Leasing eBulletin - 9 December 2013

The High Court in Willmott Growers Group has upheld a Victorian Court of Appeal decision that a lease can be disclaimed by the liquidator of a landlord. In this eBulletin we will discuss the very significant implications this decision will have for tenants.  Read more...

Commercial Disputes eBulletin - 14 November 2013

In this eBulletin we discuss a recent Supreme Court of NSW decision: In the matter of Great Wall Resources Pty Limited (In Liq) [2013] NSWSC 354. This decision provides useful insight into the scope of unreasonable director-related transactions.  Read more...

Commercial Disputes eBulletin - 11 September 2013

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Modcol Pty Ltd v National Buildplan Group Pty Ltd serves as a reminder to contractors to seek timely payment of claims under construction contracts, as any rights to payment which may have accrued under Security of Payment Legislation will be suspended once an administrator or liquidator is appointed over the principal.  Read more...

Insolvency eBulletin - 2 May 2013

A liquidator is entrusted with an important function in a company’s liquidation or voluntary winding up. The amount of debt a creditor is able to recover is dependent on the liquidator acting with - and being seen to act with - complete impartiality and in the best interest of all the parties interested in the property and liabilities of the company.  Read more...

Corporate eBulletin - 31 July 2012

The Personal Property Securities Register was launched on 30 January 2012. As part of this process, over 4.7 million security interests recorded on 23 Commonwealth, state and territory registers were migrated across to the new register.   Read more...

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