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Expressions of Interest sought for Takeovers Panel

Expressions of Interest sought for Takeovers Panel

By Commercial Law Section

Appointments Takeovers & Mergers 


The Commonwealth Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, has recently contacted the LIV seeking names and curricula vitae of interested, suitably qualified persons, that reside in Victoria, for nominations to the Takeovers Panel in 2016.

The Takeovers Panel is established by Part 10 of the Australia Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 . It is the primary forum for resolving disputes about a takeover bid until the bid period has ended. The Panel is a peer review body with part time members appointed from the active members of Australia’s takeover and business community.

Potential members are required to have knowledge of, or experience in, relevant fields including business, the administration of companies, the financial markets, law, economics and accounting.

Further information on the Takeovers Panel is available at its website. The criteria used to assess the candidates can be located here. If you would like to nominate for this position, please send your expression of interest, as well as a copy of your cv and response to the selection criteria to by 5pm on Tuesday 13 December 2016.

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