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Australian insolvency law reforms aim to increase business restructuring opportunities
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 22 2016

The Australian government is working to significantly reform Australia's current insolvency laws by mid-2017. The reforms are intended to achieve


Consequences of bringing a deed of company arrangement to a premature end
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 3 2016

This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v BE100 Property Investments Pty Ltd 2016 FCA 597 where the court found


Corporate Advisory Update - May 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 3 2016

The Government has proposed a technology neutral mode of distributing company meeting notices and materials which aims to facilitate innovation and


Australia's shifting insolvency regime
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • May 24 2016

In April 2016, the Australian Treasury Department released a Proposals Paper setting out proposals directed at improving the Australian insolvency


Availability of indirect market based causation to shareholders
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • May 18 2016

The issue of how causation can be established has been one significant debate in Australian Securities class actions involving alleged breaches of


No green light for establishing causation in shareholder claims
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

While shareholders may only need to establish indirect market causation, there are still significant obstacles for establishing shareholder claims


Corporate and Business Rescue in Australia: Insolvency Law Reform Process Continues as Government Releases Proposals Paper
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

On 7 December 2015, the Australian Government released its "National Innovation and Science Agenda" ("Agenda"). In the Agenda, the Government


No right to terminate for insolvency - call for comments
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

From a projects perspective, the key measure proposed involves constraining the use of clauses which allow contracts to be terminated solely due to


Class actions - can investors now sue without proving direct reliance?
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

The NSW Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in Re HIH Insurance Limited (In Liq). This long-running saga began with the collapse 15


Special purpose receivers - court’s broad power to override trust deed
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 22 2016

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of Banksia Securities Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and Managers Appointed) 2016 NSWSC 357 in w