There's nothing to justify Whitehaven Coal's bullish market outlook.
The formation of the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility represents the first serious grassroots attempt to improve shareholder democracy in Australia.
Jonathan Moylan deserved the sentence he got -- do the crime, do the time. But the bigger lie is the one spread by the coal industry -- that we can continue to rely on fossil fuels.
The man who caused chaos on the stock exchange with a hoax faces sentencing today.
When it comes to corporate crooks, ASIC is content to wave through minimal fines. But look out if you're online. Then its pursuit will be relentless.
The corporate regulator is too scared and incompetent to take on large companies, but has come down hard on the man who sent out a fake press release to expose the stupidity of finance journalists.
Across the world, authorities are wildly overreacting to the threat posed by online activism. History says it won't work. Expect more Aaron Swartzs, Bradley Mannings and Kim Dotcoms in coming years.
The coal hoaxer has stung ASIC out of its timidity and lethargy. It seems there's one set of rules for the wealthy and powerful, and another for coal activists living in a forest.
Anti-coal protester Jonathan Moylan's fake press release fooled the market this week -- but will the stunt land him in jail? Sally Whyte examines the precedents and finds Moylan is in uncertain waters.