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James has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer in Australia and the United Kingdom, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate structuring.  He combines...

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Director identification numbers for all Australian directors

Director identification numbers for all Australian directors

Richard Suters 21/12/2020

Legislation requiring all directors of Australian corporations to have a unique identification number received Royal Assent earlier this year. A principal purpose of the legislation is to increase director accountability. This article will explore the changes and what steps should be taken in preparation for the new obligations.