Associate Professor Emma Armson

BEc LLB (Hons) Macquarie, LLM UNSW, PhD Melbourne

Emma researches and teaches in corporate law, with a particular interest in takeover law and policy, and dispute resolution by the Takeovers Panel. She was an academic in the Law Faculties at the University of Sydney and the Australian National University before joining UNSW.

Prior to becoming an academic, Emma had a decade of professional experience in corporate law. This included working on corporate law reform as a senior Federal Government policy officer and practising law as a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison. She has also been an in-house counsel at Westpac Financial Services and a Corporations Law Editor at CCH Australia.

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Book Chapters

Armson E, 2018, 'Assessing the Performance of Takeover Panels: A Comparative Study', in Comparative Takeover Regulation: Global and Asian Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, pp. 134 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108163965.006

Armson EJ;Varottil U, 2016, 'Mergers and Acquisitions', in Star S (ed.), Australia and India - A Comparative Overview of the Law and Legal Practice, Universal Law Publishing, India, pp. 99 - 120

Armson EJ, 2010, 'Judicial Review of Takeovers Panel Decisions', in Ramsay I (ed.), The Takeovers Panel and Takeovers Regulation in Australia, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Victoria, pp. 177 - 210

Armson E, 2008, 'The Australian Takeovers Panel and Judicial Review of its Decisions', in Reddy PL J (ed.), Corporate Takeovers: Emerging Global Trends, Amicus Books, Icfai University Press, India, pp. 104 - 141

Journal articles

Armson E, 2019, '“Truth in Takeovers” for Substantial Holders', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 464 - 480

Armson EJ, 2017, 'Flexibility in Decision-Making: An Assessment of the Australian Takeovers Panel', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 40, pp. 460 - 492

Armson E, 2017, 'Speed in Decision-Making: An Assessment of the Australian Takeovers Panel', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 35, pp. 352 - 368

Armson EJ, 2016, 'Certainty in Decision-Making: An Assessment of the Australian Takeovers Panel', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 38, pp. 369 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2981488

Armson EJ, 2014, 'Lessons for the Australian Takeovers Panel from the United Kingdom', Australian Journal of Corporate Law, vol. 29, pp. 295 - 321

Armson EJ, 2014, 'High Court Clarifies Market Manipulation Definition', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 32, pp. 146 - 150

Armson EJ, 2013, 'Evolution of Australian Takeover Legislation', Monash University Law Review, vol. 39, pp. 654 - 701, http://www.law.monash.edu.au/about-us/publications/monlr/

Armson EJ, 2012, 'Testing the Limits of Highly Dilutive Rights Issues', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 30, pp. 405 - 419, http://www.westlaw.com.au.wwwproxy0.library.unsw.edu.au/maf/wlau/app/document?endChunk=1&fromToc=true&startChunk=1&docguid=Ie65d8c0505eb11e2aceaa1779488cc18&tocDs=AUNZ_AU_JOURNALS_TOC&isTocNav=true&to

Armson EJ, 2009, 'False Trading and Market Rigging in Australia', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 27, pp. 411 - 425

Armson EJ, 2009, 'Working with Judicial Review: The New Operation of the Takeovers Panel', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 33, pp. 657 - 683, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/mulr33&div=31&collection=journals&set_as_cursor=0&men_tab=srchresults

Armson EJ, 2008, 'Judicial Power and Administrative Tribunals: the Constitutional Challenge to the Takeovers Panel', Public Law Review, vol. 19, pp. 91 - 98

Armson EJ, 2007, 'Attorney-General (Commonwealth) v Alinta Limited: Will the Takeovers Panel Survive Constitutional Challenge?', Sydney Law Review, vol. 29, pp. 495 - 510, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?page=495&handle=hein.journals%2Fsydney29&collection=journals

Armson EJ, 2006, 'Decision-Making by the Takeovers Panel in its First Five Years', Australian Business Law Review, vol. 34, pp. 105 - 118

Armson EJ, 2005, 'The Australian Takeovers Panel and Judicial Review of its Decisions', Adelaide Law Review, vol. 26, pp. 327 - 358, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?page=327&handle=hein.journals/adelrev26&collection=journals

Armson EJ, 2005, 'An Empirical Study of the First Five Years of the Takeovers Panel', Sydney Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 665 - 682, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?page=665&handle=hein.journals/sydney27&collection=journals

Armson EJ, 2005, 'Models for Takeover Dispute Resolution: Australia and the UK', Journal of Corporate Law Studies, vol. 5, pp. 401 - 425, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/corplstd5&div=15&collection=journals&set_as_cursor=2&men_tab=srchresults

Armson E, 2004, 'The Australian Takeovers Panel: Commercial Body or Quasi-Court?', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 28, pp. 565 - 588

Armson E, 2004, 'The Australian Takeovers Panel and Unfair Prejudice to Third Parties', Australian Journal of Corporate Law, pp. 187 - 204

Armson E, 2003, 'The Frustrating Action Policy: Shifting Power in the Takeover Context', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 21, pp. 487 - 506

Armson E, 2002, 'Handing the Corporate Reins to Creditors: The Role of the Takeovers Panel in the Pasminco Administration', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 25, pp. 651 - 675

Armson E, 1995, 'Market Stabilisation in Australia', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol. 13, pp. 81 - 87

Armson E, 1994, 'AAT Review of the ASC’s Decision to Apply or not to Apply to the Corporations and Securities Panel', Company and Securities Law Journal, pp. 439 - 448

Armson E, 1991, 'Standing up for the Environment', Legal Service Bulletin (now published as the Alternative Law Journal), pp. 174 - 177

Takeover law and policy, corporate and securities law