Historic reform of corporate law

This section covers historic reform of legislation supporting the integrity of the corporate system.

In this section

Accounting reforms in 2014 and 2015

On 6 November 2014, 4 amendment Acts received Royal Assent. Together these Acts improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and audit markets.

2014 changes to the Companies Act and Limited Partnerships Act

The Companies Amendment Act (No 4) 2014 and the Limited Partnerships Amendment Act (No 2) 2014 became law on 24 June 2014.

Regulating auditors

The Auditor Regulation Act 2011 established a co-regulatory oversight regime to regulate auditors and audit firms that undertake issuer audits.