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Proper process, not politics, should prevail in government decision-making

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • April 29 2015

Friday's decision by Justice Button in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Metgasco Limited v Minister for Resources and Energy has affirmed the

The proceeds of crime for insider trading

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 21 2015

Prosecution authorities have tried and failed for a third time to argue that the proceeds of crime for an insider trading offence are the gross

The ANZ bank fees case: freedom of contract prevails

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 10 2015

Wednesday's decision by the Full Federal Court in the ANZ bank fees case (Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited2015 FCAFC 50

Shareholder activism fails to usurp the power of directors to effect a capital reduction: in the matter of Molopo Energy Limited; Molopo Energy Limited v Keybridge Capital Limited 2014 NSWSC 1864

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2015

N this case, the Supreme Court of New South Wales found that the power to effect a capital reduction is vested in the board, with the role of

When will reasonable endeavours and good faith obligations to negotiate in an MOU be enforeceable?: Baldwin & Anor v Icon Energy Ltd & Anor 2015 QSC 12

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2015

This case considers the certainty and enforceability of obligations (often included in preliminary agreements such as binding memoranda of

When will a concluded contract arise before formal execution?: Gladstone Area Water Board & Anor v AJ Lucas Operations Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 311

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2015

This case serves as a reminder that there may be a concluded contract between contracting parties despite the fact that formalities of execution have

Utility of s444GA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to achieve debt for equity restructures of listed companies confirmed: Nexus Energy Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) 2014 NSWSC 1910

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2015

This decision confirms the utility of section 444GA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to achieve debt for equity restructures of listed companies

Parachuting off the patent cliff

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Yesterday the Federal court handed down its decision in ACCC v Pfizer. The facts of the case reflect the very significant power of IP rights and the

Nexus Energy Limited

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 23 2015

Justice Black has confirmed in his written reasons for judgment in ReNexus Energy Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) 2014 NSWSC 1910

When not to apply to the Takeovers Panel: Careers Australia Group Limited 03 2015 ATP 1

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • February 20 2015

The Takeovers Panel is the 'go to venue' of choice for resolving disputes in takeovers given its establishment was designed to facilitate timely and