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S440J(1) will not always protect directorguarantors where borrower is in administration
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 26 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Mizuho Bank Ltd v Ackroyd where the Court considered whether s 440J will prevent the continuation of proceedings to


Misleading and deceptive conduct by directors - a timely reminder of the repercussions of making a misleading market announcement
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

A recent prosecution by ASIC against an ASX listed mining exploration company serves as a timely reminder about the repercussions of making


Company directors who cannot read or understand English warned by court
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • August 23 2016

In a time of ever increasing investment in Australia from the Asia Pacific region, a recent case serves as a timely reminder that overseas-based


Exploitation of overseas workers - Summary of recent FWO decisions
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

Two overseas workers on student visas have been found to have been underpaid thousands of dollars, during a random audit of a fast-food business by


After Adopting the “Fraud-on-the-Market” Presumption of Reliance, Australia is Poised to Become a Plaintiff-Friendly Venue
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The United States is a popular location for securities class actions, due in large part to its reputation as a generally plaintiff-friendly system. A


"Penalties" and fairness of consumer and small business contracts
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

Businesses already examining their standard form contracts should be taking this opportunity to review them for possible penalty clauses, following


Pre-employment representations can land employers in hot water
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

A Federal Court ruling has found that an employer engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct during pre-employment negotiations and awarded the


Can the dismissal of a worker constitute a breach of the good faith bargaining obligations?
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

The Fair Work Commission recently ordered the reinstatement of a shop steward on the basis that the employer's conduct in dismissing the shop steward


Shareholder Rights Limited - Boards Hold Management Powers
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

In recent times, shareholders have placed great emphasis on becoming more involved with the running of their companies. This demand for enhanced


Skyland scheme of arrangement - the possibility of undertaking M&A transactions during a scheme
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

The scheme of arrangement under which ASX listed Skyland Petroleum Limited was re-domiciled to the Cayman Islands suggests that undertaking M&A