Appointment of Ms Kathleen Farrell to the Federal Court

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The Panel is pleased to note the announcement by the Attorney-General for Australia, The Hon Nicola Roxon MP, of the appointment of Ms Kathleen Farrell (President of the Panel) as a judge of the Federal Court.

The Panel congratulates Kathy on her appointment and thanks her for leading the Panel over the past two years and her outstanding contribution as a Panel member since 2001.

Kathy will be sworn in as a Federal Court judge on 5 December 2012. Under the ASIC Act, the Acting President will perform the functions of the President until a new President is appointed.

Allan Bulman
Director, Takeovers Panel
Level 10, 63 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph: +61 3 9655 3597