Directors' Liability in Superannuation Trustee Companies

Journal of Equity, 2008

Posted: 26 Mar 2009

See all articles by Pamela F Hanrahan

Pamela F Hanrahan

UNSW Business School; University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: December 10, 2008

Abstract

In Australia, the trustees of 'non-private' superannuation entities are usually corporations, rather than individuals. This article considers how the use of corporate trustees (rather than boards of natural person trustees) affects the legal accountability of those individuals ultimately responsible for the conduct of the superannuation entity

Keywords: Superannuation, pension funds, trustee companies, directors' duties, accessorial liability, knowing assistance, rule in Barnes v Addy

JEL Classification: K22, K24

Suggested Citation

Hanrahan, Pamela F, Directors' Liability in Superannuation Trustee Companies (December 10, 2008). Journal of Equity, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1347866

Pamela F Hanrahan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
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Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

University of Melbourne - Law School ( email )

University Square
185 Pelham Street, Carlton
Victoria, Victoria 3010
Australia

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