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Does collective knowledge of a company’s officers equate to company knowledge?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 17 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Kojic 2016 FCAFC 186, in which the Court questioned whether the knowledge of a company


The push to increase penalties for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • March 16 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced its intention to pursue higher penalties for breaches of the Australian


New ATO draft ruling on company tax residence
  • Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

Last November, the High Court’s decisions in Bywater Investments and Hua Wang Bank (Bywater) confirmed that a number of companies incorporated


“All for one and one for all” : creditor successfully appoints SPLs to undertake tasks only it is willing to fund
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

This week’s TGIF considers a decision of the Victorian Supreme Court which examined the merits of appointing special purpose liquidators in


Valve ordered to pay A$3 million in penalties for consumer law breaches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

On 23 December 2016, the Federal Court ordered Valve Corporation


Legislation and proposed legislation - January and February 2017
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

The Government’s Consultation Paper - Increasing Transparency of the Beneficial Ownership of Companies seeks views on how to potentially increase


Cases - Corporate Advisory Update January and February 2017
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

Clarification of the meaning of ‘managerial or executive office’ for the purposes of the termination payments regime: Nichol v Discovery Africa


The right of members of a company to call a general meeting under the Corporations Act
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 7 2017

In March 2015, the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Act 2015 (Cth) (Amending Act) abolished the statutory right


US giant, Valve Corporation, fined $US2 million for its no refund policy
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • March 6 2017

Australia has very strong consumer protection laws, contained in the Australian Consumer Law (ACL


ABN but no ACN? Your PPSA registration may be defective
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 3 2017

This dispute centred on an error in the PPSR registration of a security interest in a crushing and screening plant used in the mining industry. The