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NSW Court of Appeal considers the contractual meaning of a "reasonable commercial endeavours" clause in Cypjayne Pty Limited v Babcock & Brown International Pty Ltd

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 19 2011

The appeal concerned a contract whereby Blue Hills Village Management (Liverpool) Pty Ltd (BHVML) had agreed to sell Allocated Places in its aged care facility to CAGCare Pty Ltd (CAGCare

Supreme Court of Victoria considers grounds for oppressive conduct in Grego v Copeland & Ors

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 14 2011

This case concerned proceedings brought by Mr Frank Grego, a shareholder of Jimmi Dexta Pty Ltd (Jimmi Dexta), against the company's other shareholders, alleging oppressive conduct under s232 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth

Supreme Court of Victoria finds total failure of consideration in JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd & anor v P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd & anor

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 22 2011

This case concerned an agreement between the parties under which P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd (PHB) granted JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd (JD) an option to purchase one of PHB's properties

Supreme Court of NSW considers scope of shareholder power in In the matter of Winlyn Developments Pty Ltd

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 14 2011

In this case, 2 shareholders of Winlyn Developments Pty Ltd (Winlyn), Ms Yu Wen Cao and Mr Jinbiao Zheng, convened a general meeting of the company

Supreme Court of NSW considers scope of a vendor's obligation to do "all things necessary" in SWM Financial Services Pty Ltd v Lloyd

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 22 2012

This case concerned a contract for the sale of an accounting business by Mr Lloyd and Ms Wu (the vendors) to SWM Financial Services Pty Ltd (the purchasers

Supreme Court of NSW considers the exercise of a shareholder's special constitutional powers outside of a general meeting in Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Limited v Cassegrain

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 14 2011

The defendant was a director of the plaintiff company, Gerard Cassegrain & Co (GC & Co). GC & Co sought an order that the defendant pay compensation for alleged breaches of his fiduciary duty as a director

ASX issues important reminders for listed entities

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 19 2011

The ASX issued important information for listed entities in Update 0511

Victorian Supreme Court considers whether the cancellation of minority shares was "fair and reasonable" in Elkington v CostaExchange Ltd

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 14 2011

The plaintiff was a minority shareholder of the defendant company

Treasury releases proposed directors' liability reforms for public consultation

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 22 2012

On 27 January 2012, the Treasury released an exposure draft of the Personal Liability for Corporate Fault Reform Bill 2012

The PPSA commencement date to be delayed beyond 31 October 2011

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 22 2011

On 2 September 2011, the Commonwealth Attorney General's department advised that commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) and PPS Register will be delayed, as the proposed 31 October 2011 commencement date was not achievable