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Australian court winds up UK company and dismisses recognition application by UK moratorium restructuring practitioners

Australia, United Kingdom - June 29 2021 A Supreme Court in Australia has dismissed an application by a UK company’s moratorium restructuring practitioners for recognition of a UK moratorium…

Oliver Caine.

Obtaining disclosure of information before court proceedings

Australia - April 28 2021 Before commencing court proceedings, a claimant will need to ascertain the identity of the person to sue and whether they have a claim against them…

Oliver Caine.

Can a trustee in bankruptcy lodge a caveat over a home that is held on trust?

Australia - April 14 2021 It is possible for a trustee in bankruptcy to make a claim to property held by a bankrupt on trust. For example, by lodging a caveat over a home that…

Ben Williams.

Protecting your family home against creditors

Australia - April 6 2021 The presumption of advancement is commonly used as a means of protecting the family home against creditors. In a recent Federal Court decision, the…

Mali Karunaratne, Miranda Klibbe, Rocco Russo, Ben Williams.

Mining leases: environmental liability of office holders, receivers and liquidators

Australia - March 23 2021 The Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) (EPA) imposes duties to prevent environmental harm. There are significant penalties for contravention…

Leanne O’Neill.