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High Court of Australia considers whether a court can declare an expert determination to be non-binding in Shoalhaven City Council v Firedam Civil Engineering

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

In this case, the parties engaged an expert to resolve a dispute according to a term of their civil works contract

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

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • 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 the exercise of a shareholder's special constitutional powers outside of a general meeting in Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Limited v Cassegrain

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • 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

NSW Court of Appeal considers the scope of a vendor's warranty in a business sale in Aysun Pty Ltd v Cregan

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

This case arose from the Cregans' sale of their hotel business to Aysun Pty Ltd (Aysun

Bill introduced aiming to crack down on "phoenix" company activity

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

The Corporations Amendment (Phoenixing and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (Cth) was introduced into Federal parliament on 15 February 2012

Bill introduced to improve the standard of audits in Australia

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

The Corporations Legislation Amendment (Audit Enhancement) Bill 2012 (Cth) was introduced into Federal parliament on 29 February 2012

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

ASIC releases information sheet on voting on the remuneration report resolution

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

ASIC released an information sheet to provide options for listed companies to consider when complying with the current rules introduced by the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Director and Executive Remuneration) Act 2011 (Cth) until amending legislation is introduced to address a legislative oversight

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