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Doing business in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • May 9 2017

Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation formed in 1901 with six states (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South


The paramountcy of shareholder approval requirements for share buy-backs: in the matter of wollongong coal limited 2017 NSWSC 201
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 3 2017

The Supreme Court of NSW has held that section 259A(c) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) does not confer freestanding jurisdiction on courts to


Another reminder of the importance of registering security interests: nft specialized in tower cranes LLC -v- machforce pty ltd (in liq) 2017 WASC 95
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 3 2017

The Western Australian Supreme Court has further reinforced the importance of registering security interests under the Personal Property Securities


When will an employee be a de-facto director? In the matter of ACN 092 745 3302017 NSWSC 241
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 3 2017

This case serves as a reminder for senior employees to be mindful, when performing their duties, of the fine line that often exists between a person


Innovation Insights - 2017 AFR Banking and Wealth Summit
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • April 6 2017

The global economy is undergoing profound changes that many are calling a 'Fourth Industrial


No leniency on proxy requirements for meetings called by shareholders: In the matter of CellOS Software Ltd v Wong
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

This case serves as a reminder that while the power of shareholders under section 249F of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to call a general meeting


Broadening of NSW landholder duty and general anti-avoidance provisions
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

The State Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (NSW) (SRLA Bill) passed through New South Wales Parliament on 4 April 2017 and is awaiting Assent


Some useful insights on oppression claims: Peter Exton & Anor v Extons Pty Ltd & Ors
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

This case provides some useful guidance on some key aspects of oppression claims, and also illustrates that courts will be reluctant to wind up


Takeovers Schemes Review - Key Highlights 2017
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

On 17 March 2017, Gilbert Tobin released the 2017 edition of its Takeovers and Schemes Review, providing an in-depth review of 2016's public company


Raising the stakes: Keeping workers safe around mobile mining equipment
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

There are lessons to be learned by the mining industry from a Victorian decision which resulted in a major shipping company being convicted under OHS