Advanced corporate law refers to the more specialized and intricate aspects of corporate law that deal with more complex and nuanced issues and transactions. This might include issues such as corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, insolvency and restructuring, and more.
In Victoria, Australia, advanced corporate law is primarily governed by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) which is the federal legislation that applies throughout Australia. The Act provides a framework for the formation, registration, operation, and regulation of companies and other types of business entities such as partnerships and trusts.
The Act includes provisions that regulate issues such as the incorporation of a company, the rights and responsibilities of directors, the management of the company, the responsibilities of the auditor, and the governance of the company.
Additionally, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is responsible for enforcing the Act and other laws related to corporate governance, financial services, and consumer protection.
It's important to note that in addition to the Corporations Act, companies operating in Victoria are also subject to other state and federal laws, such as the Australian Consumer Law, the Fair Work Act 2009, and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission Act 2001.