ASX announces extended reporting and lodgement deadlines

 

ASX announces extended reporting and lodgement deadlines

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) extends lodgement deadlines for audited or reviewed half-year accounts and annual reports of listed entities with reporting periods up to 7 January 2021.

2021-02-01

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has extended financial reporting deadlines for listed and unlisted companies by one month for entities with reporting periods up to 7 January 2021. On 28 January 2021 the ASX announced a one-month lodgement extension for most listed entities for lodgement of their audited annual report or reviewed half-year report for periods ending up to 7 January 2021. The extended deadlines for lodgement are intended to assist entities that require additional time to complete their financial reporting due to the impacts of COVID-19.

See below for summaries of the reporting requirements for exploration and other entities:

Table 1: Half-year accounts for 6 months ended 31 December 2020

Table 1 ASX extends logement deadline for audited accounts but not preliminary result

Table 2: Full year accounts for periods ended 31 December 2020

Table 2 ASX extends logement deadline for audited accounts but not preliminary result

Next Steps

 Entities wishing to take advantage of the relief are required to:

  • inform the market when they rely on the extended period for lodgement; and

  • immediately make a further announcement to the market when there is a material difference between the preliminary and audited accounts.

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How can ShineWing Australia assist?

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