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Shareholder agreements and the penalty doctrine

Australia - February 28 2019 Shareholder agreements will often contain a clause requiring a defaulting party to transfer its shareholding at an agreed price on the occurrence of…

The High Court rules in favour of the ATO, unlocking the gates to Paradise despite legal professional privilege claimed over corporate documents

Australia - September 3 2019 In a recent big win for the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), the High Court decision in Glencore International AG v Commissioner of Taxation [2019]…

Liliana Freeman, Andrew Lacey

Withdrawing unlawful ASIC forms from ASIC’s register: the importance of safeguarding your company’s corporate key and ensuring proper corporate steps are taken to effect your company’s changes

Australia - September 12 2019 What happens if there is an internal dispute within a company and ASIC forms are lodged without officeholder or member consent to change the company…

Andrew Lacey

Calls for stronger whistleblower protections answered by recent passage of Whistleblower Bill

Australia - March 7 2019 On 19 February, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 (the Bill) was passed by both the upper and lower house…

Andrew Lacey, Tal Prigan

The ACCC updates its Immunity and Cooperation Policy for Cartel Conduct

Australia - October 21 2019 From 1 October 2019, the ACCC's updated Immunity and Cooperation Policy for Cartel Conduct (the Policy) will apply to those seeking immunity for…

Luke Dominish, Chiara Rawlins