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Director’s duties: shareholder’s interests not the same as the company’s

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 8 2014

The recent case of Australasian Annuities Pty Ltd (In Liquidation)(Receivers and Managers Appointed) v Rowley Super Fund Pty Ltd 2013 VSC 543

Drag-along clauses in Shareholder Agreements: invoking issues

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 8 2014

The case of William McCausland v Surfing Hardware International Holdings Pty Ltd 2013 NSWSC 902 showcases a creative attempt by a shareholder to

Directors’ liability: new reforms now in action

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 8 2014

The Directors' Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 (Qld) was passed on 29 October and commenced on 1 November. The aim of the Act is to reduce red

Directors’ conflicts of interest: management

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 2 2013

Directors owe duties to the organisation they govern both under the general law and statute. This occurs because the relationship between a director

Would you like GST with that? What is going wrong with GST clauses?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 6 2013

There has been a run of GST cases this year which have provided examples of where things can go wrong when the GST position for supplies is either

Deregistered companies and claims made policies

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2013

In our September 2013 Alert, we discussed the circumstances in which a third party can claim directly against another party's insurer. One of those

Novation beware the hidden traps

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

In the August MCW In-Focus, we discussed the concept of novation at a theoretical level. This included highlighting the risks of giving a seemingly

The employee “director” protection for deemed or shadow directors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 30 2013

So you have a nice office, a comfortable and secure job with a well established company, competitive salary and influence with your colleagues and

ACCC persistence pays off: Lux found to have engaged in unconscionable conduct

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 9 2013

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been successful in its appeal against the dismissal of proceedings, with the Full

Unconscionable, or just plain mean?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2013

The law will not protect individuals or businesses from simple errors of judgment or deals (contracts) that ultimately end up being bad for one party