

  1. "The crunch on confidence", Investor Weekly, 8 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Possible liability of partners of Andersen resulting from the collapse of Enron

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 4 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Two former directors of One.Tel operating a new company

  1. Radio 3AK, 3 April 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 12 February 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 12 February 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Reliance by company directors on management and others

  1. "When blame's the game", The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 March 2002, page 29, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Merger of Andersen with another audit firm

  1. "Andersen treads water as it weighs up the best lifeline", The Age, Business section, 27 March 2002, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. HIH link kills Andersen merger, The Age, Business section, 26 March 2002, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 March 2002, page 23
  3. Andersen: End of a shining star?, The Age, Business section, 23 March 2002, page 1
  4. HIH stands as barrier to merger of Andersen and KPMG, The Age, Business section, 20 March 2002, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 March 2002, page 21

Conflicts of interest for law firms

  1. "Enron fallout prompts review of conflict of interest codes", The Australian Financial Review, 22 March 2002, page 58, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Litigation against auditors of Harris Scarfe

  1. ABC Radio National, The AM Program, 19 March 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Indictment of Arthur Andersen by US Department of Justice

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 15 March 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Multidisciplinary partnerships

  1. "Perils in wearing too many hats", The Australian Financial Review, 6 March 2002, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Collapse of the Tesna bid for Ansett

  1. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 5 March 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC TV, The 7.30 Report, 28 February 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Judges conflicts of interest

  1. "Judge rules himself out of Canberra airport hearing", The Australian Financial Review, 16 February 2002, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Challenges for Chief Financial Officers in 2002

  1. "Plan for the worst", Chief Financial Officer Magazine, February 2002, page 58, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Ansett creditors meeting

  1. "Ansett union deal virtually seals Tesna deal", The Daily Telegraph, 26 January 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay; also in The Bendigo Advertiser, 26 January 2002, The Geelong Advertiser, 26 January 2002, The Border Mail (Albury-Wodonga), 26 January 2002, The Cairns Post, 26 January 2002, The Townsville Bulletin, 26 January 2002

Auditors' independence

  1. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Program, 18 January 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The collapse of Enron and the audit by Andersen

  1. ABC Radio National, The PM Program, 16 January 2002, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASX rules on directors' share trading

  1. Editorial, "Market needs full disclosure", The Australian Financial Review, 15 January 2002, page 46, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Directors oppose share trade rules", The Australian Financial Review, 10 January 2002, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

2001

Continuous disclosure

  1. "ASIC seeks fines for non-disclosure", The Australian Financial Review, 7 December 2001, page 65, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Law firms offering non-legal services

  1. "Allens looks outside law for 'major slab of revenue'", Lawyers Weekly, 7 December 2001, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Executive remuneration

  1. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 30 October 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Huge CEO pay bonuses are widespread", Canberra Times, 7 June 2001, article by Associate Professor Geof Stapledon

Corporate Governance

  1. Business Sunday Program, Channel 9, 28 October 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Chagrin at the board: new report arms trustee voters", Investor Weekly, 9-15 April 2001, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon

Privatising profits, socialising losses - the collapse of big business in Australia

  1. ABC Radio National, Late Night Live Program with Phillip Adams, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay, 24 September 2001

The collapse of Ansett airlines

  1. "KPMG's Ansett audit change", Business Review Weekly, 20 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Air New Zealand in the shadow", InvestorWeb, 21 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, The Law Report Program, 18 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. ABC Radio Sydney, The Drive Program with Richard Glover, 18 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC Radio Melbourne, The Morning Program with Jon Faine, 18 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC TV, The Lateline Program, 17 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 17 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. SBS Radio, World View Program, 17 September 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. "Liability triggered by knowledge", The Australian Financial Review, 15 September, 2001, page 10, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC litigation against Nick Whitlam, former Chairman of NRMA Insurance

  1. "Big guns called in for difficult legal battle", The Australian Financial Review, 7 September 2001, page 69, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC enforcement powers

  1. "Push to widen ASIC powers", The Australian Financial Review, 31 August 2001, page 21, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Analysts and insider trading laws

  1. "Share trading law 'murky, ambiguous'", The Australian Financial Review, 23 August 2001, page 9, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Increasing litigation against companies

  1. "Leave corporate crooks to us: Cashman", The Australian Financial Review, 13 July 2001, page 50, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Selection of company directors

  1. "Member of Australia's In Crowd Draws Fire for Failures", The New York Times, 29 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Australian 'Old Boy' Draws Investors' Ire", The International Herald Tribune, 29 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASIC litigation against GIO executives involved in the AMP takeover of GIO

  1. "GIO executives sued over AMP bid", The Australian Financial Review, 21 June 2001, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 20 June 2001, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon

Directors' duties

  1. ABC TV, Law Matters Program, 18 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate collapses and directors' duties

  1. ABC Radio National, The Law Report Program, 16 June 2001, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon
  2. ABC TV, 7.30 Report, 13 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. "Flaws and failure behind some fine facade", The Financial Times, 8 June 2001, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon
  4. "Directors' duties set to be tested", The Australian Financial Review, 8 June 2001, page 62, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC Radio National, Australia Talks Back Program, 4 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Auditors' independence

  1. "Firms brace for ALP reforms", The Australian Financial Review, 15 June 2001, page 60, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Auditors face conflict crackdown", The Australian Financial Review, 12 June 2001, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government's proposal to legislate to claw back some directors' bonuses

  1. "No need for new law on bonuses", The Age, 11 June 2001, Business section, page 2, article by Associate Professor Geof Stapledon
  2. "Lawyers warn on PM bonus clamp", The Age, Business section, 7 June 2001, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, AM Program, 5 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. ABC Radio Sydney, The Morning Show Program, 5 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "One.Tel: PM turns on executives", The Australian Financial Review, 5 June 2001, page 4, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 4 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Insider trading

  1. ABC Radio National, PM Program, 5 June 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate collapses and ASIC

  1. ABC Radio National, PM Program, 31 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The collapse of HIH Insurance

  1. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 18 June 2001, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon
  2. "Why HIH could happen again", Business Review Weekly, 15 June 2001, page 54, Interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 30 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. ABC Radio National, World Today Program, 22 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. ABC TV, 7.30 Report, 21 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. ABC TV, Lateline Program, 16 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

ASX rules on directors' share trading

  1. "ASX to tighten rules for directors", The Australian Financial Review, 15 May 2001, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Independence and auditing: When companies collapse

  1. ABC Radio National, Background Briefing Program, 13 May 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate regulation in Asia

  1. "Asia specific", Your Trading Edge, April-May 2001, pp 14-15, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate governance and NRMA

  1. "The politics of Whitlam", The Australian Financial Review, 3 April 2001, page 61, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Superannuation funds and corporate governance

  1. "Should super change corporate Australia?", Super Review, April 2001, page 16, interview with Associate Professor Geof Stapledon

Australian companies relocating their headquarters offshore

  1. ABC Radio National, Business Program, 17 February 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

The Australian federation and corporate law

  1. ABC Radio National, The Law Report Program, 30 January 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate law reform in 2000

  1. "Abnormals get the standard treatment under new rules", The Age, 2 January 2001, Business section, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

2000

Float fees

  1. "Confusion over law on float fees", The Australian Financial Review, 15 December 2000, page 27, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Insider Trading

  1. ABC Radio National, AM Program, 2 December 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. ABC Radio National, Business Program, 2 December 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

High Court decisions in Hughes and Wakim and the referral of corporate law powers by the State Parliaments to the Commonwealth Parliament Professor Ramsay's research on this issue has been referred to in the Commonwealth Parliament (view this)

  1. "Federal Court's doors open again", The Australian Financial Review, 16 February 2001, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 30 November 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  3. ABC Radio National, Business Program, 26 August 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  4. "Rebel States cede corporate law powers", The Australian Financial Review, 26 August 2000, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  5. "Canberra and States move on law crisis", The Age, 26 August 2000, Business section, page 3, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  6. "Crisis plan second-best idea, say experts", The Australian Financial Review, 4 August 2000, page 33, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  7. "Corporate payback for rebel states", The Australian Financial Review, 17 July 2000, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  8. "Legal cloud over corporate laws", The Australian, 4 May 2000, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  9. "ASIC jurisdiction in jeopardy", The Australian Financial Review, 4 May 2000, page 11, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  10. "Chaos fear in corporate law ruling", The Australian Financial Review, 3 May 2000, page 11, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  11. "Nightmare of Hughes fallout", The Australian Financial Review, 14 April 2000, page 32, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  12. Business Sunday Program, Channel 9, 26 March 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  13. ABC Radio National, The World Today Program, 24 March 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  14. "Bond appeal a challenge for federal prosecutor powers", The Australian, 2 February 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Insolvent trading and the ASIC case against Water Wheel directors

  1. ABC TV, 7.30 Report, 28 November 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate crime

  1. Editorial, "How to prosecute white-collar crime", The Age, 30 November 2000, page 18, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay
  2. "Law repeatedly fails the white-collar test", The Age, 29 November 2000, page 2, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Government report recommending incentives for employee share plans

  1. ABC Radio National, News Program, 9 October 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Idoport Pty Ltd v National Australia Bank - the $50.6 billion damages claim

  1. ABC Radio National, The Law Report Program, 26 September 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Morale in law firms

  1. "Law is hell", Business Review Weekly, 29 September 2000, page 66, interview with Pamela Hanrahan

Analysts briefings - legal issues

  1. Business Daily Program, Sky News, 15 August 2000, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Centre for Corporate Law seminar on the High Court decisions in Hughes and Wakim - comments of two speakers - Chief Justice Michael Black and Professor Robert Baxt

  1. "Black view of corporate regulation crisis", The Australian Financial Review, 23 June 2000, page 34

ASIC discussion paper on online investment advice

  1. "Mixed advice", The Industry Standard, 3 July 2000, page 6, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Corporate Governance

  1. "Board room blitz", The Sunday Telegraph, 26 March 2000, page 1, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay

Takeovers Panel

  1. "Takeover Panel strengthened", The Age, 9 March 2000, Business section, noting the appointment by the Federal Government of Professor Ian Ramsay and other new members of the Takeovers Panel

Protection of employee entitlements

  1. "Bosses' legal cover doubted", The Australian, 11 February 2000, page 2, interview with Dr Geof Stapledon

Yannon case

  1. "Jury still out on decision to abandon Yannon case", The Australian Financial Review, 8-9 January 2000, page 5, interview with Professor Ian Ramsay