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Bill introduced to improve the standard of audits in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2012

The Corporations Legislation Amendment (Audit Enhancement) Bill 2012 (Cth) was introduced into Federal parliament on 29 February 2012


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


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


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


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


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