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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

Causation in shareholder class actions: the fraud on the market theory and the impact of the US decision in the Halliburton case

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia, USA
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  • August 25 2014

The highly anticipated decision of Halliburton Co v Erica P John Fund Inc 2014 WL 2807181 (Halliburton), handed down in the United States Supreme

Unravelling the fiduciary tangle

  • Bartier Perry
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  • Australia
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  • August 19 2014

The recent High Court case of Howard v Commissioner of Taxation provides a useful summary of aspects of the law relating to fiduciary duties and

Woolworths Ltd v Ryder 2014 NSWCA 223

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 12 2014

A retailer does not owe a duty to prevent a danger being created arising from the use of products purchased from it. On 16 July 2014 the NSW Court of

Drip pricing actions - first drop in the ocean?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2014

Two sets of proceedings were commenced in June 2014 by the ACCC against two Australian airlines, Jetstar and Virgin, alleging contraventions of the

Cody v Live Board Holdings

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • July 31 2014

On 17 February 2014, the New South Wales Supreme Court in Cody v Live Board Holdings Ltd refused to declare that the directors of Live Board Holdings

Love thy neighbour? The potential coexistence of organic and GM farming is examined by the WA Supreme Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2014

The fiery debate regarding GM foods has reignited in Australia with a recent dispute in the WA Supreme Court, Marsh v Baxter 2014 WASC 187 (Marsh v

Subrogation: a win for the secured creditor

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2014

Where a secured creditor appoints a receiver to assets of a company, section 443 of the Corporations Act 2001provides that certain statutory employee

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
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  • 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