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ASIC V Mariner Corporation Limited [2015] FCA 589 (Corporation Law)

ASIC V Mariner Corporation Limited [2015] FCA 589 (Corporation Law)

The assignment consists of 2 parts: a 2,000 word report (maximum) and a group presentation.

Use Harvard style of referencing,


Instructions: Please read and re-read carefully to avoid mistakes.

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).

2. Group report: Write a report outlining the following:

a. Case introduction.

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. Where possible and applicable, the relevance of the decision to the

development of Australian corporations law or the impact of the decision

on the operation of companies in Australia

e. Non-compliance with this requirement will result in a failing mark or a fail

will be recorded.