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Litigation| 03 Jul 2020
The Supreme Court of Queensland has examined quorum busting and the assumptions that can be made when dealing with a company under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act). The decision is Gallop Reserve Pty Ltd v Matton Developments Pty Ltd  QSC 113.
Thinking| 19 Jun 2020
In three related judgments delivered on 27 May 2020, Justice Davies found in favour of the liquidators of Gunns Limited (in liquidation) (Liquidators) against creditors Badenoch Integrated Logging Pty Ltd (Badenoch), Bluewood Industries Pty Ltd (Bluewood), and Edenborn Pty Ltd (Edenborn) for ...
Thinking| 26 May 2020
In this article, our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team explain the doctrine of marshalling, provide a practical example and examine a recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal.
Insolvency| 11 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created practical challenges for voluntary administrators. In this article, we review a number of recent decisions which highlight the flexibility within the voluntary administration regime, and the court’s approach in aiding voluntary administrators during their ...
Insolvency| 05 May 2020
In the decision of Goyal handed down on 7 April 2020, Justice Markovic of the Federal Court has given approval to liquidators to enter into a litigation funding agreement under section 477(2B) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Our Dispute Resolution team explains ...