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A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Guarantors as ‘privies’ of a principal debtor can they be bound by a decision of a Court in circumstances where they are not a party to litigation?

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2014

Guarantors commonly have some association or relationship with a principal debtor. If proceedings are taken against a principal debtor, but not a

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Real estate advertisements a focus on price, location and title

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • April 29 2014

Real estate does not sell itself. Properties are advertised for sale on websites, on signs, in newspapers and in brochures to attract potential

Execution of mortgage over real property in exchange for full discharge of director's unrelated liabilities held to be voidable as an unreasonable director-related transaction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2014

The Victorian Court of Appeal recently held that a payment, disposition or grant of security by a company to a person on behalf of, or for the

Amendments to Community and Strata Titles legislation in South Australia

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • October 26 2013

On 12 April 2013 the Statutes Amendment (Community and Strata Titles) Act, 2012 (SA) was passed. The Act amends both the Community Titles Act, 1996

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Vicarious liability: agents acting “at the direction” of a principal

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 2 2012

The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) provides further avenues in which corporations can be vicariously liable by expanding the range of circumstances in which an agent is deemed to have been “at the direction” of a company officer

Supreme Court of Victoria finds total failure of consideration in JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd & anor v P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd & anor

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2011

This case concerned an agreement between the parties under which P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd (PHB) granted JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd (JD) an option to purchase one of PHB's properties

Supreme Court of NSW considers shareholders' rights upon entering into share surrender agreements in McLaughlin v Dungowan Manly Pty Ltd (No 3)

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2011

This case concerns a long-running dispute between the parties which began in 2006