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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

Dangers in using and relying upon directors’ electronic signatures
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • February 22 2017

Recently the New South Wales Court of Appeal considered whether a director was liable under a guarantee in a credit application where his electronic

A defect in the registration of a PPSR security interest can potentially cost millions
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • February 21 2017

Any party with a security interest registrable on the PPSR, including financiers and other lenders, and lessors in the business

Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to

Tax Planning: never lose sight of the forest from the trees
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down a decision that is a salutary reminder to directors that, in any corporate tax planning, it is

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

Timbercorp investors have the right to defend loan recovery claims
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • November 15 2016

The Timbercorp Group invested in agribusiness Managed Investment Schemes on behalf of some 18,500 investors. Many investors in the schemes entered

Will a deed of company arrangement be recognised and enforced by US and Canadian courts?
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • November 3 2016

In August I presented on cross-border insolvency at the joint Federal Court of Australia and Law Council of Australia conference on corporations law

The risks of accepting electronic signatures - 28 September 2016
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 28 2016

The recent decision of the NSW Court of Appeal in Williams Group Australia Pty Ltd v Crocker (handed down on 22 September) involved the common

A victory for commercial certainty and freedom of contract - Australian High Court guidance on penalty clauses
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

The recent Australian High Court decision in Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 2016 HCA 28 has provided much needed guidance on