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Deed administrators obtain leave to transfer shares against shareholders' objections

  • Maddocks
  • -
  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

A recent Supreme Court of Victoria decision has considered an infrequently used section of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) which empowers the

The meaning of ‘good faith’ in commercial contracts in Australia

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

As the literature and cases demonstrate a definitive discussion on good faith in Australian contract law can run to pages, is loosely grouped in two

D&O down under

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and

Blogs: protecting your business from damaging posts

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2014

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down a valuable decision for business owners concerned their business reputation is being damaged by a

Restraint of trade in commercial agreements

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Restraint of trade clauses are not uncommon within commercial contracts. They operate to prevent one party from competing with the other during and

When fresh ain’t fresh

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • July 16 2014

Coles Supermarkets position fresh fruit, fresh flowers and fresh vegetables at the entrance to give shoppers the impression of entering a natural

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

Entrepreneurial class actions suffer a blow

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • July 10 2014

On 27 June 2014, Justice Ferguson in the Victorian Supreme Court found that Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd (MCI) did not have standing to

Full court settles position on apportionment of claims under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig 2014 FCAFC 64

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The recent case of Wealthsure Pty Ltd v Selig 2014 FCAFC 64 (Wealthsure v Selig) confirmed that a claim can be apportionable under the Corporations

Genetically Modified crops - no claims for pure economic loss

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2014

GM farmer not held liable for the pure economic losses suffered by his neighbouring Organic farmer when the Organic farmer lost his organic