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Clayton Utz

There's a right way and a wrong way to handle shareholder disputes

Australia - July 23 2015 Sometimes, being creative with the law can end up creating more problems than it solves. Take shareholder disputes, for example. The Corporations Act

When is a "blocking stake" not a blocking stake?

Australia - July 23 2015 Eight months after receiving Vocus' initial approach, Amcom has now implemented its $1.3 billion scrip for scrip merger with Vocus by way of scheme

Terminating contracts

Australia - May 1 2013 This article provides a brief overview of the grounds for terminating a contract and sets out some key issues to bear in mind when making an election

EPBC Act cumulative impacts under the microscope: latest Full Federal Court decision

Australia - July 23 2015 A recent Full Federal Court decision on "cumulative impacts" under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) gives some

Indemnities for breach of contract - do they do what you think they do?

Australia - September 17 2010 The inclusion of an indemnity covering breach of contract has become increasingly common in modern construction contracts

CU LAB: mariner decision: implications for takeovers and directors' duties

Australia - July 24 2015 The Mariner decision's origins lie in a takeover bid announced without firm funding, but as Xuelin Teo explains, it has some important implications

There's a right way and a wrong way to handle shareholder disputes

Australia - July 23 2015 Sometimes, being creative with the law can end up creating more problems than it solves. Take shareholder disputes, for example. The Corporations Act

A fine balance: investor engagement vs. acquisition of control

Australia - July 23 2015 Investors who consult among themselves about corporate governance issues run the risk of breaching the Corporations Act. A new ASIC Regulatory Guide

New guidance on the Duty to Report Contamination in NSW

Australia - July 23 2015 On 3 July 2015, the new Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 took effect, replacing the

EPBC Act cumulative impacts under the microscope: latest Full Federal Court decision

Australia - July 23 2015 A recent Full Federal Court decision on "cumulative impacts" under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) gives some