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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

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

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 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

Federal Court considers request for inspection of company books in Hanks v Admiralty Resources NL

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

In this case, the plaintiff was a minority shareholder who held 0.00005 of the issued capital in Admiralty Resources NL (Admiralty

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

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

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

COAG sets out a new milestone for national reform of directors' liability

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

Currently, directors and officers are subject to various Federal, State and Territory laws governing directors' liability