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‘Not so onerous!’ - NSW Supreme Court declares purported disclaimer of contract null and void
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 1 2016

This week's TGIF considers In the matter of Blue Sennar Air Pty Ltd (in liq); In the matter of Eye Plantain Pty Ltd (in liq) 2016 NSWSC 772 in which


Stripping an administrator of his appointment
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

In Australian Securities & Investment Commission v Planet Platinum Ltd 2016 VSC 120, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC


Timbercorp Investors get second bite
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • June 21 2016

On 1 June 2016 the Victorian Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (Timbercorp) v Collins (Collins


Corporate Advisory Update - May 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 3 2016

The Government has proposed a technology neutral mode of distributing company meeting notices and materials which aims to facilitate innovation and


International review - May 2016
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 31 2016

Since our last update, there have been significant developments in the FI and D&O landscape. November saw the first ever UK deferred prosecution


Availability of indirect market based causation to shareholders
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • May 18 2016

The issue of how causation can be established has been one significant debate in Australian Securities class actions involving alleged breaches of


Misconduct and mismanagement: Winding up on the just and equitable ground
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 19 2016

In most cases, the precondition for the appointment of a liquidator and the winding up of a company by a court is that a company is insolvent


Receivers' application for review of remuneration dismissed
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • October 2 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia demonstrates the importance of professional insolvency service providers reviewing their work


Australian listed public company’s centre of main interests found to be the USA
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, USA
  • August 1 2014

In the decision Young, Jr (on behalf of debtor-in-possession of Buccaneer Energy Ltd) v Buccaneer Energy Ltd 2014 FCA 711, the Federal Court of


Referral relationships with liquidator when is this a conflict?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 25 2014

It is common for liquidators to work with a few firms or individuals, and for referrals to be predominantly distributed among those parties