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Federal Court of Australia considers the effect of an entire agreement clause on oral evidence in Prosperity Group International Pty Ltd v Queensland Communication Company Pty Ltd (No 3)

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

This case concerned several contracts where Clear Telecoms (Aust) Pty Ltd, Australian Equipment Rentals Pty Ltd and Quick Fund (Australia) Pty Ltd (the Respondents) had agreed to provide telecommunications services to Prosperity Group International Pty Ltd and Worldnet Corporation Limited Pty Ltd (the Applicants

Supreme Court of Queensland outlines the consequences of providing for a "fair market value" in relation to the valuation of joint venture interests

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

Vale Belvedere Pty Ltd v BD Coal Pty Ltd 2011 QSC 173 concerned a joint venture agreement between the parties, under which Vale Belvedere Pty Ltd (Vale Belvedere) had exercised an option to purchase the interests of BD Coal Pty Ltd (BD Coal

Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia considers fiduciary and statutory duties owed by directors to a company in Omnilab Media Pty Limited v Digital Cinema Network Pty Ltd

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

This case concerned a joint venture company, Digital Cinema Network Pty Ltd (DCN), which negotiated with film studios and cinema owners in preparing Virtual Print Fee (VPF) agreements with regards to US film studies providing financial assistance to cinema owners converting movie projections from analogue to digital

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 shareholders' rights upon entering into share surrender agreements in McLaughlin v Dungowan Manly Pty Ltd (No 3)

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

This case concerns a long-running dispute between the parties which began in 2006

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
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  • 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

ASX issues important reminders for listed entities

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

The ASX issued important information for listed entities in Update 0511

Treasury releases proposed directors' liability reforms for public consultation

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

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

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

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