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Important changes to Queensland’s defamation laws come into force

Australia - July 5 2021 As of 1 July 2021, the last of the recent reforms to the Defamation Act 2005 (Qld) came into effect, bringing Queensland’s defamation framework into…

Katharine Bligh, Miranda Klibbe, Lila Samysheva

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, Graham Roberts, Ben Williams

Are you a company 'officer'? High Court clarifies the scope of Corporations Act definition

Australia - March 12 2020 On 11 March 2020, the High Court handed down its decision in ASIC v King [2020] HCA 4, a decision that considers the scope of definition of company…

Making a loan to a company and not to an individual as borrower: Is it a valid loan, a sham or procured by unconscionable conduct?

Australia - July 18 2019 Recently, the courts have considered the validity of loans made to a company in circumstances where the loan was guaranteed by an individual and it…

Mali Karunaratne, Miranda Klibbe, Graham Roberts, Ben Williams

Creditor defeats liquidator’s unfair preference claim

Australia - July 10 2019 It is a defence to an unfair preference claim to show there were no reasonable grounds to suspect the insolvency of the debtor company. Referred to…

Mali Karunaratne, Miranda Klibbe, Graham Roberts, Ben Williams