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When will a dividend be mandatory?: Wambo Coal Pty Ltd v Sumiseki Materials Co Ltd 2014 NSWCA 326

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • November 18 2014

This case illustrates that whether a dividend is mandatory depends on the true construction of the relevant provisions (in this case in the company's

Supreme Court of Victoria derails future of entrepreneurial class actions

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

The number of shareholder class actions in Australia continues to grow at an impressive rate. However, a recent decision of the Supreme Court of

Family ties - not always a guarantee for corporate harmony!

  • Bartier Perry
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  • Australia
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  • November 11 2014

If you are a director or shareholder of a company that is predominately family owned or closely held, keep reading! The importance of following

Loss of services - what is the correct measure of damages?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • November 7 2014

Calculating past loss of income arising out of personal injury is fairly straightforward. But what happens when a corporate entity has lost the

Class actions update November 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • November 6 2014

Since the release of the June update, the Productivity Commission has continued to receive submissions in response to its draft report on access to

Causation in Australian shareholder class actions uncertain

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • November 5 2014

The provisions that allow shareholders to seek compensation for contravention of the continuous disclosure regime and prohibitions on misleading

Pasado Pty Ltd v Totally Raw Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QCA 252

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • November 3 2014

This case turns on its own facts. It is an example of the application of basic principles of contract formation. It also discusses when an appeal

Consumer guarantees an update on the steam case

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2014

The Federal Court of Australia is set to consider the application of the consumer law guarantees to cross border internet sales. Back in September we

Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive documents in litigation

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2014

The case of Alcoa of Australia Ltd v Apache Energy Ltd 2014 WASCA 148 provides the latest guidance on a court's power to impose a confidentiality

Federal court questions whether Chinese company ‘carrying on business’ in Australia

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 30 2014

On 27 October 2014 Farrell J of the Federal Court of Australia handed down judgment on an application by Dymocks Franchise Systems (China) Limited