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The PPSA commencement date to be delayed beyond 31 October 2011
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

On 2 September 2011, the Commonwealth Attorney General's department advised that commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) and PPS Register will be delayed, as the proposed 31 October 2011 commencement date was not achievable


COAG sets out a new milestone for national reform of directors' liability
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

Currently, directors and officers are subject to various Federal, State and Territory laws governing directors' liability


Supreme Court of Victoria finds total failure of consideration in JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd & anor v P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd & anor
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

This case concerned an agreement between the parties under which P Battlay Holdings Pty Ltd (PHB) granted JD No 6 (Dava) Pty Ltd (JD) an option to purchase one of PHB's properties


Close of submissions on senate inquiry into FIRB's "national interest test"
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

A Senate inquiry into the adequacy of the "national interest test" after community concerns about foreign acquisition of Australian agricultural land was launched in July, chaired by Senator Bill Heffernan


NSW Court of Appeal considers the scope of a vendor's warranty in a business sale in Aysun Pty Ltd v Cregan
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

This case arose from the Cregans' sale of their hotel business to Aysun Pty Ltd (Aysun


Federal Court considers request for inspection of company books in Hanks v Admiralty Resources NL
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

In this case, the plaintiff was a minority shareholder who held 0.00005 of the issued capital in Admiralty Resources NL (Admiralty


ASIC releases information sheet on voting on the remuneration report resolution
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

ASIC released an information sheet to provide options for listed companies to consider when complying with the current rules introduced by the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Director and Executive Remuneration) Act 2011 (Cth) until amending legislation is introduced to address a legislative oversight


Supreme Court of NSW considers shareholders' rights upon entering into share surrender agreements in McLaughlin v Dungowan Manly Pty Ltd (No 3)
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 22 2011

This case concerns a long-running dispute between the parties which began in 2006


PPSA registration commencement time currently looks to be 30 January 2012
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 9 2011

The Attorney-General's Department has confirmed that the last significant activity required before commencement of the PPS system occurred on 21 November 2011


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

The ASX issued important information for listed entities in Update 0511