Dominique Hogan-Doran SC frequently advises and appears for regulators and market participants.

Most notable of Dominique's continuous disclosure cases for ASIC are the James Hardie civil penalty proceedings, 2007-2010; [2009] NSWSC 287 and [2009] NSWSC 714 and the Multiplex Ltd Wembley Stadium investigation and subsequent class action (P Dawson Nominees Pty Ltd v ASIC & Ors [2008] HCATrans 409; ASIC v P Dawson Nominees Pty Ltd [2008] FCAFC 123; (2008) 169 FCR 227; P Dawson Nominees Pty Ltd v Multiplex Ltd [2007] FCA 1659; (2007) 65 ACSR 239).

More recently, Dominique has been briefed for listed companies in relation to continuous disclosure issues, including:

  • In November 2015, for Invigor Group Ltd (ASX: IVO), in NSW Supreme Court proceedings, instructed by Minter Ellison, Melbourne,  defending application seeking to restrain the company making certain market disclosures;
  • In 2012-2013, for a regional broadcaster, instructed by Ashurst, Sydney, in relation to potential change in control disclosures.

She has also advised and appeared for senior executives and officers in ASIC compulsory examinations and private hearings concerning diverse allegations including insider trading, market manipulation and unlicensed discretionary trading.

Dominique has particular knowledge of the client money provisions of the Corporations Act, having acted in 2012 for the OTC derivatives customers in the winding up of MF Global (Australia) Pty Ltd (see In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq) (No 2) [2012] NSWSC 1426; (2012) 267 FLR 27 and In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq) [2012] NSWSC 994) and during 2015 acting for an OTC derivatives issuer subject to ASIC review.