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Assignment Topic : ASIC v Hobbs [2012] NSWSC 1276
This is a case study.
Subject: Business and corporation law
Course: MPA
Instructions: Please read and re-read carefully to avoid mistakes. Note : assignment should be not less than 1800 words.
1. Research on an Australian case (ideally not more than 10 years old since the decision by the Court) involving breach of company director’s/officer’s duties under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
a. Caseintroduction.
b. The duties/responsibilities breached (ex. CA sections 181 or 588G) and explain why the duties were breached.
c. Discuss and critically ANALYSE the court/tribunal decision and the reason for the decision in view of the Corporations Act.
d.Wherepossibleandapplicable,therelevanceofthedecisiontothe development of Australian corporations law or the impact of the decision on the operation of companies in Australia.