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Skyland scheme of arrangement - the possibility of undertaking M&A transactions during a scheme
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

The scheme of arrangement under which ASX listed Skyland Petroleum Limited was re-domiciled to the Cayman Islands suggests that undertaking M&A


Assessing damages for rectification costs: in for a penny, in for a pound
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 10 2016

When considering a referee's award of damages for breach of statutory warranties under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) as a result of non-compliance


How the Personal Property Securities Act applies to universities
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

Universities who sell property on retention of title terms, who hire, rent or lease out property, who buy or sell valuable second-hand property, who


The High Court of Australia will consider Security of Payment legislation for the first time
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

On 28 July 2016 the High Court of Australia granted special leave for the applicant in Southern Han Breakfast Point Pty Ltd v Lewence Construction


No right, no relief: Queensland Court of Appeal refuses application to extend expiry dates on bank guarantees
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 5 2016

Morrison JA of the Queensland Court of Appeal refused to grant an application for a mandatory injunction compelling a subcontractor to extend the


Fact trumps theory - Australian Competition Tribunal releases reasons for authorising Sea Swift's proposed acquisition of Toll marine freight business
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 5 2016

Faced with a choice between economic theory vs economic fact, the Australian Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) has decided strongly in favour of


Construction Law Update December 2015 - June 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 1 2016

The release of Infrastructure Australia's first-ever Australian Infrastructure Plan (AI Plan) is a welcome addition to the public policy debate - and


Out of time application does not divest adjudicator of jurisdiction
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 29 2016

The Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) has declined to review an adjudicator's determination made under section 31(2)(b) of the


High Court of Australia confirms fee provisions are penalties only if the fees are out of all proportion with the party's interests
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 28 2016

On Wednesday the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2016 HCA 28 in


Mortgagees in possession: are they entitled to the statutory warranties under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW)?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 27 2016

A mortgagee in possession of land will not become entitled to the benefit of statutory warranties andor home warranty insurance under the Home