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Safeguards to help consumers manage their debt levels
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 17 2014

In the recent case of ASIC v GE Capital Finance 2014 FCA 701, the Federal Court ordered consumer credit provider GE Capital Finance Australia pay a


Jamieson & Ors v Westpac 2014 QSC 32: a reminder to financial advisors
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 21 2014

In March this year the Supreme Court of Queensland delivered its decision in Jamieson & Ors v Westpac 2014 QSC 32. The decision is a reminder to


Vesting of unperfected security interests
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 11 2014

The decision in White & Anor v Spiers Earthworks Pty Ltd (SE) & Anor has examined the vesting provisions contained within the Personal Property


Obligations of controllers: selling property at market price
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 17 2013

Once appointed, mortgagees in possession (and receivers) owe a duty of care when selling mortgaged property. This duty is imposed by common law and


Hauff v Miller 2013 QCA 48: “subject to finance” clauses
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 12 2013

The Queensland Court of Appeal decision in Hauff v Miller reiterates that a purchaser will not always be able to rely on a 'subject to finance'


Jamieson v Westpac: assessment of damages
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 2 2014

Often the calculation of loss resulting from the negligence of advisers can be a difficult exercise. Initially accountants, financial advisers


Have you heard the one about the lawyer and the mortgage broker?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 28 2013

This article looks at the 2011 New South Wales Court of Appeal decision in Perpetual Trustee Company Ltd v Milanex Pty Ltd (in liquidation) 2011


Security interests and insolvent companies: the need to be pozz-itively perfect
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 27 2014

The recent case of Pozzebon (Trustee) v Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd, in the matter of Australian Gaming and Entertainment Ltd (in liq


The Bitcoin enigma
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 3 2014

Bitcoin is taking the world by storm due to its special character. In contrast to traditional currencies it exists only as electronic data and is


One super breach, multiple contraventions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 30 2012

On 6 February 2012, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) handed down its decision in Montgomery Wools Pty Ltd as trustee for Montgomery Wools Pty Ltd Super Fund v Commissioner of Taxation 2012 AATA 61 regarding related entity transactions between superannuation funds and related trust funds