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Insolvency gets a nip and tuck: new 2014 Bill

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2014

On 7 November 2014, the Treasury released the Insolvency Law Reform Bill 2014 (Bill) exposure draft for public consultation. There are a significant

Liquidators to disclose referral relationships: DIRRI implications from Walton

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2014

It is well-known that liquidators must be independent. If there is a reasonable apprehension that Liquidators lack independence, a Court may remove

Who owns this? What do I do with it? Receivers and unclaimed goods

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Receivers are often faced with the dilemma of goods in their possession which are not readily identifiable as "property of the corporation" pursuant

Liquidators of corporate trustees: rights and duties

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Liquidators are subject to rights and duties under common law and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (CA). To provide some examples, liquidators owe a

PAMDA expiry: 1 December 2014. Are you ready?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 27 2014

The Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (PAMDA) will be repealed from 1 December 2014 and replaced by four different, industry-specific Acts

D-day: 1 Jan 2015 are you ready for the new franchising code?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 27 2014

The countdown is on until the implementation of the new franchising regime with the changes coming into effect on 1 January 2015. The legislation has

Security interests and insolvent companies: the need to be pozz-itively perfect

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 27 2014

The recent case of Pozzebon (Trustee) v Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd, in the matter of Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd (in liq

Streamlining the Corporations Act: legislative developments

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 27 2014

The ATO has introduced a new online tool to help facilitate the calculations of capital gains tax (CGT) discount with their new online CGT discount

Directors relationship status: how it can affect directors’ duties

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 27 2014

The recent case of Cornerstone Property & Development Pty Ltd v Suellen Properties Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 265 looked at the liability of a director for

Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not