Treasury
The Takeovers Panel (the Panel) is the primary forum for resolving disputes relating to takeover bids within the bid period. It is a peer review body, comprising active members of Australia's takeovers and business communities and has a full-time executive panel based in Melbourne (Department of the Treasury employees). The Panel has the power to make orders to protect the rights of persons (especially target company shareholders) during a takeover bid.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 1989 and continued in existence by s 261 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    27 June 1989

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Vickki McFadden 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. John O'Sullivan 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Yasmin Allen 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Sarah Rennie 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Rod Halstead 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Ian Jackman SC 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Nicola Wakefield Evans 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Elizabeth Hallett 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms. Paula Dwyer 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Sharon Warburton 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Bill Koeck 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Alex Cartel 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Rebecca Maslen-Stannage 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Shirley In't Veld 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms. Stephanie Charles 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Christian Johnston 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Chelsey Drake 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms Ms. Teresa Dyson 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. John Sheahan QC 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr. Bruce Cowley 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms. Tracey Horton AO 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Michelle Jablko 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr. Bruce McLennan 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Richard Hunt 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Karen Evans-Cullen 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr. Robin Bishop 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Robert McKenzie 21 August 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Tara Page 10 August 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr. Kelvin Barry 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms. Sarah Dulhunty 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Ms. Denise McComish 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. James Dickson 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Rodd Levy 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Jeremy Leibler 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Richard Andrew (Andy) Coupe 13 October 2016 12 October 2021
Member Mr. Ron Malek 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. David Williamson 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr Mr. Rory Moriarty 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Neil Pathak 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Mr. Peter Day 8 March 2016 7 March 2019
Member Mr. Tony Osmond 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Ms. Diana Nicholson 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Ms. Karen Phin 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
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