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Shareholder activists restricted
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

A recent case has held that shareholder activists cannot requisition advisory votes in general meetings. This means that the meeting will not be


Ending a business relationship that has run its course
  • 13 Wentworth Selborne Chambers
  • Australia
  • August 27 2015

The topic has given me carte blanche to consider many doctrines of interesting and developing law that apply when (business) things fall apart, and the centre cannot hold


From administrator to official liquidator - impartiality, cost and qualification
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

It is not uncommon for companies served with wind up proceedings to appoint external administrators for the purposes of investigating the affairs of


It’s all a matter of interpretation, the costs of ‘convening’
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

The costs of ‘convening’. Whether the person requesting a Meeting of Creditors, pursuant to 5.6.15(1)(b) of the Corporations Regulations 2001 (Cth


Statutory ‘good faith’ obligations in light of Baldwin v Icon Energy Ltd 2015 QSC 12
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland (SCQ) in Baldwin & Anor v Icon Energy Ltd & Anor 2015 QSC 12 (Baldwin) confirmed that


Insider trading: what do you know?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

Unlike the market misconduct prohibitions in the Corporations Act, the insider trading prohibition does not involve strict liability. There is a very


Court considers electronic service of application to set aside a statutory demand
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

Victorian Supreme Court confirms that an application to set aside a statutory demand can be served electronically, and the Court's evaluation of a


Liquidated damages post Andrews - a double-edged sword
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

The Andrews and Paciocco cases have generated a lot of publicity around the law of penalties. Many articles have been written urging suppliers and


Ashley Services faces class action over inadequate prospectus
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

Ashley Services could be the next private education provider to feel the anger of jilted investors, with law firm William Roberts and litigation


A party allegedly in breach of its statutory duty cannot take advantage of proportionate liability legislation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

As section 74B of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) does not impose a duty but creates a statutory right, the party alleged to be in breach cannot