Shares and market misconduct (insider trading etc.)

For concerns about your shares or share portfolios read:

  • Unsolicited (or unexpected) offers to buy your shares (INFO 191)
  • Disputes about share registry services (INFO 193)

ASIC is interested in receiving reports of sharemarket misconduct; however, we are unable to tell you what precise action we are taking, or even if we are taking action, as to do so may prejudice that action or may affect the market. To better understand why we do not give out information in certain circumstances read our information sheet Public comment (INFO 152).

To report sharemarket misconduct including insider trading, market manipulation, continuous disclosure and misleading statements:

 
Where ASIC can help

Whistleblowing

Guidance for company officers and company auditors on the whistleblower protection regime

30 June 2020

Information sheets to help companies, company officers and company auditors understand and comply with their whistleblower protection obligations

Whistleblower protections

Answers to common questions on the rights and protections for whistleblowers

Business ethics: New challenges, better theories, practical solutions
A speech by ASIC Commissioner John Price, 9 December 2019. John discusses the important role whistleblowing can play in fostering an ethical culture for business.

ASIC gives guidance on companies’ whistleblower policies and relief to small not-for-profits
Media release 19-308MR. 13 November 2019

Whistleblower protections for not-for-profit organisations, 29 May 2019

 


Whistleblowers and the Corporations Act

Corporations Act Whistleblowing

ASIC Executive Director Warren Day talks about whistleblowers and the important role they play in identifying and calling out misconduct and harm to consumers and the community.

Read the transcript

ASIC and whistleblowers

Asic Whistleblower Thmb

ASIC Executive Director Warren Day discusses when ASIC will act on whistleblowing information.

Read the transcript


Fair Work Ombudsman

You can contact the Fair Work Ombudsman if you would like to report someone who isn't complying with workplace laws or you need help in resolving a workplace issue.


Last updated: 31/01/2020 12:22