Publications

Date Title Author Practice Area
19 Jun 2014

When can someone rely on a forged director’s signature?

Directors of companies should be alive to the risk that their company can incur liabilities and obligations without their knowledge or consent.

The Corporations Act 2001...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
19 Jun 2014

Should I stay or should I go?

The Supreme Court has a wide discretion to stay the execution of a Writ of Possession. The Courts have long held that this discretion is to be exercised in a variety of...

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Sarina Roppolo Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
19 Jun 2014

Donnelly v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2014] NSWCA 145

A defence commonly raised by borrowers when faced with recovery proceedings by a lender is to claim that they did not receive a full explanation of the effect of the loan...

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Sarina Roppolo Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
13 Jun 2014

Two's almost a company, three's a 'crowd': CAMAC'S recommendations on crowd sourced equity funding in Australia

The Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) recently released a report on crowd sourced equity funding (CSEF) in Australia, in...

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Corporate Advisory
12 Jun 2014

Guidance for Mortgagees on Applications to Stay Evictions

On 10 June 2014, His Honour, Justice Bellew, handed down a decision in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in proceedings Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited v...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
04 Jun 2014

Loose lips sink ships: ASIC’s report on the handling of confidential information in light of pending corporate transactions

In the second half of 2013, ASIC reviewed the conduct of a number of listed companies and their advisers before the public announcement of market-sensitive corporate deals. In...

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Corporate & Commercial
14 May 2014

New Dividends Test

On 10 April 2014, the Exposure Draft of the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014 was released for comment. The Bill proposes...

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Corporate Advisory
08 May 2014

High Court Upholds Primacy of Liquidator's Lien

On 7 May 2014 the High Court handed down a decision overturning the findings of the Victorian Court of Appeal in a case involving competing priorities between a secured...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
08 May 2014

High Court Decision on Mistaken Payments Claims Australian Financial Services and Leasing v Hills Industries & Anor

In our October 2013 newsletter we reported that Australian Financial Services and Leasing Pty Limited (AFSL) had being granted special leave to appeal to the High Court from...

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08 May 2014

High Court Decision on Mistaken Payments Claims Australian Financial Services and Leasing v Hills Industries & Anor

In our October 2013 publication we reported that Australian Financial Services and Leasing Pty Limited (AFSL) had being granted special leave to appeal to the High Court from...

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