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Innocent parties: have your cake and eat it too: Q&A

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2014

Our recent Legal Business Bulletin article reported the decision of Galafassi v Kelly 2014 NSWCA 19. We have received a query in relation to the

The meaning of ‘good faith’ in commercial contracts in Australia

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

As the literature and cases demonstrate a definitive discussion on good faith in Australian contract law can run to pages, is loosely grouped in two

Restraint of trade in commercial agreements

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Restraint of trade clauses are not uncommon within commercial contracts. They operate to prevent one party from competing with the other during and

Construing contracts: understanding your ‘liability’

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 22 2014

The recent case of Swift v McLeary 2014 NSWCA 52 highlights the importance of understanding the wording of business contracts, and their

Director’s duties: shareholder’s interests not the same as the company’s

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

The recent case of Australasian Annuities Pty Ltd (In Liquidation)(Receivers and Managers Appointed) v Rowley Super Fund Pty Ltd 2013 VSC 543

Drag-along clauses in Shareholder Agreements: invoking issues

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

The case of William McCausland v Surfing Hardware International Holdings Pty Ltd 2013 NSWSC 902 showcases a creative attempt by a shareholder to

Would you like GST with that? What is going wrong with GST clauses?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 6 2013

There has been a run of GST cases this year which have provided examples of where things can go wrong when the GST position for supplies is either

Deregistered companies and claims made policies

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2013

In our September 2013 Alert, we discussed the circumstances in which a third party can claim directly against another party's insurer. One of those

Novation beware the hidden traps

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

In the August MCW In-Focus, we discussed the concept of novation at a theoretical level. This included highlighting the risks of giving a seemingly

The employee “director” protection for deemed or shadow directors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

So you have a nice office, a comfortable and secure job with a well established company, competitive salary and influence with your colleagues and