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A review of the law on penalties
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • May 2 2016

With a High Court appeal pending in the bank fees class action case, Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2015 FCAFC 50


The Changing Role of Australian Boards in Oversight of Corporate Culture
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • April 11 2016

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's ("ASIC") recent crackdown on corporate culture, particularly focused on banks, has been


Before the High Court: ANZ Bank Fees
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 11 2016

In February the High Court commenced hearing the case of Paciocco v ANZ, the latest in a long saga concerning ANZ's bank fees. These fees included


Amendment and restatement - new, replacement or change?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • March 16 2016

There can be numerous modifications made to the terms of a commercial finance facility over its life. Sometimes these are contained in a short


Guaranteed certainty: creditors not required to exhaust remedies against a debtor before seeking to enforce a guarantee
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 11 2016

Rahan Constructions Pty Ltd (Rahan) was contracted to undertake commercial construction and other works in about April 2012. On or about this date


Class Actions in Australia: 2015 in Review
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 10 2016

2015 saw the commencement and settlement of class actions in a range of areas: shareholder, investor, consumer, product liability, environment, and


PPS Leases - Regularly engaged in the business of Leasing
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 15 2016

The dispute arose out of the installation at a site south of Port Headland, Western Australia, of four mobile gas turbine generator sets (Turbines


PPSA vesting rules: The Forge awakens
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • February 15 2016

By its much anticipated yet hardly surprising judgment in Forge Group Power Pty Limited (in liquidation)(receivers and managers appointed) v General


Court of Appeal gives guidance on enforceability of bank guarantee
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

Introduction The Queensland Court of Appeal has allowed a bank to enforce a personal guarantee given by a woman who claimed she was a volunteer and


Security of payment legislation and the Christmas and New Year shutdown
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 17 2015

The construction industry Christmas and New Year shutdown raises questions about what potential recipients of Payment Claims under Security of