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AWB “oil for wheat” scandal - the duty of directors to investigate
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 21 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria has found that Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited (AWB), breached his duties as a director


ACCC win against Flight Centre in High Court raises competition compliance risk for dual distribution models.
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

A majority of the High Court (French CJ dissenting) today has ruled against Flight Centre, finding that Flight Centre was in fact in competition with


ACCC v Woolworths - Distinguishing unconscionable conduct when dealing with suppliers
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2016

On 8 December 2016, the Federal Court (per Yates J) dismissed unconscionable conduct proceedings brought under section 21 of the Australian Consumer


Costs orders in the Roe 8 saga: No 'free kick' for public interest litigants
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

On 1 November 2016, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia delivered its decision


No duty of care owed in connection with accelerated entitlement offers
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 16 2016

NSW Supreme Court confirms that ASX-listed companies and their underwriters do not owe shareholders any duty of care in the way they conduct


Rethinking Regulation: 2016 GT Infrastructure Regulation Policy Workshop
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom
  • November 4 2016

Infrastructure regulation and policy has been viewed by many as dull and lifeless. However, 2016 may be the year that dispels that myth


The growth and growth of litigation funding and “open class” shareholder class actions
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • October 31 2016

Last week's Federal Court decision marks an important change to the process of litigation funding for class actions. It is significant because it


Corporate Advisory Update - September and October 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • October 28 2016

In this issue, you will find: Legislation and proposed legislation Rethinking the Competition and Consumer Act: Exposure draft legislation lays


Native Title Compensation: An Answer?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

On 24 August 2016, the Federal Court handed down the first compensation determination for the extinguishment of native title in Griffiths v Northern


Put it on the JV tab: Increased scope for Operator to pursue plans and charge costs back to the JV
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

On 27 July 2016 Chaney J handed down his decision in the case of Santos (BOL) Pty Ltd v Apache Northwest Pty Ltd. This case is the latest decision in