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ASX issues important reminders for listed entities
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2011

The ASX issued important information for listed entities in Update 0511


NSW Court of Appeal considers the contractual meaning of a "reasonable commercial endeavours" clause in Cypjayne Pty Limited v Babcock & Brown International Pty Ltd
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2011

The appeal concerned a contract whereby Blue Hills Village Management (Liverpool) Pty Ltd (BHVML) had agreed to sell Allocated Places in its aged care facility to CAGCare Pty Ltd (CAGCare


Federal Government announces price of carbon and releases Clean Energy Legislative Package
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2011

According to the Government's media release dated 10 July 2011, the price of carbon will be $23 for each tonne of pollution beginning on 1 July 2012


Supreme Court of Queensland outlines the consequences of providing for a "fair market value" in relation to the valuation of joint venture interests
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2011

Vale Belvedere Pty Ltd v BD Coal Pty Ltd 2011 QSC 173 concerned a joint venture agreement between the parties, under which Vale Belvedere Pty Ltd (Vale Belvedere) had exercised an option to purchase the interests of BD Coal Pty Ltd (BD Coal


Supreme Court of NSW considers scope of shareholder power in In the matter of Winlyn Developments Pty Ltd
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 14 2011

In this case, 2 shareholders of Winlyn Developments Pty Ltd (Winlyn), Ms Yu Wen Cao and Mr Jinbiao Zheng, convened a general meeting of the company


Supreme Court of NSW considers the exercise of a shareholder's special constitutional powers outside of a general meeting in Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Limited v Cassegrain
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 14 2011

The defendant was a director of the plaintiff company, Gerard Cassegrain & Co (GC & Co). GC & Co sought an order that the defendant pay compensation for alleged breaches of his fiduciary duty as a director


Treasury releases proposed directors' liability reforms for public consultation
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

On 27 January 2012, the Treasury released an exposure draft of the Personal Liability for Corporate Fault Reform Bill 2012


Further reforms to executive remuneration laws announced
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

Following recommendations made by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, the Government has announced that it will amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in order to improve disclosure in executive remuneration reports


PPSA register commenced on 30 January 2012 but it's not all smooth sailing
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

The national Personal Property Securities (PPS) Register commenced on Monday, 30 January 2012


Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia considers fiduciary and statutory duties owed by directors to a company in Omnilab Media Pty Limited v Digital Cinema Network Pty Ltd
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

This case concerned a joint venture company, Digital Cinema Network Pty Ltd (DCN), which negotiated with film studios and cinema owners in preparing Virtual Print Fee (VPF) agreements with regards to US film studies providing financial assistance to cinema owners converting movie projections from analogue to digital