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Setting aside creditors’ resolutions and the meaning of “interest of creditors as a whole”

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • April 11 2014

In DSG Holdings Australia Pty Ltd v Helenic Pty Ltd 2014 NSWCA 96, the Court of Appeal considered the meaning of the "interests of the creditors as

Execution of mortgage over real property in exchange for full discharge of director's unrelated liabilities held to be voidable as an unreasonable director-related transaction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2014

The Victorian Court of Appeal recently held that a payment, disposition or grant of security by a company to a person on behalf of, or for the

Passivity will not save a director of failed corporations from disqualification: Maley and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission 2013 AATA 924

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • February 25 2014

This case serves as an important reminder that board appointments should not be taken lightly - even as a "personal favour". Directors should ensure

Independence & taking referrals from potential targets

  • Holding Redlich
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 18 2014

Insolvency 18 February 2014 The recent Federal Court decision of ASIC & Franklin & Ors 2014 FCA 68 represents, respectfully, a noteworthy exercise

Creditors can successfully challenge an unfair deed of company arrangement

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 14 2014

The NSW Supreme Court has recently set aside a deed of company arrangement (DOCA) on the basis that it was prejudicial to creditors who voted against

What to do when the debt collector comes calling

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

If you are contacted by a debt collector, you should be frank about what you plan to do. If you dispute the debt, you should get legal advice as

Deeds of company arrangement after Retail Adventures

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 13 2014

Two days before Christmas, the Supreme Court of New South Wales delivered a bonus for the general unsecured creditors of the collapsed discount giant

High Court upholds Victorian Court of Appeal’s Willmott decision on disclaimer by liquidators

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • December 6 2013

In Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) 2013 HCA 51, the High Court has

Liquidator alert: court narrows unreasonable director related transactions

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • November 14 2013

In this eBulletin we discuss a recent Supreme Court of NSW decision: In the matter of Great Wall Resources Pty Limited (In Liq) 2013 NSWSC 354. This

Australia corporate update - October 2013

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2013

On 17 October, ASIC published an annual overview of corporate insolvencies based on statutory reports lodged by external administrators for the