Takeovers Panel

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

  • Postal Address

    Level 10, 63 Exhibition Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Alex Cartel 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Bruce Cowley 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Diana Nicholson 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Sandy Mak 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Tara Page 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Bill Koeck 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. John Sheahan KC 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Yasmin Allen 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Karen Phin 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Timothy Longstaff 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Alberto Colla 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Karen Evans-Cullen 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Sarah Rennie 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mrs. Deborah Page AM 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Bruce McLennan 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Paula Dwyer 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Nicola Wakefield Evans 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Constantine (Con) Boulougouris 1 April 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. James Burchnall 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Michelle Jablko 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Sharon Warburton 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Carl Blanchard 29 November 2022 28 November 2025
Member Ms. Chelsey Drake 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Ian Jackman SC 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. John O'Sullivan 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Robin Bishop 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Anthony Jarvis 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Tony Osmond 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Kelvin Barry 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Christian Johnston 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Rory Moriarty 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Marissa Freund 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Kristen Jung 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Ron Malek 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. John McGlue 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Michael Lishman 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Jeremy Leibler 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Mary (Elizabeth) Hallett 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Ms. Rebecca Maslen-Stannage 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Mr. Richard Hunt 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Kerry Morrow 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Robert McKenzie 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Tracey Horton AO 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Mr. Michael Borsky KC 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. James Stewart 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Stephanie Charles 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Philippa Stone 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. David Williamson 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Teresa Dyson 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
Member Ms. Denise McComish 8 March 2022 7 March 2025
Member Mr. Neil Pathak 2 April 2020 1 April 2023
Member Ms. Marina Kelman 30 April 2021 29 April 2024
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