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Section 6 gone but not forgotten - the ‘no utility’ legacy
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • June 22 2017

On 1 June 2017, the Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Act 2017 (the Act) received Royal Assent and entered into force in New


Federal Court orders Acquire to pay a $4.5 million penalty - A lesson in how not to conduct telemarketing activities
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

On 30 May 2017, the Federal Court ordered Acquire Learning and Careers Pty Ltd (Acquire) to pay penalties of $4.5 million for engaging in unconscionable


Insolvency Insights: Can an unpaid seller stop goods in transit to obtain payment?
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

All Australian states have sale of goods legislation that, in certain circumstances, allows an unpaid seller to retain possession of goods in transit


Unauthorised transactions in breach of a director’s statutory and general law duties: In the matter of FAL Healthy Beverages Pty Ltd and FAL Retail Pty Ltd 2017 NSWSC 476
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has provided some valuable insights into the nature, content and relevant parameters of the duties of directors


Timing is everything when valuing shares of a start-up company: ILS Rehab Pty Ltd v Josephine Borg (as administrator of the estate of the late Damien Robert Borg) 2017 NSWSC 442
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

Timing is everything when valuing shares of a start-up company: ILS Rehab Pty Ltd v Josephine Borg (as administrator of the estate of the late Damien


Amendments give a new lease of life for PPSA
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

On 20 May 2017 amendments commenced to section 13 of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) to reduce red tape and regulatory risks


Compare and Contrast Effectiveness of Risk Allocation Clauses in Australia
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • May 25 2017

Risk allocation is a key purpose underlying commercial agreements between contracting parties. The process of risk allocation in the construction


Enterprise agreement drafting: the value of getting it right - and the way to do it
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 25 2017

In the 1983 hit "Words", singer F.R. David famously sang "Words don't come easy to me". While that lament was in the context of expressing love, the


Another PPSR error costs a financier millions
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • May 17 2017

Another financier has lost millions due to a faulty PPSR registration. A recent decision of Justice Black of the NSW Supreme Court in Production


Tax losses to be more readily available for companies and listed widely held trusts
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 16 2017

Legislation has been introduced to make it easier for companies (and listed widely held trusts) to access losses from prior years, where there has