Australian Securities and Investments Commission

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

An agency of the Australian government responsible for regulating corporations, investments, and insurance. Its goal is to protect consumers, creditors and investors from predatory or unfair business practices. Among other things, it co-regulates the Australian Securities Exchange. It was established in 1991 to consolidate several regulatory agencies that previously existed. It is based in Melbourne.
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A prospectus has been lodged with the Australian Securities Commission to qualify the financing for sale to Australian investors.
had lodged a Part A Offer statement with the Australian Securities Commission to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of McConell Dowell Corp.
collectively "Cedar"), has lodged its Part A Offer statement with the Australian Securities Commission to acquire all of the remaining shares of McConnell Dowell Corp.
The Australian Securities Commission has decided to make certain modifications to the Australian Corporation Law insofar as it relates to takeover offers.
19, 1995--Homestake Mining Company (NYSE:HM) announced today that it has revised the earnings and cash flow forecasts included in the Part A statement and Offer Document filed with the Australian Securities Commission ("ASC") and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC")in connection with its takeover bid for the shares of Homestake Gold of Australia not already owned by Homestake Mining.
The documents will be lodged, in the next few weeks, with the Australian Securities Commission provided the takeover conditions to which the offer will be subject remain at that time capable of being fulfilled by the end of the relevant offer period.
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