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Reminder to directors: Legal advice to the company may be subject to your claim for legal professional privilege, unless
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 27 2017

Directors can assert legal professional privilege over legal advice provided to the company on the basis of joint privilege, and do not need to pay


Dealing with Statutory Demands
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • April 27 2017

The statutory demand process is widely used by companies wishing to secure prompt payment of debts owing by companies registered in Australia. This


Getting to no - making sure your negative option billing program is lawful
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 13 2017

Disclosure, meaningful trial periods, and a clear way to opt out are all key to ensuring your negative option billing program stays on the right side


FoFA Reforms: ASIC’s First Scalp
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 12 2017

In a judgment of the Federal Court of Australia published on 6 April 2017, ASIC claimed its first scalp for breaches of the "best interests" and


Mineralogy and Sino Iron: The Saga Continues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • April 11 2017

In our September edition of Construction Matters, in an article entitled "Mineralogy v Sino Iron: A Match Not Made In Heaven", we discussed the


Deferred Prosecution Agreements coming soon: Government releases paper on an Australian scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 11 2017

On 31 March 2017, the Australian Government released a public consultation paper on 'Improving enforcement options for serious corporate crime: a


Federal Court finds Domain lead consumers up the garden path
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 10 2017

A recent dispute between fierce digital and media rivals highlights the importance of making accurate claims when advertising and when broad claims


Achieving port in an insolvency storm - stays in a safe harbour?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 7 2017

The government has released draft legislation reforming insolvency laws to create a 'safe harbour' defence for directors faced with an insolvent


Not so perfect solution - Court relief sought to avoid automatic vesting
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 7 2017

On 7 April 2016, administrators were appointed to OneSteel. OneSteel, a member of the Arrium Group of Companies, subsequently entered into a deed of


Australian government releases draft insolvent trading and ipso facto legislation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 5 2017

On 28 March 2017, the Australian Federal Government (Government) released draft legislation in relation to two major reforms intended to encourage