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Horwood v Ah Shay 2014 QDC 199 it’s all relative; a successful FPA in a small estate

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

We rarely see cases of this nature proceed through to judgment after trial. This case provides estate lawyers with a precedent of a successful family

Ex daughter-in-law awarded nearly of family farm and businesses

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

The recent decision of Nolan v Nolan in the Supreme Court of Queensland has sparked concern amongst rural families and rightly so. The court found

Liquidators to disclose referral relationships: DIRRI implications from Walton

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2014

It is well-known that liquidators must be independent. If there is a reasonable apprehension that Liquidators lack independence, a Court may remove

Who owns this? What do I do with it? Receivers and unclaimed goods

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2014

Receivers are often faced with the dilemma of goods in their possession which are not readily identifiable as "property of the corporation" pursuant

Liquidators of corporate trustees: rights and duties

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2014

Liquidators are subject to rights and duties under common law and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (CA). To provide some examples, liquidators owe a

Plaintiff skates on thin ice

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 28 2014

In the matter of Liverpool Catholic Club Limited v Moor 2014 NSWCA 394 the Plaintiff, Christopher Moor attended an ice rink located in a sporting

Security interests and insolvent companies: the need to be pozz-itively perfect

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2014

The recent case of Pozzebon (Trustee) v Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd, in the matter of Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd (in liq

Directors relationship status: how it can affect directors’ duties

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2014

The recent case of Cornerstone Property & Development Pty Ltd v Suellen Properties Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 265 looked at the liability of a director for

Brookfield Multiplex: High Court re-visits builders’ negligence

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2014

Earlier this month, the High Court delivered the judgment in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 2014 HCA 36. This

Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not