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Thinking| 10 Jul 2019
On 19 June 2019, the High Court delivered its judgment in one of the most hotly anticipated insolvency judgments this year, the Amerind appeal: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth.1 The High Court unanimously dismissed the appeal, upholding the Victorian Court of Appeal’s decision and confirming (although for differing reasons) that: […]
Thinking| 25 Sep 2018
The Commonwealth has released an exposure draft of the Corporations Amendment (Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements) Bill 2018 (Bill) for consultation which will make key amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act). The Bill strengthens the current provisions aimed to deter companies from diverting assets to avoid the payment of employee entitlements on […]
Thinking| 15 Feb 2016
The dispute arose out of the installation at a site south of Port Hedland, Western Australia, of four mobile gas turbine generator sets (Turbines) as part of a temporary power station established by Regional Power Corporation...
Thinking| 01 Dec 2015
With the introduction of the unfair preference regime in the Corporations Act 2001, a short provision was included...