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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
  • -
  • 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 Victoria considers grounds for oppressive conduct in Grego v Copeland & Ors

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • 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

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

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

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

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

Federal Government announces price of carbon and releases Clean Energy Legislative Package

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

According to the Government's media release dated 10 July 2011, the price of carbon will be $23 for each tonne of pollution beginning on 1 July 2012

The PPSA commencement date to be delayed beyond 31 October 2011

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • 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

Further reforms to executive remuneration laws announced

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

Following recommendations made by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, the Government has announced that it will amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in order to improve disclosure in executive remuneration reports