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Commercial law: Australian Corporations and Business law

Resources for Commercial law, including Competition and consumer law, Corporations and business law, Contract law, Industrial law, Intellectual property law, and Taxation law.

Company and Industries Library guide

See also the Company and Industries Library guide for:

  • Annual reports
  • Business news
  • Company profiles & analysis
  • Company financial data & ratios
  • Company ownership & structure
  • Industry and market information
  • Share price & related information
  • Company comparisons & rankings
  • Country business background
  • Directories & lists
  • Specialist databases

Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias


Australian journals

Search for journal articles on corporation law topics in law and general academic journal article databases. Start with:

AGIS Plus Text | CaseBase | APAFT : Australian public affairs information service | LegalTrac 

Below is a list of some specialised  journals, however articles may be found in a wide range of journals.

History of Australian Corporate Law

Corporations and business law texts

harris        Cover for Commercial Applications of Company Law 2019  Company disclosure in Australia  Corporate law

Key databases for Australian company and industry information

ASX materials

There are a number of Rules, Guidance Notes and Waivers produced by the ASX, including Operating Rules and Listing Rules. These can be read on the ASX Website in the Regulation section.

ASX materials are available on LexisNexis AU, where they can be printed or downloaded.

The current ASX Listing Rules are available online via CCH IntelliConnect. Included are the ASX Listing Rules (including a useful Legislative History), ASX Listing Rules Commentary, and ASX Listing Rules Guidance Notes.

Company information and Organisations - websites