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Compelling a trustee to make distribution - Saunders v Vautier

  • McCabes
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Tami and Ami were residuary beneficiaries of a testamentary trust which owned 50 of the voting shares in a proprietary company. The trust was

Lawyer driven class actions a potential abuse of process

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 24 2015

In a judgment handed down just prior to Christmas, the Victorian Court of Appeal has held that it is an abuse of process to commence a class action

RK property insights March 2015

  • Russell Kennedy
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 20 2015

The Government is seeking views on proposed reforms to strengthen Australia's foreign investment framework, particularly around residential real

Incorrect execution a real contract killer

  • Maddocks
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 18 2015

In the recent decision of Knight Frank Australia Pty Ltd v Paley Properties Pty Ltd 2014 SASCFC 103, the Full Court of South Australia drives home

Late for an important date? Extending security interest registration periods

  • Allens
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 13 2015

The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently addressed the matters to be taken into consideration when deciding whether or not to grant an extension

Company meetings - tips and insights: the role of the chair

  • Addisons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The constitutions of most companies divide the corporate powers between the Board of Directors, which is usually given the power to manage the

Arbitrate or adjudicate - do you still get a choice?

  • McCabes
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 12 2015

Contracting parties are increasingly including 'arbitration clauses' in contracts. These clauses allow parties to resolve contractual disputes by way

Paper: shareholder class actions in Australia

  • Allens
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 10 2015

The first shareholder class action in Australia was commenced in 1999. Since that time, more than 40 shareholder class actions have been commenced

Competition review: March 20151

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 10 2015

On 10 February 2015, in proceedings brought by the ACCC, the Federal Court of Australia (Court), ordered by consent that Origin Energy Limited and

Shareholder suit for non-disclosure to the market fails on all counts

  • Cordato Partners
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 9 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the shareholder suit against Babcock & Brown Limited (In Liquidation) ("BBL") and its liquidator for