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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


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


Supreme Court of NSW considers scope of a vendor's obligation to do "all things necessary" in SWM Financial Services Pty Ltd v Lloyd
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

This case concerned a contract for the sale of an accounting business by Mr Lloyd and Ms Wu (the vendors) to SWM Financial Services Pty Ltd (the purchasers


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


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


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


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