Key Legal Issues for Co-Operatives in Australia

University of Newcastle - Ann Apps

Type: PDF
Knowledge level: Advanced

Farm Table says:

Key sections in this paper cover:
  • diversity of business models
  • active membership
  • taxation issues and intergenerational asset lock
  • corporate governance and social responsibility
  • accounting standards
  • co-operative federalism and the quest for uniform co-operative laws
The conclusion is that government take a more active role in legislating to promote and protect the cooperative business model in Australia.

This submission summarises a number of legal issues faced by the co-operative model in Australia.

Australia - University of Newcastle - Ann Apps
Read ArticleSave For Later

Related Resources