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Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act: still an insured’s best friend

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • September 23 2014

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act remains a broad remedial provision to guard against technical policy exclusions. Has your insurer denied

The Takeovers Panel provides guidance on intention statements and matching rights in Ambassador Oil

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2014

The recent decision of the Takeovers Panel in Ambassador Oil and Gas Limited 01 2014 ATP 14 (Ambassador 01) provides guidance to the market on the

Some clarity on the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith: Caswell v SonyATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty LTD 2014 NSWSC 841

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

This case provides some useful clarification of the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith. The New South

Disqualification of directors - ignorance is not bliss: Gabay and Anor and Australian Securities and Investments Commission 2014 AATA 425s

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

In this case, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal upheld ASIC's 1 year disqualification period for one director (and extended the period to 18 months

Unauthorised and dishonestly obtained termination payments recouped from directors: Invion Ltd v SGB Jones Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QSC

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 29 2014

This case illustrates the importance of ensuring that any board delegations of authority (in this case in relation to the remuneration of executives

Deficient record keeping of an adviser's reasonable basis for providing financial advice may not be fatal but take care: Dennis v Chambers Investment Planners Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 3) 2014 FCA 648

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2014

This case provides a useful analysis of the contractual and common law duties of financial advisers to exercise reasonable care and skill in

Defective substantial shareholder notices found to be unacceptable by the Takeovers Panel in Northern Iron Limited 2014 ATP 11

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2014

This decision by the Takeovers Panel illustrates the importance of sufficient and timely disclosure in substantial shareholder notices of the

Mirabela Nickel Ltd

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2014

First occasion where a deed administrator has sought leave under section 444GA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (theAct) in respect of a publicly

Federal court applies a liberal construction of its power under section 1322(4)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited, in the matter of Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited 2014 FCA 455

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2014

The Federal Court has granted relief under section 1322(4)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) for a transfer of shares of a company to a

When will a restraint of trade clause in a business sale be reasonable?: RPR Maintenance Pty Ltd v Marmax Investments Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 409

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2014

This case provides a useful summary and analysis of the factors that a court will consider when deciding whether a restraint in a sale of business