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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


Federal Government releases draft regulations to address timeframe issues for PDS providers moving into the shorter PDS regime
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2011

The changes were previously announced by the Government on 8 June 2011, which aim to facilitate the introduction and transition to the 8 page PDS regime for regulated superannuation products and simple managed investment schemes


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