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Bell Group appeal: issues for directors and creditors
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • November 5 2012

In the latest episode in one of Australia's most complex and lengthy commercial disputes, the Western Australia Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal by a syndicate of banks (the Banks) from a decision in favour of the liquidators of the Bell Group (the Group


The importance of registering your security interest, particularly in Australia
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 31 2016

In March 2013, four portable gas turbines worth about AU$50m had been leased to Forge Group Power Pty Ltd (Forge) by GE International Inc (GE) as


Voidable transactions in New Zealand - where to from here?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • March 29 2016

The majority expressly noted that, had they not felt bound by the Supreme Court's interpretation, they would have agreed with the minority and


Setting aside transactions: the good faith defence
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

In Madsen-Ries v Rapid Construction Ltd 2013 NZCA 489, the Court of Appeal considered an appeal concerning a liquidator's attempt to have a


Commission releases information on finance company investigations
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2010

Between 2006 and 2010, 50 New Zealand finance companies either went into liquidation or receivership, or froze payments


Power to appoint receiver - the terms of your contract are important
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • April 15 2011

In Taylor & Ors v Bank of New Zealand (HC, 14122010, Panckhurst J, Christchurch, CIV 2008-409-964), the High Court held that a bank's appointment of a receiver without any prior written notice to the debtor was in accordance with the terms of the security agreement and was therefore valid


Bankruptcy: canvassing other creditors not disqualifying conduct
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2010

Bank B sought adjudication in bankruptcy of F


The bankrupt forgives, but will the official assignee forget?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 30 2012

Official Assignee v Mayers and Ors concerns the common practice of forgiveness of debt owed by a family trust and the consequences of such a gifting programme in the event of the bankruptcy of the lender


Bank owes no duty of care to creditor of customer
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 1 2011

In ASB Bank Limited v Hall, the High Court confirmed that a bank does not owe a duty of care to a creditor, director or shareholder of a customer of the bank


Obligations as consideration
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 30 2012

In Wilson v APG Holdings Ltd (In Liquidation), Mrs Rita Wilson (Mrs W) received amounts totalling approximately $1m from APG Holdings Limited (in liquidation) (APG) of which her husband, Mr Terry Wilson (Mr W), was a director