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Secured parties and deeds of company arrangement: how secure is your circulating security interest?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

The conventional approach to a proposal by a grantor for execution of a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) by secured parties has been that secured


Selig v Wealthsure Pty Ltd - High Court clarifies the scope of the proportionate liability regime in the Corporations Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

On 13 May 2015, the High Court handed down a landmark decision unanimously overturning the May 2014 decision by the Full Court of the Federal Court


Polytrade v Glass Recovery Services
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

It is trite law that a statutory demand cannot be issued where there is a genuine dispute as to the alleged debt. A recent matter in the Supreme


It contracting issues: formation of contracts and 'subject to execution'
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 22 2015

It is not uncommon for parties to contract negotiations to agree to many of the terms while using the phrase 'subject to the execution of the


Making heads and tails of proportionate liability the High Court provides important clarification
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • July 21 2015

In the recent decision of Selig & Anor v Wealthsure Pty Limited & Ors 2015 HCA 18, the High Court has provided important clarification with respect


Privilege and internal investigations
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 20 2015

Conducting investigations into allegations of regulatory breaches, fraud or corruption can present serious legal and commercial risk if privilege


Gentlemen’s agreement foiled!
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • July 17 2015

This newsletter discusses the recent case of Civil & Civic Infrastructure Pty Ltd 2015 NSW SC 770, a New South Wales Supreme Court


Sharing the risk: proportionate liability clarified by the High Court
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • July 14 2015

The High Court recently handed down their much anticipated decision in Selig v Wealthsure, providing some well needed clarification on the


Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law has increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair trading


Can a director’s liability for insolvent trading be reduced by a set-off against the company?
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

If a director can exercise a right of set-off against a company in liquidation for a debt owed to the director or for a liability of the company to