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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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • September 22 2011

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

Reasonable commercial endeavours

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 31 2011

On 29 June 2011, the New South Wales Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Cypjayne Pty Ltd v Babcock & Brown International Pty Ltd

‘Good deeds’ reversed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 22 2010

On 19 March 2010, we issued a Legal Update - 'Good deeds' which provided an overview of the implications of the Supreme Court of Queensland's decision in 400 George Street (Qld) Pty Limited v BG International Limited

High Court returns serve in White City tennis club constructive trust case

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2010

The High Court has handed down a decision concerning the always thorny issues of constructive trusts, fiduciary relationships and unconscionability

What amounts to a deed and when is a party bound under a contract?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2010

British Gas intended to lease a number of floors at 400 George Street, Brisbane